September 2, 2014

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Twins 5, Indians 1: Twins rest regulars, but reserves still throttle Indians

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MINNEAPOLIS — A divi­sion title secured, the Min­nesota Twins are not letting up. The Twins rested most of their regulars and beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 Wednesday behind the pitch­ing of Nick Blackburn to com­plete a three-game sweep. Minnesota, which clinched its sixth AL Central title in nine years late Tues­day, started the day one Read More…

Twins 6, Indians 4: Tribe can’t keep lead

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MINNEAPOLIS — No need for a 163rd game in the AL Cen­tral division this year. The Minnesota Twins have this baby wrapped up with plenty of time to spare. Denard Span’s RBI-single highlighted a four-run eighth inning to rally the Twins to a 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. The come-from-behind win Read More…

Twins 9, Indians 3: Tribe done in by Twins’ big sixth

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MINNEAPOLIS — Struggling with his command and cling­ing to a one-run lead with the bases loaded, Brian Duensing showed why he could be a dif­ference- maker come playoff time. Duensing worked out of a sixth-inning jam for his 10th win, backed by homers from Danny Valencia and Michael Cuddyer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Read More…

Royals 6, Indians 4: A stellar cellar fight

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Luke Hochevar’s arm and Yuniesky Betancourt’s legs were a winning combination for the Kansas City Royals. Hochevar recovered from a shaky start to earn his first win since May 26 and Betancourt stole home, leading Kansas City to a 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. The top pick Read More…

Indians survive rain delays, Royals thanks to LaPorta grand slam

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sounds like a relaxing night for the Cleveland Indians. Play a little baseball, come in and watch a little TV. Play a little more baseball, come back in for a little more TV. Finally, more than 6½ hours and four rain delays after the game was scheduled to begin, the Indians Read More…

Choo blasts three home runs, drives in seven as Indians rip Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shin-Soo Choo put his slump behind him in a big way Friday night. Choo hit three homers, including a grand slam, and the Cleveland Indians moved out of the AL Central basement with an 11-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals. The 28-year-old right fielder, a native of South Korea, was Read More…

Indians 3, Angels 2: Tribe wins it in 11th

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CLEVELAND — Shelley Duncan won his second game in a week for the Indi­ans, only this time it didn’t take two home runs to do it — far from it. Duncan’s groundball with two outs in the 11th inning Thursday night was botched by Angels third baseman Albert Callaspo, allowing Duncan to reach and Trevor Read More…

Tribe notes: Walks hurting Indians

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…

Indians 3, Angels 2: Error in the 11th lifts Tribe to win

CLEVELAND – Shelley Duncan won his second game in a week for the Indians, only this time it didn’t take two home runs to do it – far from it. Duncan’s ground ball with two outs in the 11th inning Thursday night was botched by Angels third baseman Albert Callaspo, allowing Duncan to reach and Read More…

Indians 3, Angels 2: Error gives Tribe win

Angels third baseman Alberto Callaspo committed an error on a ground ball from pinch hitter Shelley Duncan to give the Indians a 3-2 victory in 11 innings Thursday night at Progressive Field. With Trevor Crowe on third and two outs, Duncan sent a chopper to third that Callaspo charged and fielded but dropped the ball, Read More…