July 23, 2014

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Indians 15, Royals 4: Tribe routs KC in series opener

CLEVELAND – Round one of the battle of the Central Division basement went to the Indians, and it came via a knockout. Reaching season highs in runs and doubles (7), while clouting a trio of three-run home runs for the first time since 2004, the last-place Indians laid waste to the fourth-place Royals, 15-4, Friday Read More…

Indians 15, Royals 4: Tribe drubs KC in series opener

The offensively-challenged Indians found their groove Friday night at Progressive Field, routing the Royals 15-4 behind a 17-hit attack. It was Cleveland’s second straight win, but just its sixth in the last 20 games. The Indians scored six times in the second inning, then added a five-run outburst in the eighth.

Indians notes: Tribe trying to avoid last-place finish

CLEVELAND – The Indians don’t have much to play for the rest of the season, but finishing out of last place in the Central Division is still a goal for Cleveland, which gets an opportunity to make some progress in the department with a visit from the Royals. The last-place Indians entered the series opener Read More…

First inning dooms Indians against A’s

CLEVELAND – Mitch Talbot allowed five runs in the first inning Wednesday night at Progressive Field. With the way the Indians have been swinging the bat lately, they might as well have gone home before the second. Oakland’s early uprising was more than enough to beat back the offensively challenged Indians, who lost for the Read More…

Tribe notes: Brantley back … in more ways than one

CLEVELAND – Michael Brantley returned to the lineup Wednesday after missing four games with a sprained left ankle. He is expected to finish the year as the Indians’ starting center fielder and leadoff hitter, with his spot in the batting order potentially carrying over to next season. “I have confidence that he should be able Read More…

A’s 5, Indians 0: Tribe shut out again

CLEVELAND – Indians fans take solace, your Tribe leads the American League in one category – getting shut out. In dropping a 5-0 decision to Oakland in the series opener Tuesday night at Progressive Field, the Indians were held scoreless for the 11th time this season, equaling Seattle for the most shutout losses in the Read More…

Indians notes: Antonetti preparing to take over GM duties

CLEVELAND – Though it won’t take place officially until the season is complete, assistant general manager Chris Antonetti has already begun the transition into his new job as Indians general manager. Antonetti, who has served as assistant GM for the past nine years, will replace Mark Shapiro on Nov. 1, with Shapiro, Cleveland’s GM since Read More…

A’s 5, Indians 0: Gonzalez shuts down Tribe

Oakland’s Gio Gonzalez tossed seven scoreless innings to help the A’s to a 5-0 win over the Indians on Tuesday night at Progressive Field. Gonzalez allowed five hits while striking out seven. It was the Indians’ 12th loss in 15 games and accounted for the 11th time they have been shutout this season — an Read More…

Tigers 8, Indians 1: Detroit completes sweep of Tribe

DETROIT — Will Rhymes gave yet another reason why the Detroit Tigers should be happy about their prospects for the future. One day after Austin Jackson and Brennan Boesch became the first pair of Detroit rookies to reach 100 hits in a season since Lou Whitaker and Alan Trammell, it was Rhymes’ turn to take Read More…

Tigers 5, Indians 2: Scherzer tames Tribe

DETROIT (AP) — It took until late August, but Max Scherzer finally beat an AL Central opponent. In his 10th start against a division rival, Scherzer allowed two runs — one earned — in seven innings to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Cleveland Indians 5-2 Saturday night. “That happens,” Scherzer said. “When you are Read More…