September 21, 2014

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Tribe notes: Injuries hurt, Acta says

CLEVELAND — The way manager Manny Acta sees it, injuries derailed what could have been a promising season for the Indians. Cleveland lost Grady Sizemore to a knee injury shortly into the year then endured the same fate with the orga­nization’s top prospect, catcher Carlos Santana, who was shelved for the sea­son just 46 games Read More…

Indians 4, Tigers 3: Tribe completes sweep

CLEVELAND – The Indians finished their portion of the Progressive Field schedule in style Wednesday. In a doubleheader that accounted for the final two home games of the season, Cleveland swept Central Division rival Detroit, shutting out the Tigers, 4-0, in the opening game, before completing the sweep via a 4-3 victory in the nightcap. Read More…

Indians 4, Tigers 3: Tribe completes sweep

The Indians beat the Tigers 4-3 to comeplete a doubleheader sweep of Detroit on Wednesday at Progressive Field. The Indians won the opening game, 4-0. Cleveland overcame a 3-1 deficit to beat Justin Verlander and the Tigers in Game 2, scoring the winning run on a squeeze bunt from Trevor Crowe. Josh Tomlin got the Read More…

Indians notes from Wednesday: Acta optimistic about 2011

CLEVELAND – The way manager Manny Acta sees it, injuries derailed what could have been a promising season for the Indians. Cleveland lost Grady Sizemore to a knee injury shortly into the year then endured the same fate with the organization’s top prospect, catcher Carlos Santana, who was shelved for the season just 46 games Read More…

Indians 4, Tigers 0: Tribe blanks Tigers in opening game

The Indians shut out the Tigers, 4-0, in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday at Progressive Field. Mitch Talbot got the win for Cleveland, allowing just five hits over seven innings. The Indians’ offense was powered by a pair of two-run home runs from Travis Hafner and Shin-Soo Choo.

Indians 6, Tigers 3: Tribe blasts Galarraga

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CLEVELAND — Detroit’s Armando Galarraga was in pursuit of another his­torical pitching achievement against the Indians, only this time Cleveland didn’t need the benefit of an umpire’s blown call to ruin the bid. Galarraga, who was denied a perfect game in June when Jim Joyce mistakenly called Jason Donald safe at first base, took a Read More…

Tribe notes: Season ends early for Gomez, Donald

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CLEVELAND — The Indians entered Monday with six more games left on the schedule, but the season is over for two of their players — start­ing pitcher Jeanmar Gomez and sec­ond baseman Jason Donald. Gomez has officially been shut down after reaching his innings limit, while Donald is expected to follow suit, still feeling the Read More…

Indians 6, Tigers 3: Tribe powers to win

CLEVELAND – Detroit’s Armando Galarraga was in pursuit of another historical pitching achievement against the Indians, only this time Cleveland didn’t need the benefit of an umpire’s blown call to ruin the bid. Galarraga, who was denied of a perfect game in June when Jim Joyce mistakenly called Jason Donald safe at first base, took Read More…

Indians 6, Tigers 3: Tribe powers to win

The Indians hit three home runs in a five-run fifth inning that propelled them to a 6-3 victory Monday in the series opener against Detroit at Progressive Field. Matt LaPorta, Luke Carlin and Travis Hafner all homered in the fifth, Hafner’s a three-run shot that put Cleveland in front 5-2. Carlos Carrasco got the win for Read More…

Indians notes from Monday: Gomez, Donald done for the season

CLEVELAND – The Indians entered Monday with six more games left on the schedule, but the season is over for two of their players – starting pitcher Jeanmar Gomez and second baseman Jason Donald. Gomez has officially been shut down after reaching his innings limitation, while Donald is expected to follow suit, still feeling the Read More…