May 2, 2016

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Mariners 3, Indians 2: Tribe drops series opener

The Indians lost the opener of a four-game series with Seattle, falling 3-2 at Progressive Field on Monday night. Closer Chris Perez allowed the go-ahead run in the ninth inning of a non-save situation. The Indians tied the game with two runs in the second and the teams went scoreless until the ninth.

Indians notes: Hafner back on the disabled list

CLEVELAND — Travis Hafner is back in familiar territory — the disabled list. Cleveland’s designated hitter was placed on the injured list Monday prior to the series opener against Seattle with a right foot strain. Hafner sustained the injury while running to second base Sunday in a loss at Detroit. “I think it’s going to Read More…

Indians column: Tribe needs offense — again

It’s that time again. The Indians needed offense at the July 31 trading deadline and instead got pitching in heralded right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez. Not knocking the Jimenez move or saying it was a great one, just stating the facts here folks. I will say that trading for Jimenez was a deal geared toward the future Read More…

Long, long, long night: Tomlin gives up three home runs as Tigers down Indians

DETROIT – With a weekend sweep in Detroit, the Cleveland Indians would have been back in first place Sunday afternoon. That’s now impossible after Detroit’s 4-1 win Friday night, but the Indians aren’t discouraged even though they now trail the Tigers by 2½ games. “With the way they’re playing, the way we’re playing, and even Read More…

Win puts Tribe 1-1⁄2 games behind Tigers

CHICAGO — Justin Masterson pitched six effective innings, Kosuke Fukudome had a tiebreaking RBI triple and the Cleveland Indians inched closer to the top of the AL Central with a 4-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Matt LaPorta hit a two-run homer for Cleveland, which pulled within 1 1⁄2 games of Read More…

Fausto Carmona leads Indians over White Sox

CHICAGO — Fausto Carmona figured out the Chicago White Sox just in time to keep the Cleveland Indians in second place. Carmona allowed four hits over 8 1-3 innings and the Indians beat the White Sox 4-1 on Wednesday night. The win kept Chicago from passing the Indians and moving into second in the AL Read More…

White Sox 8, Indians 7: Tribe falls in the 14th

CHICAGO — Juan Pierre’s game-ending single in the 14th inning capped a wild, five-hour marathon as the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 on Tuesday night. Gordon Beckham doubled off Chad Durbin (2-2) with one out in the final inning, advancing to third on Brent Morel’s infield single. David Huff relieved Durbin to Read More…

Indians falter in 14th against White Sox, fall three games behind Tigers in AL Central

CHICAGO – Indians manager Manny Acta unofficially ran out of relief options as a series opener with the White Sox drifted into the bottom of the 14th inning. So it all came down to rookie left-handed pitcher David Huff – the ninth Cleveland pitcher of the night. Huff, called up from Triple-A Columbus on Sunday, Read More…

Tribe signs top pick Francisco Lindor

It came down to the final minutes before midnight’s deadline, but the Indians were able to sign their first-round draft pick Monday — Francisco Lindor, a 17-year-old shortstop out of Montverde Academy (Orlando, Fla.). According to a number of reports, Lindor, whom the Indians chose with the eighth overall pick, received a $2.9 million signing Read More…

Indians: Tribe beats deadline to sign top two picks

It came down to the final minutes before midnight’s deadline, but the Indians were able to sign their first-round draft pick Monday — Francisco Lindor, a 17-year-old shortstop out of Montverde Academy (Orlando, Fla.). According to a number of reports, Lindor, who the Indians chose with the eighth overall pick, received a $2.9 million signing Read More…