September 3, 2015

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Blue Jays 5, Indians 3 (10): Tribe wins streak ends at 6 games

TORONTO — A great game from Yan Gomes wasn’t enough to give the Cleveland Indians their longest winning streak of the season. Ryan Goins hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Cleveland 5-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Indians’ winning streak at six games. Gomes hit Read More…

Indians: Mark Shapiro leaving organization for Toronto after 24 years

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CLEVELAND — Mark Shapiro made it official during a news conference at Progressive Field on Monday — he’s leaving the Indians organization after 24 years. Ending weeks of speculation, Shapiro, Cleveland’s president the past five years, announced that he was accepting the same position with the Toronto Blue Jays at the end of the of Read More…

Indians 4, Blue Jays 2: Tribe beats Price for sixth straight win

TORONTO — Still recovering from an illness that forced him to miss a start last week, Cleveland’s Danny Salazar had only one thing on his mind after beating the Toronto Blue Jays. “I just want to go home and sleep right now,” a weary Salazar said after shutting down the highest-scoring team in baseball. Jerry Read More…

The Morning Hit–8/31/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and its becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. With that being said, let’s hit it. Wes Craven (1939-2015).  Generally, I’m not into Read More…

Indians slam Angels for fifth straight win

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians are working on a positive finish to a roller-coaster August. Abraham Almonte hit his first career grand slam and Josh Tomlin worked into the eighth inning, leading the Indians to a 9-2 win over the slumping Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Cleveland (63-66) has won five in a row to Read More…

How fitting: Yan Gomes hits his first major league grand slam on Yan Gomes jersey night as Indians pound Angels 8-3

CLEVELAND — Yan Gomes jersey night turned into an evening the Indians’ starting catcher will never forget. Gomes blasted his first big league grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs Saturday, powering the Tribe to an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Cleveland scored five times in the eighth inning off former Read More…

Trevor Bauer’s spot-on spot start helps Indians down Angels

CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer had plenty of excuses not to pitch well in the series opener against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday. He didn’t need to use any of them. Pressed into service for an ill Danny Salazar on a chilly night at Progressive Field, Bauer rose to the occasion and then some, helping Read More…

Indians notes: Manager Terry Francona confirms he has an opt-out clause, but says he would never use it as leverage

CLEVELAND — Manager Terry Francona confirmed he has an opt-out clause in his contract with the Indians should team president Mark Shapiro leave the organization. But Francona said Friday he doesn’t plan to use it anytime soon, despite reports the Blue Jays are interested in hiring Shapiro, his longtime friend, for the same position he Read More…

Indians beat Brewers, end interleague season in style

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CLEVELAND — Interleague season is over for the Indians, and it couldn’t have ended any better. Cleveland built an early lead with five runs over the first four innings Wednesday, and then hung on for a 6-2 victory over Milwaukee on a chilly, rainy night at Progressive Field. The win, the Indians’ 11th in the Read More…

Indians notes: Lonnie Chisenhall shining as OF since return

CLEVELAND — Lonnie Chisenhall is playing his way back into the picture — as an outfielder. The Indians’ Opening Day third baseman struggled at the outset of the season and was demoted to Triple-A Columbus to clear the way for rookie Giovanny Urshela. After Cleveland dealt outfielders Michael Bourn, David Murphy and Brandon Moss at Read More…