August 5, 2015

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Indians down Angels on Giovanny Urshela’s home run in 12th, don’t waste Carlos Carrasco’s outstanding outing

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Between Carlos Carrasco’s stellar pitching and one timely swing by rookie Giovanny Urshela, the Cleveland Indians pulled out a victory that left Matt Shoemaker and the Los Angeles Angels extremely frustrated. Urshela hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning after Carrasco pitched one-hit ball through the first nine, and the Indians Read More…

Indians hand Corey Kluber three-run lead, still fall to Angels

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Staked to a three-run lead before he threw a pitch, Corey Kluber couldn’t hold it. The Los Angeles Angels rallied to break a six-game losing streak, beating Kluber and the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Monday night. Kluber (6-12) was charged with five runs and 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings, and left with Read More…

Indians’ starter Cody Anderson proves you can go home again, but A’s still snap Tribe’s three-game winning streak

OAKLAND, Calif. — Cody Anderson pitched in front of family and friends for the first time. He enjoyed the experience despite coming out on the losing end. Anderson tossed 6 2/3 strong innings, but the Cleveland Indians dropped a 5-1 decision to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night, ending their three-game winning streak. Lonnie Chisenhall Read More…

Danny Salazar dominates as Indians edge A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — Danny Salazar thought about asking for the chance to finish his start Friday night. He decided against it, wanting to include the bullpen. Salazar allowed one hit over eight innings, Michael Bourn doubled in the tiebreaking run in the ninth and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 for their third Read More…

Another day, another move: Indians trade lefty reliever Marc Rzepczynski to Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte

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CLEVELAND — The final hours before the Major League Baseball trade deadline were relatively quiet for the Indians on Friday. Cleveland did trade left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Abraham Almonte, but the deal wasn’t as significant as the ones the Indians orchestrated in the days leading up to the Read More…

Fans teams with medium in attempt to reverse Cleveland sports ‘curse’

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Dave Grendzynski is a guy with a lot of company. A long-suffering Cleveland sports fan, the North Ridgeville resident has endured more losing seasons with the Browns, Indians and Cavs than he cares to count. Which is what inspired him to plan the ReverseTheCurseCLEVELAND rally 7 p.m. Aug. 13 on Mall C Read More…

Carlos Carrasco throws two-hitter as Indians shut down A’s

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Carlos Carrasco made a few adjustments between starts and it made all the difference. Carrasco threw a two-hitter, Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Thursday night. Carrasco said he moved his arm slot a little higher to avoid tipping his pitches. “I Read More…

Indians trade Brandon Moss to Cards for LHP Rob Kaminsky

CLEVELAND — As Major League Baseball’s trade deadline approaches — today at 4 p.m. — the Indians are in full sell mode. Outfielder David Murphy, one of Cleveland’s top offensive weapons, was traded to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, and Thursday, the Indians dealt outfielder and team home run leader Brandon Moss to the Read More…

Indians 12, Royals 1: Corey Kluber, Tribe bats spark series finale win

CLEVELAND — For one glorious afternoon, it all came together for the Indians. Unfortunately for the team and its fans, these days have been few and far between. Getting their usual quality effort from the starting pitcher, the last-place Indians surprisingly added a large dose of offense to slug their way to a 12-1 victory Read More…

Indians notes: Tribe acquires LHP Jayson Aquino in minor-league trade

CLEVELAND — The Indians made a minor-league trade Wednesday, acquiring left-hander Jayson Aquino from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations. Aquino, 22, has split the season between the Blue Jays and Pirates organizations, with Pittsburgh acquiring him in a trade May 9. He has spent the entire season at the Single-A level — going a Read More…