February 10, 2016

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White Sox 4, Indians 2: Masterson takes another hard-luck loss

CLEVELAND — It’s usually Indians hitters who let down starting pitcher Justin Masterson. Sunday at Progressive Field, the fielders joined the gang. A pivotal error on rookie center fielder Ezequiel Carrera helped the White Sox to a 4-2 win and Masterson to another hard-luck loss, as the Indians continue to flounder at an inopportune point. Read More…

Indians notes: Acta says Tribe working hard on trade front

CLEVELAND — If the Indians don’t make a move or two prior to the July 31 trading deadline, manager Manny Acta says it won’t be due to lack of effort. “We’re trying real hard to get the right guy or right guys,” said Acta, whose club is searching for offensive assistance to help keep it Read More…

White Sox 4, Indians 2: Tribe drops fourth straight

Shoddy defense helped lead to another loss for the Indians, who dropped a 4-2 decision to the White Sox at Progressive Field on Sunday. Cleveland committed three errors, one on center fielder Ezequiel Carrera, which led to two runs in the sixth. The Indians are 1-6 against Chicago this year.

Indians column: Tribe will trade but will it be worth it?

The Indians are going to make a move before the July 31 trading deadline. Team president Mark Shapiro all but guaranteed as much during a radio interview Friday and it’s no secret the club has been actively searching for offensive assistance on the trade market. But who are they going to get and is it Read More…

Indians: Jason Kipnis goes 0-for-2 in MLB debut

CLEVELAND — The Indians’ season-long parade of top prospects marched on Friday at Progressive Field. Jason Kipnis started at second base and batted eighth in his first big league game, going 0-for-2 and being hit by a pitch as the Tribe dropped a 3-0 decision to the Chicago White Sox. Cleveland’s 2010 Minor League Player Read More…

White Sox 3, Indians 0: Tribe drops series opener

CLEVELAND — A pivotal homestand began on a sour note for the Indians on Friday night. With their offense flailing once again, Cleveland dropped the first of nine consecutive games at Progressive Field, losing the series opener to the White Sox, 3-0. It was the third straight loss for the Indians, who were hoping to Read More…

Indians notes: Shapiro says trade likely before deadline

CLEVELAND — Contending has come sooner than expected, which means the time is now for the Indians, with team president Mark Shapiro practically guaranteeing a trade from his club sometime before the July 31 deadline. Despite being picked by few to finish higher than fourth in the Central Division, the low-budget Indians entered Friday trailing Read More…

Grady Sizemore to miss a month

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CLEVELAND — Grady Sizemore believes he can still help the Cleveland Indians this season after having abdominal surgery. The three-time All-Star outfielder had a 20-minute hernia operation performed Thursday in Philadelphia by Dr. William Meyers. Sizemore, who is expected to miss four-to-six weeks, went on the disabled list Monday after tweaking his right knee while Read More…

Shin-Soo Choo pleads guilty to drunken driving

Cleveland Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo appears in Sheffield Lake court Thursday on a DUI charge. (CT photo by Steve Manheim)

SHEFFIELD LAKE – Cleveland Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo was fined $675 and given a suspended jail sentence today after pleading guilty to drunken driving in connection with a traffic stop on May 2. Choo was given a 27-day suspended jail sentence that he will not have to serve if he stays out of trouble for Read More…

Danny Valencia pushes Twins past Indians again

Cleveland Indians left fielder Luis Velbuena, left, and center fielder Ezequiel Carrera miss the ball on Alexi Casilla’s ground-rule double in the eighth inning Wednesday in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Twins defeated the Indians 7-5. (AP photo.)

MINNEAPOLIS — Danny Valencia thinks of himself as one of the big hitters in the Minnesota Twins lineup. If he keeps coming up with clutch hits like he did against the Cleveland Indians, there will be no doubting his importance. Valencia singled home the go-ahead run for the second straight day, this time in the Read More…