August 27, 2014

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Twins 1, Indians 0: Thome HR beats Tribe in the 12th

CLEVELAND – If it happened eight years ago, Jim Thome would have been a hero. Saturday night at Progressive Field he was the villain. Thome, now a member of the Twins after a lengthy career in Cleveland (1991-2002), ended a marathon night with a solo home run off reliever Justin Germano in the 12th inning Read More…

Twins 1, Indians 0: Thome HR beats Tribe in the 12th

Former Indian Jim Thome hit a solo home run off Justin Germano in the 12th inning to lift the Twins past Cleveland, 1-0, at Progressive Field on Saturday. Thome homered for the fourth straight game and for the fifth time in six games. Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco is still without his first big league win Read More…

Indians notes from Saturday: Masterson will finish in the bullpen

CLEVELAND – Right-hander Justin Masterson began the season as a starting pitcher, but he will finish it as a reliever. Masterson, who is nearing his innings limitation, was moved to the bullpen Saturday, with the Indians opting to keep him activated for the rest of the year, rather than shutting him down after one more Read More…

Angels 4, Indians 3: Indians tie it in 9th, fall in 16th

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jeff Mathis drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 16th inning and the Los Angeles Angels got home runs from Mike Napoli and rookie Peter Bourjos in a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednes­day night, the longest game of the season for both teams. Cleveland rookie Read More…

Marson’s bat, defense help Indians slam Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Indians catcher Lou Marson hasn’t allowed his struggles in the batter’s box this season to interfere with his solid work behind the plate. Marson broke the game open in the sixth with his first career grand slam after Travis Hafner led off the inning with a go-ahead homer that was upheld by Read More…

Indians 3, Angels 2: Choo’s single in 9th inning propels Tribe

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shin-Soo Choo drove home Michael Brantley with a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Brantley’s two-out double off Angels closer Fernando Rodney started the final surge for the last-place Indians, who have won three of Read More…

Hernandez too good as Mariners blank Indians

SEATTLE – This time, don’t even bother blaming the offense. The Cleveland Indians lost 3-0 to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, but they had an excuse. They were facing Felix Hernandez. Hernandez scattered four hits in eight innings in yet another dominating start. He gave up just four singles in his 111-pitch effort, while walking Read More…

Indians 6, Mariners 3: Choo’s 5 RBIs power Tribe

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SEATTLE — Shin-Soo Choo drove in five runs with a bases-loaded double and a two-run home run to give the Cleveland Indians a 6-3 vic­tory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. Choo, traded to the Indi­ans by Seattle in 2006, hit a 3-1 fastball from Doug Fister (4-11) against the right-cen­ter- field wall in Read More…

White Sox 6, Indians 4: Carrasco’s solid outing a good sign

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CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco was en route to replacing Many Ramirez’s first appearance with the White Sox as the big news coming out of Progressive Field on Wednesday afternoon. Then Paul Konerko came to the plate in the eighth inning and changed the landscape. With the Indians leading by two runs after an impressive season Read More…

White Sox 6, Indians 4: Sox complete sweep of Tribe

CLEVELAND – Carlos Carrasco was en route to replacing Many Ramirez’s first appearance with the White Sox as the big news coming out of Progressive Field on Wednesday afternoon. Then Paul Konerko came to the plate in the eighth inning and changed the landscape. With the Indians leading by a two runs after an impressive Read More…