October 22, 2014

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Tribe notes: Season ends early for Gomez, Donald

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CLEVELAND — The Indians entered Monday with six more games left on the schedule, but the season is over for two of their players — start­ing pitcher Jeanmar Gomez and sec­ond baseman Jason Donald. Gomez has officially been shut down after reaching his innings limit, while Donald is expected to follow suit, still feeling the Read More…

Indians 6, Tigers 3: Tribe powers to win

CLEVELAND – Detroit’s Armando Galarraga was in pursuit of another historical pitching achievement against the Indians, only this time Cleveland didn’t need the benefit of an umpire’s blown call to ruin the bid. Galarraga, who was denied of a perfect game in June when Jim Joyce mistakenly called Jason Donald safe at first base, took Read More…

Indians 6, Tigers 3: Tribe powers to win

The Indians hit three home runs in a five-run fifth inning that propelled them to a 6-3 victory Monday in the series opener against Detroit at Progressive Field. Matt LaPorta, Luke Carlin and Travis Hafner all homered in the fifth, Hafner’s a three-run shot that put Cleveland in front 5-2. Carlos Carrasco got the win for Read More…

Indians notes from Monday: Gomez, Donald done for the season

CLEVELAND – The Indians entered Monday with six more games left on the schedule, but the season is over for two of their players – starting pitcher Jeanmar Gomez and second baseman Jason Donald. Gomez has officially been shut down after reaching his innings limitation, while Donald is expected to follow suit, still feeling the Read More…

Indians 5, Royals 3: One good inning enough

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CLEVELAND — As manager Manny Acta put it, his Indians were pretty much asleep through the first seven innings at Progressive Field on Sunday. They woke up in the eighth. Scoring all of their runs in the eighth inning, the Indians came from behind to beat the Royals 5-3 in the finale of a four-game Read More…

Indians 5, Royals 3: Big fifth inning lifts Tribe

CLEVELAND – As manager Manny Acta put it, his Indians were pretty much asleep through the first seven innings at Progressive Field on Sunday. They woke up in the eighth. Scoring all of their runs in the eighth inning, the Indians came from behind to beat the Royals, 5-3, in the finale of a four-game Read More…

Indians notes from Sunday: Duncan playing his way into picture

CLEVELAND – Shelley Duncan wasn’t on the Indians’ radar to start the season, beginning the year as a veteran at Triple-A Columbus on a minor league contract. He is now. During his time with the Indians, Duncan has shown a knack for delivering big hits, providing more proof Sunday with a three-run home run that Read More…

Indians 5, Royals 3: Big fifth inning carries Tribe

The Indians scored all of their runs in an eighth-inning uprising that lifted them to a 5-3 victory over the Royals in the series finale Sunday at Progressive Field. Cleveland had just four hits through seven innings, scoring five times in the fifth, sparked by Shelley Duncan’s three-run home run. The win left the Indians Read More…

Indians finally get to Greinke, blast Royals

CLEVELAND – Manny Acta is fond of telling people that baseball is the greatest game in the world because, according to the Indians manager, anything can happen on any given night. Anything such as the offensively challenged Indians beating up on reigning American League Cy Young award winner Zack Greinke. That was the surprising scenario Read More…

Indians notes from Saturday: Brantley set to return, Donald still ailing

CLEVELAND – Michael Brantley was available off the bench Saturday night and is expected to return to the lineup today after missing three games with a hamstring ailment. The news isn’t as positive where second baseman Jason Donald is concerned. Donald (bruised tendon in right index finger) and shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (sprained right wrist) were Read More…