November 25, 2014

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Live at Game 5 – 11:20

QUIET ISN’T GOOD AT THE JAKE Top of the eighth, Indians down 4-1. You can count the number of spinning Tribe-time towels on one hand. It’s one quiet place. The Indians are on their way to Boston tomorrow for Game 6 unless they rally back. The attendance at tonight’s game was just announced as 44,588.   WHY CAN’T Read More…

Joe Torre out as Yankee manager

Joe Torre is out as manager of the New York Yankees, rejecting a substantial pay cut after the team failed to make it past the first round of the playoffs for the third straight year.   Torre turned down a $5 million, one-year contract Thursday that still would have made him the highest paid manager Read More…

Call center jobs up to 840

TeleTech Corp. announced today that it will expand the call center it plans to open in Amherst Township , adding 340 jobs to the 500 jobs it had announced in August. Chuck Koskovich, vice president of the Colorado-based company, said the medical call center the company originally planned to bring to Lorain County will be Read More…

One last mountain before the Rockies

CLEVELAND — “The Indians are going to the World Series.” Those are the words Tribe fans have yearned to hear for a decade, words that could be bellowing out of the mouth of the team’s recognizable radio man Tom Hamilton when this night is over. Owning a 3-1 lead in the American League Championship Series, Read More…

Indians at the bottom of the totem pole

The Indians have been the underdogs the entire American League series — and that’s OK. But now, the Tribe is up 3-1 going into tonight’s game — which will be played on its home field with its ace on the mound — and it is still the underdog. Everyone from the ESPN "Sports Center" gang to the Vegas oddsmakers are Read More…

Report: 100 new jobs headed to county

ELYRIA — A wireless carrier plans to announce today that it will create more than 100 new jobs in the county.County officials are keeping the details of the announcement quiet at the request of the company, which has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m. today. County Administrator Jim Cordes described the jobs as service Read More…

Avon chef keeps a hungry Tribe satisfied

The 2007 American League Championship is so close, the Indians can taste it. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE Local chef Paul Jagielski keeps the Indians fed at Jacobs Field.   WHAT’S TO EAT? Today’s post-batting practice menu reads a little something like this: • Sauteed shrimp with vegetables in light pesto marinara sauce with cavatappi pasta • Turkey Read More…

Indians vs. Red Sox: Moment of truth — C.C. readies for Game 5

 CLEVELAND — With one big start, C.C. Sabathia can erase the memory of his brief but muddled postseason past. With one big start, Cleveland’s ace can pitch the Indians into the World Series for the first time in 10 years. With one big start, the 27-year-old left-hander can set this city on its ear. The Read More…

‘Disney bandit’ gets 45 years

The leader of a burglary ring who broke into more than 100 homes over four years, even stealing Disney on Ice tickets from an Amherst family, was sentenced Wednesday to 45 years in prison. Moore Joseph Moore, 46, apologized to the victims at the sentencing in Lake County, Assistant Lake County Prosecutor Mark Bartolotta said. Read More…

Tribe notes: Lofton more than just blast from the past

 CLEVELAND — This is what the Indians brought Kenny Lofton back to do — shine in the postseason spotlight. With a roster packed full of inexperienced players, especially when it came to October, Cleveland brought Lofton back for his third term with the team. It’s paid off, with the 40-year-old outfielder providing veteran assistance and Read More…