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Indians 8, Royals 2: Tribe sweeps Royals

CLEVELAND — The beat continued for the Indians on Thursday night. With Fausto Carmona pitching like an ace and Cleveland’s offense at full throttle once again, the Indians routed the Royals 8-2 to complete a three-game sweep of their Central Division rivals. Cleveland’s 10th straight victory at home improved the Indians to 16-8 on the Read More…

Indians 8, Royals 2: Tribe sweeps Royals

The Indians completed a three-game sweep of the Royals with an 8-2 win Thursday night at Progressive Field. It was Cleveland’s 10th straight win at home. Fausto Carmona got the win, allowing two runs on five hits over seven innings. The right-hander was backed by four home runs.

Indians notes: Sizemore surging after leaving DL

CLEVELAND — Grady Sizemore has always lived in the fast lane on the field, but   this is a bit outrageous, even for him. With few expecting much early from the Indians’ center fielder upon his activation from the disabled list, Sizemore has instead provided more, batting .378 (14-for-37) with three home runs, seven doubles Read More…

Indians 7, Royals 2: Tribe cruises to 9th straight win at Progressive

Josh Tomlin worked another strong outing in beating the Royals on Wednesday, allowing just two runs on five hits over six innings. With the win, Tomlin improved  to 4-0 on the season with  a 2.45 ERA. (AP photo.)

CLEVELAND — As the curtain closed on another Indians game Wednesday night, “Cleveland Rocks” blared from the sound system at Progressive Field. For the Indians, it sure does. The Central Division’s surprising leader continued its winning ways at home, breezing by the second-place Royals, 7-2, for its ninth straight win at Progressive Field. Cleveland, which Read More…

Indians 7, Royals 2: Tribe extends home win streak

CLEVELAND — As the curtain closed on another Indians game Wednesday night, “Cleveland Rocks” blared from the sound system at Progressive Field. For the Indians, it sure does. The Central Division’s surprising leader continued its winning ways at home, breezing by the second-place Royals, 7-2, for its ninth straight win at Progressive Field. Cleveland, which Read More…

Indians 7, Royals 2: Tribe extends home win streak

The Indians won their ninth straight game at Progressive Field, turning back the Royals 7-2 Wednesday night. The Indians got another solid outing from starting pitcher Josh Tomlin, who improved to 4-0 after allowing two runs on five hits over six innings. Cleveland scored five times in the opening inning off Royals starter Jeff Francis.

Indians notes: Carrasco likely headed to DL

CLEVELAND — It appears right-hander Carlos Carrasco will be headed to the disabled list after all. Carrasco (right elbow strain) was unable to throw a bullpen session Wednesday at Progressive Field, and as a result, will not make his scheduled start Saturday against Detroit. An MRI performed Monday revealed no structural damage in the elbow, Read More…

Indians 9, Royals 4: Homers, pitching end skid for Tribe

Cleveland Indians right fielder Shin-Soo Choo, right and center fielder Grady Sizemore celebrate after the final out of the team's 9-4 win over the Kansas City Royals in a baseball game in Cleveland on Tuesday. (AP photo.)

CLEVELAND — Everyone joined the party for the Indians on Tuesday night at Progressive Field. Cleveland got a quality effort from its pitching staff and a power-packed performance from its offense, all of it adding up to a 9-4 victory over the Royals that snapped a three-game skid for the first-place Indians. While one negative Read More…

Tribe notes: Carlos Carrasco’s MRI report is good

Carrasco

CLEVELAND — The Indians got positive news on the Carlos Carrasco front Tuesday. The right-hander, who left his last start with tightness in his pitching elbow, underwent an MRI Monday that revealed no structural damage. Carrasco (1-1, 4.97 ERA) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session today, and if there are no problems, is expected Read More…

Indians notes: Positive news on Carlos Carrasco

CLEVELAND — The Indians got positive news on the Carlos Carrasco front Tuesday. The right-hander, who left his last start with tightness in his pitching elbow,  underwent an MRI Monday that revealed no structural damage. Carrasco (1-1, 4.97 ERA) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session today, and if there are no problems, is expected Read More…