July 1, 2016

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Indians 10, Reds 8: Tribe evens series

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.

Indians notes: Tribe struggling, could use help

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 Read More…

Glove’s labors lost: Asdrubal Cabrera’s three errors cost Indians in loss to Pirates

CLEVELAND — Asdrubal Cabrera had one of those games he’d like to forget Sunday at Progressive Field, but his performance will likely be remembered for a while. Cabrera, a Gold Glove candidate and starting shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game last year, had committed just three errors through the Indians’ first 64 Read More…

Indians notes: Slumping Santana gets a day off

CLEVELAND — In a day game after a night game, Carlos Santana got a much-needed seat on the bench. Santana was not in the lineup for the series finale against Pittsburgh on Sunday, with manager Manny Acta saying it was a scheduled day off for the slumping catcher. Since leaving the disabled list with a Read More…

Back in the groove: Justin Masterson turns in another strong outing, while Indians beat Pirates to snap three-game losing streak

CLEVELAND — The Indians think Justin Masterson has it all figured out. The right-hander provided more proof Friday night in an interleague series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Progressive Field. Working his third straight quality outing, Masterson all but put the Indians on his shoulders and carried them to a 2-0 victory over Pittsburgh. Read More…

Indians notes: Jack Hannahan back on field after injury problems

CLEVELAND — Third baseman Jack Hannahan was back on the field Friday — a rare sight over the past month. Hannahan, who had played in just one game since May 13, was activated from the disabled list and was in the starting lineup for the series opener against Pittsburgh. He missed nearly two weeks with Read More…

Indians notes: Chisenhall shining early in season debut

CLEVELAND — Lonnie Chisenhall has been at this level before but he’s rarely made a splash such as the one he has produced since his first big league promotion of the season. It’s been a small sample but Cleveland’s first-round draft choice in 2008 hit two home runs in his first three starts, displaying the Read More…

Indians: Lowe defying age, odds

No disrespect to Jamie Moyer, who made a major league rotation at the age of 49, but there’s an old man in Cleveland defying age and still making opposing hitters wish he would have retired five years ago. Derek Lowe, yes the same Derek Lowe that went 9-17 with a 5.05 ERA for Atlanta as Read More…

A win for the ages: Indians top Twins behind birthday boy Derek Lowe, 39, youngsters Kipnis and Chisenhall

CLEVELAND — After a series of struggles by the rotation, the Indians needed one of their starting pitchers to step up and give them a quality outing in the series opener with Minnesota on Friday night. Leave it to the 39-year-old birthday boy. Celebrating his special day in grand fashion, right-hander Derek Lowe offered up Read More…

Indians 7, Twins 1: Lowe leads Tribe to win

Derek Lowe allowed just a run on five hits over 6 2/3 innings to help the Indians past the Twins 7-1 at Progressive Field on Friday. Cleveland scored seven times over first four innings against Twins starter Carl Pavano.