February 11, 2016

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Tribe’s top draft pick Drew Pomeranz debuts for Aeros

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AKRON — You’ve heard the name, you’ve read the reviews … now you can see him for yourself. Drew Pomeranz — the 2010 first-round and fifth-overall draft pick of the Cleveland Indians — made his Canal Park debut for the Akron Aeros on Wednesday in a 4-0 loss to Altoona. On a day when the Read More…

Good news for Grady; Acta still wants a deal

MINNEAPOLIS — The Cleveland Indians got some good news about Grady Sizemore on Tuesday, with an MRI showing nothing more than a bone bruise on his injured right knee. There is no timetable for Sizemore’s return, and with fellow outfielder Shin-Soo Choo still out another month with a broken left thumb, manager Manny Acta said Read More…

Twins 2, Indians 1: Closer Chris Perez blows save

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MINNEAPOLIS — Chris Perez dreamed of this scenario many times while living with Danny Valencia at the University of Miami. Bottom of the ninth. Bases loaded. Game on the line. Perez on the mound and Valencia in the box. The outcome wasn’t quite what he had in mind. Valencia hit a two-run single off Perez Read More…

Grady Sizemore placed on DL

MINNEAPOLIS — Grady Sizemore’s hard-nosed style of play could be coming with a price for the Cleveland Indians. The Indians placed their center fielder back on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a bruised right knee. It’s his third stint on the DL this season, and sixth of his career. Sizemore was sent back Read More…

Sweep gives Tribe 1-game lead

Cleveland’s David Huff delivers a pitch in the first inning of the Indians’ Game 1 win Monday in a doubleheader sweep of the Twins. (AP photo.)

MINNEAPOLIS — Anthony Swarzak and Scott Diamond gave the Minnesota Twins a pair of credible performances for a couple of stopgap starters on this sweltering day. In the end, there were too many bobbled balls and not enough clutch hits, and all that sweat yielded nothing but two big losses. Asdrubal Cabrera’s three-run homer off Read More…

Orioles 8, Indians 3: Sizemore hurts knee in series finale defeat

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BALTIMORE — Another fielding gem by Asdrubal Cabrera and a three-run first inning turned out to be the highlights of a frustrating game for the Cleveland Indians, who ended up lamenting several missed opportunities and another knee injury to Grady Sizemore. The Indians wasted 10 hits and four walks in an 8-3 loss to the Read More…

Orioles 6, Indians 5: Tribe rally falls short

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians managed only four hits, stranded just two runners and sent three batters to the plate in seven of nine innings. And yet, they nearly found a way to beat the Baltimore Orioles. The Indians scored three runs in the ninth and had the tying run in scoring position, but Read More…

Indians: Bullpen saves the day in win over O’s

BALTIMORE (AP) – The bullpen gate kept swinging open, unleashing one outstanding pitcher after another. Collectively, Cleveland’s relievers shut the door on Baltimore’s bid to mount one final comeback. Asdrubal Cabrera and Grady Sizemore homered, Lonnie Chisenhall singled in the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning, and the Indians defeated Baltimore 6-5 Friday night to Read More…

Little League softball majors: Elyria torches Conneaut

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ELYRIA — After a frustrating one-run, four-hit loss to Canfield on Wednesday night, Elyria’s Little League Majors All-Stars came alive Thursday. The Elyrians torched three Conneaut pitchers for 14 runs and 13 hits to advance in the six-team state tournament for players 11 and 12 years old. And they got a no-hitter from Ashley Hyer Read More…

Indians at the all-star break: Tribe trying to build on solid first half

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Outfielder Michael Brantley predicted the Indians would shock the world. For the first two months of the season, they did, owning the majors’ best record, despite entering the year picked to finish no higher than fourth place in the Central Division. Along with the best record in baseball came the big leagues’ best mark at Read More…