April 27, 2015

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Tigers 8, Indians 6: Carlos Carrasco struggles as Tribe dumped by Detroit again

DETROIT — Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco struggled to throw strikes against the Detroit Tigers and it cost him. Carrasco (2-2) didn’t make it out of the fifth inning against Detroit’s high-powered offense and the Indians fell to the Tigers 8-6 on Sunday. “I fell behind and fell behind,” he said. “With that lineup, as soon Read More…

Tigers 4, Indians 1: Trevor Bauer misses start, Tribe has no answer for Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez

DETROIT — No matter who was pitching, the Cleveland Indians wanted to avoid Miguel Cabrera. They did, and the Detroit slugger still managed to hurt them. Fill-in T.J. House started after Trevor Bauer was scratched with an illness, and the Indians wound up falling to the Tigers 4-1 Saturday. “Probably not the flu. Probably food Read More…

Indians’ Salazar has career night in win over Tigers

DETROIT — Left off the Cleveland Indians’ roster at the end of spring training, Danny Salazar is trying to make the most of a second chance. Thus far, he’s doing a fine job. Salazar struck out a career-high 11, Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, and the Indians routed the suddenly slumping Read More…

White Sox 6, Indians 0: Ace Corey Kluber struggles, doesn’t get any help from offense

CHICAGO — Corey Kluber made his share of mistakes, and the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner gave up a career-high 13 hits. Yet Cleveland manager Terry Francona said a 6-0 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday wasn’t all Kluber’s fault. “It’s a hard way to pitch when we’re throwing up zeros as Read More…

Carlos Carrasco, bullpen bounce back strong from rough outings as Indians hold off White Sox, snap two-game skid

CHICAGO — On a cold night in Chicago, Carlos Carrasco worked an efficient five innings in his first start since being smacked in the face with a line drive against these same White Sox. The Cleveland Indians bullpen took it from there in a 6-2 win Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field, where the temperatures slipped Read More…

Indians blow 3-0 lead in ninth, lose to White Sox

CHICAGO — Cleveland manager Terry Francona kept waiting for Cody Allen to escape the jam in the ninth inning. He never did. Allen allowed four runs and six hits in his first blown save of the season, sending the Indians to a 4-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. “If I have Read More…

Indians fall to Twins for sixth loss in last eight games

MINNEAPOLIS — TJ House made strides toward rectifying his early season struggles. It just wasn’t enough to hold off the Twins. After giving up six runs in 11⁄3⅓ innings in his season debut against Detroit, House allowed five runs in 52⁄3⅔ innings Sunday in a 7-2 loss. Cleveland has lost six of its last eight Read More…

Indians 4, Twins 2: Danny Salazar strikes out 10 in season debut

MINNEAPOLIS — The Cleveland Indians have had to be patient with the progress of Danny Salazar. His season debut gave them a nice little reward. The Minnesota Twins, meanwhile, were way too eager at the plate. Salazar matched his career high with 10 strikeouts, giving the Indians a spark in a 4-2 victory over the Read More…

Not-so-perfect ending: Corey Kluber loses perfect game in sixth inning; Indians lose to Twins on homer in 11th inning

MINNEAPOLIS — Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are searching for that magic that worked so well last season. Kluber took a perfect game into the sixth inning before becoming erratic, and Trevor Plouffe led off the 11th with a soaring home run to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Indians on Read More…

Indians slugger Brandon Moss off to slow start

CLEVELAND — Brandon Moss, an All-Star for the first time in his career last year with the Oakland A’s, was projected to provide much-needed pop this season to a largely powerless Indians offense. Thus far, he has yet to bring his big bat to Cleveland. Moss enters tonight’s series opener at Minnesota without a home Read More…