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Though the value of pitcher victories have been greatly reduced as advanced stats have become more prominent, reaching 20 wins in a season is still a very significant and special achievement for a starting pitcher. For Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Sc…Share Tweet
Tribe passes Texas for WC spot with win vs. HoustonMLB.com Sep 20, 2013The Indians picked up a 2-1 rain-shortened win against the Astros on Friday night thanks to some some poor defense by Houston and the storm that soon followed at Progressive Field. The victory was the seventh in the past nine games for Cleveland.Share TweetESPN.com Sep 20, 2013Zach McAllister lasted five innings and the Cleveland Indians got two gift runs from Houston in a 2-1, rain-shortened victory over the Astros on Friday night to remain near the top of the AL wild-card standings.Share Tweet
Answer Man: Terry Francona talks Indians, Red Sox, Expos, Michael Jordan, going bald, Dustin Pedroia, Belichick hoodies and Billyahoo.com Sep 20, 2013Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona literally grew up in Major League Baseball; his father, Tito Francona, hit 125 home runs over nearly 5,800 plate appearances from 1956-1970, and he brought his kid into every clubhouse along the way. Though he wa…Share Tweet
The Juice: Wild Card hopefuls Nationals and Indians win to enter weekend against MLB’s worst teamsyahoo.com Sep 20, 2013Less than two weeks to go in season No. 6 of the Juice! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox confirmed their postseason reservations Thursday, celeb…Share Tweet
Indians Win Rain-Shortened GameSep 20The Indians beat the Astros 2-1 in seven innings.
A's Blank TwinsSep 20Bartolo Colon struck out eight in the A's 11-0 win over the Twins.
Royals Sneak Past RangersSep 20Baseball Tonight Spotlight: A bases-loaded walk lifted the Royals past the Rangers 2-1.
Web GemsSep 20Does Stephen Drew's stop, roll and throw to first top Jose Iglesias' reigning Web Gem?