Cleveland Indians News and Rumors

  • Carrasco Ks 12 in 2-Hitter, Indians Top Astros 2-0

    Carrasco Ks 12 in 2-Hitter, Indians Top Astros 2-0

    nytimes.com Updated 43 minutes ago
    Carlos Carrasco threw a two-hitter with a career-high 12 strikeouts to lead the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros 2-0 Wednesday night.
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  • Kluber Strikes Out 14, Indians Top Astros 4-2

    Kluber Strikes Out 14, Indians Top Astros 4-2

    nytimes.com 24 hours ago
    Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings and the Cleveland Indians halted their four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
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  • Altuve passes Biggio with club-record 211th hit

    Altuve passes Biggio with club-record 211th hit

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    Jose Altuve, the little second baseman who could, slapped a double to left field in the fifth inning and hit a single in the seventh inning of Tuesday's game against the Indians, giving him 211 hits for the season. That passed Craig Biggio's franchise s…
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  • Walters day to day with right rib soreness

    Walters day to day with right rib soreness

    MLB.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    Indians second baseman Zach Walters is "hopefully day to day" after leaving Monday's game against the Astros due to soreness in his right ribs, manager Terry Francona said on Tuesday.
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  • McHugh has bruised left forearm after comebacker

    McHugh has bruised left forearm after comebacker

    MLB.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)
    Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh was forced to leave in the seventh inning of Monday's game against the Indians with a left forearm contusion after being struck by a sharp comebacker off the bat of third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall.
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  • Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ …

    Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Earns 19th Win

    nytimes.com Sep 15 (3 days ago)
    Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.
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  • Jason Kipnis uses expletives on Twitter after fan calls Indians…

    Jason Kipnis uses expletives on Twitter after fan calls Indians 'pathetic'

    yahoo.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    Jason Kipnis of the Cleveland Indians did something Saturday night — well, a few things — a major leaguer probably shouldn't do after a tough loss. • He went on the internet. • He checked Twitter. • He responded emotionally to an emotional message left …
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  • Kinsler, Martinez HRs Help Tigers Sweep Indians

    Kinsler, Martinez HRs Help Tigers Sweep Indians

    nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh and the Detroit Tigers swept a three-game series against Cleveland by beating the Indians 6-4 Sunday.
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  • Francona trusts Shaw in eighth despite lefty splits

    Francona trusts Shaw in eighth despite lefty splits

    MLB.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    The eighth inning belongs to Indians setup man Bryan Shaw. Despite some unfavorable splits against left-handed hitters, Shaw has pitched well enough to earn the trust of manager Terry Francona for most late-game situations.
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  • Raburn's season in doubt after knee injury

    Raburn's season in doubt after knee injury

    MLB.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    The Indians are not sure how much time utility man Ryan Raburn will miss due to his left knee injury. With a little more than two weeks left on the schedule, it is possible that Raburn's season is at risk.
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  • Roundup: Alex Avila’s Homer Helps Tigers Maintain A.L. Central …

    Roundup: Alex Avila’s Homer Helps Tigers Maintain A.L. Central Lead

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Sep 14 (4 days ago)
    Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Detroit Tigers held on to their slim lead in the division with a win over the Cleveland Indians.
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  • Roundup: Mets End Home Futility Against Nationals

    Roundup: Mets End Home Futility Against Nationals

    nytimes.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    Miami’s Anthony DeSclafani was fined and suspended, while Milwaukee’s Mike Fiers was fined after Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was injured after being struck in the face by a pitch.
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  • Tigers take division lead behind J.D.'s huge night

    Tigers take division lead behind J.D.'s huge night

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    With Friday's 7-2 win over the Indians, led by J.D. Martinez's four RBIs and David Price's brilliant start, the Tigers took a half-game lead in the American League Central.
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  • Pipeline Inbox: What will the All-Star team look like in five y…

    Pipeline Inbox: What will the All-Star team look like in five years?

    MLB.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    Jim Callis answers questions about what prospects will end up as All-Stars, the Cubs' strategy with their prospects, and Indians first baseman Bobby Bradley.
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  • Kluber takes place among game's elite

    Kluber takes place among game's elite

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 12 (6 days ago)
    Indians ace Corey Kluber, who has shown a knack for thriving in close games in unassuming fashion this season, has Cleveland's pitching staff headed in right direction.
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  • Santana ties own club mark for HRs by switch-hitter

    Santana ties own club mark for HRs by switch-hitter

    MLB.com Sep 11 (6 days ago)
    Two months into the season, it seemed improbable that Carlos Santana would find his way into the record book for the Indians. After another strong showing in Thursday's doubleheader sweep of the Twins, that is exactly where Santana's name belongs.
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  • Leader of 9/11 relief efforts tosses first pitch

    Leader of 9/11 relief efforts tosses first pitch

    MLB.com Sep 11 (6 days ago)
    Before the Indians took on the Twins on Thursday afternoon, Cleveland paid tribute to those lost more than a decade ago and honored those who served the country on that day and in the years since. As part of the pregame ceremony, Major George Polarek, t…
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  • Twins-Indians Rained Out, Doubleheader Thursday

    Twins-Indians Rained Out, Doubleheader Thursday

    nytimes.com Sep 10
    A year after flourishing down the stretch and landing a playoff spot, the Cleveland Indians are trying to do it again.
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  • Arcia Homers as Twins Trip Indians 4-3

    Arcia Homers as Twins Trip Indians 4-3

    nytimes.com Sep 9
    Oswaldo Arcia's two-run homer capped Minnesota's four-run fourth inning against Trevor Bauer, and the Twins dented Cleveland's playoff hopes with a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night.
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  • Schafer returns after missing two games with bruised ribs

    Schafer returns after missing two games with bruised ribs

    MLB.com Sep 9
    Left fielder Jordan Schafer returned to the Twins' lineup Tuesday for their series opener against the Indians. Schafer sat out Minnesota's previous two games with bruised ribs, but declared himself good to go following an off-day Monday.
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  • Tribe outrights Dickerson to Triple-A Columbus

    Tribe outrights Dickerson to Triple-A Columbus

    MLB.com Sep 9
    Prior to Tuesday's game against the Twins, the Indians sent Chris Dickerson outright to Triple-A Columbus, which had its season end last week. The move reduced Cleveland's active roster to 34 players and now gives the club a chance to place a higher pri…
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  • Video - Tigers Sweep Indians 00:40

    Tigers Sweep Indians

    Sep 14
    Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer in the Tigers' 6-4 win over the Indians.
  • Video - Tigers Edge Indians 00:42

    Tigers Edge Indians

    Sep 13
    Alex Avila's two-run home run in the eighth inning gave the Tigers a 5-4 win over the Indians.
  • Video - Santana Leads Indians In Game 2 00:44

    Santana Leads Indians In Game 2

    Sep 11
    Carlos Santana had a home run and an RBI single in the Indians' 2-0 win over the Twins.
  • Video - Kluber Strong In Win 00:51

    Kluber Strong In Win

    Sep 11
    Corey Kluber pitched 8 1/3 innings and gave up two runs with seven strikeouts in the Indians' 8-2 win over the Twins.

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