May 1, 2016

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Wasted opportunity: Indians fall to Royals as fast start fizzles along with chance to gain on Tigers

CLEVELAND – The standings say the Indians are far from out of the race for a Central Division title, but the team assembled Sunday at Progressive Field didn’t look like one itching to chase down the Tigers anytime soon. With a chance to sweep the last-place Royals while gaining ground on first-place Detroit, the Indians Read More…

Tribe notes: Brantley to miss rest of season

CLEVELAND – A lingering injury that kept outfielder Michael Brantley out of the lineup on various occasions over the past month has ended his season. Brantley was transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list Sunday and will undergo surgery early this week on a broken bone in his right hand. Brantley missed a Read More…

Royals 2, Indians 1: Tribe can’t complete sweep

CLEVELAND — The standings say the Indians are far from out of the race for a Central Division title, but the team assembled Sunday at Progressive Field, didn’t look like one itching to chase down the Tigers anytime soon. With a chance to sweep the last-place Royals while gaining ground on first-place Detroit, the Indians Read More…

Indians notes: Brantley done for the season

CLEVELAND — A lingering injury that kept outfielder Michael Brantley out of the lineup on various occasions over the past month has ended his season. Brantley was transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list Sunday and will undergo surgery early this week on a broken bone in his right hand. Brantley missed a Read More…

Royals 2, Indians 1: Tribe can’t complete sweep

The Indians failed to complete the three-game sweep of the Royals on Sunday, dropping a 2-1 decision at Progressive Field. The Indians managed just a run on five hits in 7 1/3 innings off Royals starter Bruce Chen. Cleveland didn’t have a hit after the third inning. Justin Masterson was the tough-luck loser again, allowing Read More…

Asdrubal Cabrera’s clutch home run lifts Indians past Royals

CLEVELAND – Jim Thome celebrated his birthday by putting another candle on the cake and another ball into the stands. Asdrubal Cabrera, however, gave Indians fans an even bigger reason to cheer Saturday night. Cabrera hammered a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, lifting the Tribe to a stunning Read More…

Tribe notes: Tomlin says injury ‘nothing serious’

CLEVELAND – Indians pitcher Josh Tomlin believes his first trip to the disabled list will be a short one. The right-hander was put on the shelf Friday with right elbow soreness, retroactive to Aug. 25, but says he has no concerns about missing the rest of the season. “I feel like having two weeks off Read More…

Thrilling night: Thome’s return inspires Indians’ comeback win over the Royals

CLEVELAND – Jim Thome went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts, but he was still the story of the game Friday night at Progressive Field. A sellout crowd – fourth of the season – in attendance to see Thome’s first game back in Cleveland appeared to breathe life into the reeling Indians, who rode the wave of Read More…

Fans show Thome they still love him

CLEVELAND – It was a Thomecoming at Progressive Field on Friday night. Jim Thome, the Indians’ all-time leading home run hitter was back in a Cleveland uniform and batting cleanup. The seats were packed and the crowd cheered Thome like they did when he starred for six Central Division championship teams from 1991-2002. It was Read More…

Tribe notes: Brantley, Tomlin go on disabled list

CLEVELAND – The hits just keep coming for the Indians, and not the ones they’d like to see. Cleveland added two more to its mounting list of disabled players Friday, placing starting pitcher Josh Tomlin (right elbow soreness) and outfielder Michael Brantley (right wrist inflammation) on the injured list. Those additions bring the total to Read More…