July 30, 2015

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Indians notes: Slumping Santana sits again

CLEVELAND — Mired in an 0-for-19 skid at the plate, catcher Carlos Santana got the day off, the second time in three games that the Indians’ cleanup hitter was out of the lineup. Santana, 25, got off to a hot start this season, but since then has slumped mightily, batting just .203 with six home Read More…

Red Sox 14, Indians 2: Boston bashes Tribe

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Manny Acta was recently hard pressed to come up with a game that his team had played poorly in throughout its surprising start to the season. He should have no trouble locating one now. In what was a forgettable series finale with Boston on Wednesday afternoon, the Indians were beaten in Read More…

Red Sox 14, Indians 2: Boston bashes Tribe

Boston bashed Indians pitching in the series finale at Progressive Field on Wednesday, beating Cleveland 14-2. Mitch Talbot left the disabled list to start for the Indians, allowing eight runs on 12 hits over just three innings. Boston hit four home runs and led 9-0 after four innings, scoring seven in the first.

Red Sox 4, Indians 2: Tribe bats stopped by Red Sox righty Josh Beckett

Boston Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett throws against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning yesterday. (AP photo.)

CLEVELAND — Josh Beckett did it to the Indians again. The Boston right-hander, who outdueled former Cleveland ace CC Sabathia in what could have been an ALCS-clinching win for the Indians in Game 5 at Progressive Field in 2007, ruined another milestone for his American League rival Tuesday night. With a dominant effort, Beckett helped Read More…

Running errors haunt Indians

Orlando Cabrera is tagged out by Boston third baseman Kevin Youkilis on Tuesday. (AP photo.)

CLEVELAND — When a baseball team makes a baserunning blunder, it’s called running yourself out of an inning. When the Cleveland Indians had baserunners thrown out in four consecutive innings Tuesday, they ran themselves out of the game. A pair of runners were caught stealing, another was thrown out at third and one Indians player Read More…

Tribe notes: Near-perfect start has Acta pleased

CLEVELAND — The Indians haven’t won every game this season, but their start has been close to perfect as far as manager Manny Acta is concerned. Acta couldn’t remember one game this season that his team had played poorly en route to a major league-best 30-16 record. “I continue to say it’s early, but I Read More…

Red Sox 4, Indians 2: Beckett stifles Tribe

CLEVELAND — Josh Beckett did it to the Indians again. The Boston right-hander who outdueled former Cleveland ace C.C. Sabathia to notch what could have been an ALCS-clinching win for the Indians in Game 5 of the ALCS at Progressive Field in 2007, ruined another milestone for his American League rival Tuesday night. With a Read More…

Red Sox 4, Indians 2: Beckett beats Tribe

Josh Beckett was dominant for 6 2/3 innings, helping the Red Sox to a 4-2 victory at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. The loss prevented Cleveland from a record-setting start at home, with the Indians falling to 19-5 at Progressive Field. They tied the best home start ever with a win over Boston on Monday. Read More…

Indians notes: Tribe start close to perfection

CLEVELAND — The Indians haven’t won every game this season, but their start has been close to perfect as far as manager Manny Acta is concerned. Acta couldn’t remember one game this season that his team had played poorly en route to a major league-best 30-15 record through Monday. “I continue to say it’s early, Read More…

Tribe notes: Shin-Soo Choo finally heats up

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CLEVELAND — The Indians have been waiting all season for Shin-Soo Choo to get hot. He’s there. Choo, who appeared poised for a breakout 2011, has slumped through the majority of it, but since May 7, Cleveland’s resident five-tool player is batting .333 (16-for-48) with a home run and seven RBIs to raise his average Read More…