May 6, 2016

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Indians’ Carlos Carrasco overcomes stomach problems, Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Once Carlos Carrasco settled down his stomach, he could concentrate on taming the Tampa Bay Rays. Carrasco worked eight innings, giving up three hits and one run while throwing 93 pitches as the Cleveland Indians won 4-1 Wednesday. Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Carrasco was battling some “intestinal turmoil.” “A little Read More…

Rays 5, Indians 1: Corey Kluber dominates early, cracks late after getting no help from offense

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Even after dominating until the seventh inning Tuesday night, Cleveland Indians right-hander Corey Kluber had no room for error. Then the Rays got to him. Logan Forsythe hit the first of two two-run homers for Tampa Bay in the eighth inning, and the Rays beat the Indians 5-1. “I made a Read More…

Mother Nature wins again: Indians vs. White Sox rained out

CHICAGO — The early season postponements keep piling up for the Cleveland Indians. Rain was the reason Sunday’s game against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday was postponed. Rain fell during the morning and was forecast for the rest of the day. Temperatures were in the 40s. The Indians have been postponed three times in Read More…

White Sox 7, Indians 3: Reliever Bryan Shaw gives up lead and homer in 7th as Tribe blows golden opportunity

CHICAGO — The Cleveland Indians had overcome the 32-degree weather, the whipping wind, three errors and two wild pitches, leaving Cody Anderson in position to beat White Sox ace Chris Sale. “I think it says a lot about Cody and his ability to manage the game and manage the weather,” Indians manager Terry Francona said. Read More…

Indians strike early, down White Sox in frigid conditions

CHICAGO — Danny Salazar stayed warm and loose through the snow, rain and biting cold. His teammates helped out with an early lead. Salazar tossed two-hit ball into the sixth inning, and the Cleveland Indians pounded the White Sox 7-1 Friday, spoiling Chicago’s bone-chilling home opener. It was 39 degrees at first pitch and snow Read More…

Indians need production from Santana wherever he hits

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Terry Francona spoke during spring training about Carlos Santana hitting leadoff, but it appears that notion has been put on hold. “That was one thing I had thought about, but it really didn’t go very far,” Francona said. “Until (Michael) Brantley’s back, I’m not sure it makes a lot of sense. Read More…

Indians notes: Michael Brantley headed to Columbus to begin working out

CLEVELAND — The plans haven’t changed where Michael Brantley is concerned. The injured left fielder will not travel with the Indians on their upcoming trip to Chicago, instead heading to Triple-A Columbus to begin working out in hopes of beginning a minor league rehab assignment soon. Brantley, who is still recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, Read More…

Indians: Series finale with Red Sox postponed

CLEVELAND — The Indians and Boston Red Sox went 2-for-4 during their season-opening series at Progressive Field. Inclement weather postponed Opening Day on Monday, and the teams met the same fate  Thursday, with cold and the forecast of snow postponing the series finale Thursday. No make-up date has been set. The Indians were able to Read More…

Indians 7, Red Sox 6: Tribe slugs way past Boston for first win

CLEVELAND — Offensively speaking, the Indians were just fine Wednesday night at Progressive Field. A team that entered the season with question marks in the hitting department slugged its way to a 7-6 victory over the Red Sox, overcoming a disastrous sixth inning to notch its first win of the year. Mike Napoli’s solo home Read More…

Indians Notes: New leaders hoping to lead successful 2016 season

CLEVELAND — There are a bunch of new sheriffs to keep peace in the clubhouse, and the Indians are hoping that leads to more success in the wild, wild American League Central Division. Corey Kluber, Jason Kipnis, Yan Gomes and Michael Brantley assumed leadership roles toward the end of last season after a host of Read More…