March 27, 2015

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Tribe notes: Grady ready to make his debut

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Grady Sizemore is a few final steps away from making his exhibition debut. Sizemore, who is working his way back from microfracture surgery on his left knee, is scheduled to run the bases for the third time today in Goodyear. He will attempt to slide for the first time, and if all Read More…

Who’s on third? Donald still ailing.

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — OK, now it’s time to start worrying. Jason Donald is. Donald, the frontrunner to open the season as the Indians’ starting third baseman   when camp began, was scheduled to take batting practice Thursday with hopes of returning to the lineup today. He did not take BP, playing six innings in the Read More…

Indians notes: One more hurdle for Sizemore to clear

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Grady Sizemore is a few final steps away from making his exhibition debut. Sizemore, who is working his way back from microfracture surgery on his left knee, is scheduled to run the bases for the third time today in Goodyear. He will attempt to slide for the first time, and if all Read More…

Offenseless Indians fall to Reds

REDS (11-8-1) 5, INDIANS (7-9-2) 1 HITS: Indians starter Fausto Carmona looked in midseason form in his fifth exhibition start. The right-hander allowed two runs on six hits, while striking out five over six innings. … Travis Hafner reached base three times in four trips to the plate. He had a single and walked twice. Read More…

Tribe’s Josh Tomlin not about to let good spring start go to his head

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Josh Tomlin isn’t putting much stock in his quality spring training performance thus far. The numbers say Tomlin (0-0, 1.13 ERA in three exhibition appearances) is leading his race with Jeanmar Gomez (0-1, 6.31, four games) and David Huff (1-0, 7.45 ERA, four games) for the final spot in the Indians’ rotation. Read More…

Tomlin zeroing in on final rotation spot

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Josh Tomlin isn’t putting much stock in his quality spring training performance thus far. The numbers say Tomlin (0-0, 1.13 ERA in three exhibition appearances) is leading his race with Jeanmar Gomez (0-1, 6.31, four games) and David Huff (1-0, 7.45 ERA, four games) for the final spot in the Indians’ rotation. Read More…

Tribe’s Mitch Talbot throws better, can relax a bit

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Mitch Talbot finally offered up a positive pitching performance Tuesday at Goodyear Ballpark, easing some fears within the Indians organization, including his own. After struggling mightily in his first three exhibition appearances, Talbot, the Indians’ third starter, allowed just a run on six hits over five innings in Cleveland’s 9-7 win over Read More…

Tribe notes: Jason Donald still sidelined

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — When he met with the media Monday, Indians general manager Chris Antonetti seemed confident that the injury to third baseman Jason Donald’s left hand would not linger the rest of the spring. Donald, who is nursing a bone bruise that has caused him to miss eight exhibition games, sounded far less certain Read More…

Talbot eases fears with positive performance

Chris Assenheimer The Chronicle-Telegram GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Mitch Talbot finally offered up a positive pitching performance Tuesday at Goodyear Ballpark, easing some fears within the Indians organization, including his own. After struggling mightily in his first three exhibition appearances, Talbot, the Indians’ third starter, rescued his sinking ship a bit by allowing just a run Read More…

Indians notes: Donald still in limbo

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — When he met with the media Monday, Indians general manager Chris Antonetti seemed confident that the injury to third baseman Jason Donald’s left hand would not linger the rest of the spring. Donald, who is nursing a bone bruise that has caused him to miss eight exhibition games, sounded far less certain. Read More…