June 25, 2016

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Sizemore happy in Cleveland, opts to sign 1-year deal

CLEVELAND — Grady Sizemore is taking his talents back to Cleveland. While a number of professional athletes have made news by skipping town, Sizemore, the Indians’ longtime center fielder actually chose to stick around, agreeing to a one-year contract worth $5 million. Sizemore, a three-time all-star and two-time Gold Glove award winner, became a free Read More…

Grady Sizemore out after Indians decline option on injury-plagued star

CLEVELAND — Once the Indians’ leadoff hitter, their constantly hustling All-Star outfielder and the undisputed face of their franchise, Grady Sizemore meant everything to Cleveland. It couldn’t last forever. The Indians declined Sizemore’s $9 million contract option for 2012 on Monday, cutting ties with the popular injury-plagued center fielder and making him eligible for free Read More…

Tribe picks up veteran starter Derek Lowe

Derek Lowe’s durability — and price tag — were too much for the Cleveland Indians to resist. The club acquired the 15-year veteran pitcher from the Atlanta Braves on Monday for a minor leaguer, a low-risk move designed to bolster Cleveland’s starting rotation. The Indians got the 38-year-old Lowe, who has 166 career wins, in Read More…

Indians exercise 2012 option for Fausto Carmona, decline Grady Sizemore

The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has exercised the 2012 club option on pitcher Fausto Carmona. Also today the Indians declined the 2012 club option of outfielder Grady Sizemore, who is now eligible for free agency. Carmona went 3-5 with a 4.49 ERA in his final 15 starts from July 1 through the end Read More…

Indians 2011: Season in review

5 things we will remember Out of nowhere Picked no higher than fourth in the Central Division by most, the Indians shocked the baseball world by getting off to an unbelievably fast start that had them owning the majors’ best record with nearly two months of the regular season complete. Alas, injuries, an anemic offense Read More…

Indians: Manny Acta’s option gets picked up

CLEVELAND — Amidst low expectations and a wealth of injuries to key players, Indians manager Manny Acta guided his team to 80 wins and a second-place finish in the Central Division. For that, he was rewarded Thursday, with Cleveland general manager Chris Antonetti announcing the club would exercise its contract option on Acta for the Read More…

Indians season finale: Acta tossed as loss earns 2nd place

DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers are headed back to the same place they opened the season: Yankee Stadium. Miguel Cabrera singled and doubled, wrapping up the American League batting title in Detroit’s 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. But that wasn’t enough to earn home-field advantage in the first Read More…

Tigers 9, Indians 6: Tribe won’t finish above .500

DETROIT — With one swing, Wilson Betemit helped ease at least one of his manager’s postseason concerns. Betemit hit a 423-foot home run in his first game back from left knee soreness, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 9-6 on Tuesday night. Betemit hadn’t played since Sept. 16, and manager Jim Leyland said Read More…

Tigers 14, Indians 0: Ubaldo Jimenez gets roughed up by Tigers again

DETROIT — Ubaldo Jimenez was acquired to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers. It hasn’t worked at all. Monday, Jimenez allowed six runs in five innings as the Indians were routed 14-0 by Detroit in a game that means nothing to a pennant race that ended weeks ago. Jimenez has faced Detroit four Read More…

Twins 6, Indians 4: Tribe falls, but nostalgia wins

CLEVELAND — The Indians did not leave Progressive Field with a bang, but the crowd of 22,539 certainly got its buck’s worth in Cleveland’s home finale Sunday. With a chance to secure a second-place standing in the Central Division and a .500 finish while sweeping Minnesota in the process, the Indians instead fell 6-4 in Read More…