September 3, 2015

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Indians notes: Carlos Carrasco dealing with right shoulder soreness

CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco’s top-shelf season may be coming to an end. The right-hander, who leads the Indians with 12 wins and ranked fourth in the American League with 173 strikeouts through Monday, was scratched from his scheduled start tonight with shoulder soreness. Manager Terry Francona said Carrasco experienced more than normal discomfort in his Read More…

Lindor homer helps Indians edge Yankees

NEW YORK — Growing up in Puerto Rico, Francisco Lindor knew a lot of New York Yankees fans, so he rooted for the Boston Red Sox. On Sunday, the Cleveland Indians rookie did something he and many Red Sox fans have dreamed of. Lindor took an eighth-inning fastball from New York’s Dellin Betances and blasted Read More…

Danny Salazar roughed up early as Indians lose to Yankees

NEW YORK — Terry Francona had a good view of Danny Salazar’s rough start from the dugout. He was watching on TV as the right-hander found his groove a little too late. Salazar gave up five runs in the first two innings, Francona was ejected in the third and the Indians lost for the first Read More…

Carrasco, Indians upend Yankees

NEW YORK — Watching on the clubhouse TV at Yankee Stadium while Cleveland’s lead kept dwindling, Carlos Carrasco insisted he was totally confident. “I thought we were OK,” he said. “I never think negatively.” Carrasco struck out 11, Carlos Santana homered and the Indians stopped the New York Yankees once again, beating the AL East Read More…

Red Sox 6, Indians 4: Boston hits four homers off Kluber

BOSTON — Corey Kluber felt like he was a victim of the Green Monster. Kluber gave up four home runs — one by Jackie Bradley Jr. and one by Travis Shaw that barely cleared the Monster — and the Red Sox beat the Indians 6-4 Monday night. “I mean they hit two popups that accounted Read More…

Red Sox 9, Indians 1: Trevor Bauer’s struggles continue

BOSTON — Trevor Bauer’s recent struggles continued Tuesday night at Fenway Park. The Cleveland right-hander allowed five runs and six hits in 1 2⁄3 innings and the Boston Red Sox collected 16 hits against five pitchers in a 9-1 win. In Bauer’s previous start, on Thursday, he allowed six runs in 3 1⁄3 innings against the New Read More…

Danny Salazar pitching smarter, leads Indians past Red Sox

BOSTON — Danny Salazar had a simple explanation for why he’s on a strong run. He’s stopped trying to overpower hitters. Now, he knows how to pitch. Salazar pitched seven strong innings to cool off Boston’s hot bats, and Lonnie Chisenhall had a solo homer and three RBIs to carry the Cleveland Indians past the Read More…

Offense missing again as Indians fall to Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — One small slip in mechanics was enough to foil another strong start for Carlos Carrasco and the Cleveland Indians. Carrasco and Cleveland couldn’t overcome a two-run single by Kurt Suzuki in the second inning Sunday and lost 4-1 to the Minnesota Twins. Trevor Plouffe hit his 17th home run and Tommy Milone (6-3) Read More…

Josh Tomlin has solid, six-plus-inning outing in return to mound, but Indians can’t find any offense, lose 4-1 to Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — Josh Tomlin had tired of pitching at the Cleveland Indians’ training complex in Arizona while rehabbing serious arm injuries in two of the past three years. A major league mound in Minnesota felt like a better fit for Tomlin as he made his return Saturday. Tomlin threw 6⅓ innings in his first big Read More…

Kluber shines as Indians win 6-1 over Twins

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MINNEAPOLIS — After nearly throwing a no-hitter in his last outing against the Minnesota Twins, Corey Kluber wasn’t going to change his approach in facing them again five days later. Kluber flirted with a no-hitter for the second consecutive outing against Minnesota and finished off his second straight complete game with just one hit allowed Read More…