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Tribe tabs rookie Salazar for Wild Card Game

Tribe tabs rookie Salazar for Wild Card Game

MLB.com Updated Oct 1, 2013
While drenched in champagne in the wake of Sunday's 5-1 win over the Twins, Indians manager Terry Francona announced that rookie Danny Salazar will take the ball for the Tribe in Wednesday's American League Wild Card Game in Cleveland.
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  • Rays, Tribe hoping 'pens will be saving grace

    Rays, Tribe hoping 'pens will be saving grace

    MLB.com Oct 1, 2013
    If Wednesday night's American League Wild Card Game is decided by the bullpens, which team has the advantage? Indians manager Terry Francona may turn to Justin Masterson late, while Rays skipper Joe Maddon is confident with his rested relievers.
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  • 'Other guy' no more: Cobb ready for Wild Card match

    'Other guy' no more: Cobb ready for Wild Card match

    MLB.com Oct 1, 2013
    Often perceived as the "other guy" in the Rays' highly-touted rotation, Alex Cobb ended the season as the best pitcher on the staff, and on Wednesday night, he'll start in the American League Wild Card Game against the Indians at Progressive Field.
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  • Survival of the fittest: Rays, Tribe set for showdown

    Survival of the fittest: Rays, Tribe set for showdown

    MLB.com Oct 1, 2013
    The Tampa Bay Rays and the Cleveland Indians have already survived so much this season to get to this point. Now we'll see who survives one more game.
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  • Video - Indians Avoided Chicken And Beer 00:21

    Indians Avoided Chicken And Beer

    Oct 1
    Indians manager Terry Francona joked that Cleveland's success was because they stayed away from chicken and beer.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton's mailbag -- Don't give up ground game

    Oct 1
    Mailbag: Teams that let their run game slide too much usually struggle, writes John Clayton.
  • NBA -- Do the Los Angeles Clippers have a big three?

    Oct 1
    If the Clippers are going to have their own big three, the key is the progress of DeAndre Jordan.
  • Don Banks: Matt Schaub's time in Houston may be running out

    Oct 1
    Imagine how strange and downright novel it must feel to be Tony Romo about now, waking up each day as merely the second-most embattled NFL quarterback in Texas. He owes Houston's Matt Schaub for that one.
  • NBA: Why is Jason Collins not on an NBA roster?

    Oct 1
    Why is Jason Collins still a free agent? Marc Stein looks at the factors keeping the veteran center off an NBA roster.