CLEVELAND — If there is one thing you can say about this Indians team, it’s that they are a resurgent bunch. In the midst of one of its worst stretches of the season and up against stiff competition in National League Central Division leader Cincinnati on Monday, Cleveland shook its losing ills and slugged its [...]
The Indians out-slugged the Reds to beat Cincinnati 10-8 at Progressive Field on Monday night. Cleveland had a season-high eight extra-base hits, including home runs from Shin-Soo Choo, Casey Kotchman and Lonnie Chisenhall. Derek Lowe started but did not receive a decision after allowing seven runs on 11 hits over five innings.
CLEVELAND — Indians manager Manny Acta was asked Monday what concerned him most about his team — offensive or pitching struggles — which entered Monday with five losses in six games and a 6-11 record since Memorial Day. “Both, Acta said. “We knew having (designated hitter) Travis (Hafner) out of our lineup was going to [...]
LORAIN — Erik Escuro won the crowd over even before he was introduced this morning at DeLuca’s Place in the Park in Lorain. Escuro, the speaker at Monday’s Lorain International Festival kickoff breakfast, drew laughs and applause from the audience when he came to the rescue and kept the program on track by fixing the [...]