May 24, 2016

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Indians notes: Kipnis activated; Carrasco headed for surgery

CLEVELAND — The Indians got some good news and some really bad news on the injury front Tuesday. Second baseman Jason Kipnis was activated from the disabled list and was in the lineup, but starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco was moved from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list and is scheduled to undergo Tommy John Read More…

Tigers 4, Indians 2: Freefall continues, but pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez looks good

CLEVELAND — Ubaldo Jimenez came within one pitch of throwing a masterpiece Monday against the Detroit Tigers. Unfortunately, that pitch turned into a three-run homer by Victor Martinez and gave Detroit all the offense it needed in a 4-2 win over the Tribe. The Tigers now lead Cleveland by 7½ games in the American League Read More…

Tribe notes: Grady’s back but starts out flat

CLEVELAND — It wasn’t triumphant, but Grady Sizemore made his return Monday for the opening game of a pivotal series against the Tigers. Sizemore, out since July 18 after sustaining a right knee contusion and undergoing sports hernia surgery, was activated from the disabled list and went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Indians’ 4-2 Read More…

Tigers 4, Indians 2: Tribe drops opener of key series

CLEVELAND — The Indians had all the ingredients for a big win in a big game Monday afternoon, with a packed house at Progressive Field, their heralded right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez on the mound and center fielder Grady Sizemore off the disabled list and in the lineup. Instead, they laid a big egg and took a Read More…

Indians notes: Sizemore returns to fold

CLEVELAND — It wasn’t triumphant, but Grady Sizemore made his return Monday for the opening game of a pivotal series against the Tigers. Sizemore, out since July 18 after sustaining a right knee contusion and undergoing a sports hernia operation, was activated from the disabled list, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Indians’ 4-2 Read More…

Tigers 4, Indians 2: Tribe drops series opener

The Indians opened a pivotal three-game series against the Tigers with a 4-2 loss Monday afternoon at Progressive Field. Former Cleveland player Victor Martinez landed the big blow for Detroit, hitting a three-run home run off Ubaldo Jimenez in the fourth inning. The Indians are now 7 1/2 games behind the Tigers in the Central Read More…

Shelley Duncan delivers the offense as Indians down Royals, but still can’t gain on Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After a harmless groundout in the fourth inning Sunday against Kansas City, Shelley Duncan made a minor adjustment to his swing at the suggestion of Cleveland hitting coach Bruce Fields. There was nothing harmless about Duncan’s next two trips to the plate. He pounded a three-run homer into the gusting wind Read More…

No offense, no chance: Indians get three hits in loss to Royals, fall 61/2 behind Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Cleveland Indians picked a bad time for their offense to go flat. With little margin for error in the AL Central race, the Indians were held to three hits Saturday night in a 5-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The loss, coupled with Detroit’s 9-8 comeback win over the Read More…

Staying alive: Indians pounce on Royals early, stay on pace with Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With just under four weeks remaining, the Cleveland Indians continue to hang around in the AL Central. Justin Masterson worked seven strong innings, and Asdrubal Cabrera and Jason Donald homered to lift the Indians to a 5-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Masterson (11-8) allowed seven hits Read More…

Tribe notes: Bullpen gets reinforcements

CLEVELAND — Thanks to a depleted bullpen from a 16-inning marathon the night before, the Indians made a flurry of moves prior to their afternoon affair with Oakland on Thursday. On the first day that major league rosters could expand to 40 players, the Indians recalled pitchers Corey Kluber and Nick Hagadone from Triple-A Columbus. Read More…