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Indians notes from Thursday: Walks plague Tribe all season

CLEVELAND – Indians manager Manny Acta has been talking about the importance of limiting walks since the start of spring training. His pitchers haven’t been listening. Cleveland’s staff entered Thursday leading the American League with 526 walks for a whopping average of 3.6 per game. “We started preaching it in spring training and into the Read More…

Angels 7, Indians 0: Gomez gets rocked

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CLEVELAND — As it often does, it came down to start­ing pitching Wednesday night at Progressive Field. The Angels got a quality outing from right-hander Jered Weaver, while the Indi­ans got the opposite from Jeanmar Gomez. The end result was a pre­dictable 7-0 loss for Cleve­land, which managed just two hits on the night and Read More…

Angels 7, Indians 0: Weaver shuts down Tribe

CLEVELAND – As it often does, it came down to starting pitching Wednesday night at Progressive Field. The Angels got a quality outing from right-hander Jered Weaver, while the Indians got the opposite from Jeanmar Gomez. The end result was a predictable 7-0 loss for Cleveland, which managed just two hits on the night and Read More…

Angels 7, Indians 0: Weaver shuts down Tribe

Jered Weaver allowed just one hit over seven innings to help the Angels to a 7-0 victory over the Indians at Progressive Field on Wednesday night. Weaver took a no-hitter into the fourth inning before Shin-Soo Choo singled with two outs to break up the bid. Cleveland starter Jeanmar Gomez was roughed up for seven Read More…

Indians notes from Wednesday: Acta sees good and bad in 2011 schedule

CLEVELAND – Indians manager Manny Acta sees some good and bad in his club’s 2011 schedule, which was released Tuesday night. The good: Cleveland opening the season at home in a three-game series against Central Division rival Chicago (April 1-3).   “You always like to play opening day at your place. That’s exciting,” Acta said. Read More…

Indians 4, Angels 3: Minor league DH Shelley Duncan powers Tribe to victory

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CLEVELAND — The Indians’ fourth hitter cleaned things up Tuesday night at Progressive Field, and it wasn’t DH Travis Hafner. Hafner, who is making $11.5 million this season, was replaced in the batting order by a guy signed to a minor league contract — Shelley Duncan. Duncan responded by hitting two home runs and driving Read More…

Tribe notes: Masterson not finished starting?

CLEVELAND — Justin Masterson may be returning to the rotation after all. Mitch Talbot, who left his last start with right shoulder inflammation, was scheduled to be examined by doctors Tuesday night. If Talbot checks out OK, he will make his scheduled start Satur­day. If he doesn’t, Masterson is the strongest candidate to take his Read More…

Indians 4, Angels 3: Duncan powers Tribe past Halos

CLEVELAND – The Indians’ fourth hitter cleaned things up Tuesday night at Progressive Field and it wasn’t DH Travis Hafner. Hafner, who is making $11.5 million this season, was replaced in the batting order by a guy signed to a minor league contract in Shelley Duncan. Duncan responded by hitting two home runs and driving Read More…

Indians notes from Tuesday: Masterson could return to rotation

Schedule stuff The Indians announced their 2011 schedule, with the season opening April 1 at Progressive Field against Central Division rival Chicago, followed by a three-game series against Boston (April 5-7). The Yankees make their only trip of the season to Cleveland on July 4-6. Interleague opponents making trips to Cleveland include Cincinnati (May 20-22), Read More…

Indians 4, Angels 3: Duncan powers Tribe win

Shelley Duncan hit two home runs and drove in all of the Indians’ runs in 4-3 victory over the Angels at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. Duncan went 3-for-3, adding a single, with his homers coming in the fourth and sixth innings. Josh Tomlin got the win for Cleveland, allowing three runs on seven hits over Read More…