June 27, 2016

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Indians 6, Angels 2: Corey Kluber takes advantage of early runs, cruises to complete game

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Corey Kluber had a hefty lead before he even took the Angel Stadium mound, freeing him to go after hitters with confidence. The result was another superb start for an ace rapidly rediscovering his top form for the Cleveland Indians. Kluber pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts and Jason Kipnis had three Read More…

Indians 5, Mariners 3: Naquin’s homer makes the difference as Tribe splits series

SEATTLE — Tyler Naquin golfed a two-run home run off reliever Joaquin Benoit in the eighth inning to lift the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. Naquin managed to coax just enough carry out of a changeup low and out of the strike zone from Benoit to carry Read More…

Indians nab OF Benson with No. 14 pick in MLB Draft

The Indians landed a big one — literally — in the first round of the MLB Draft on Thursday night. With the 14th overall selection, Cleveland tabbed 6-foot-5, 225-pound outfielder Will Benson out of The Westminter Schools in Atlanta. Benson, who turns 18 on Thursday, attended the same private high school as Carter Hawkins, the Read More…

Taijuan Walker strikes out 11 as Mariners blank Indians

SEATTLE — Aside from the mechanical tweaks that needed to be made to solve Taijuan Walker’s recent struggles, there also needed to be a rediscovery of emotion. Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais wanted Walker to pitch with attitude and anger and show it as he stood on the mound. Whatever the trigger, Walker discovered one Read More…

Indians fall to Mariners, have win streak snapped at six

SEATTLE — Wade Miley credited mechanical adjustments rather than his razor for regaining his pitching form. Nelson Cruz homered twice and an almost-clean shaven Miley pitched seven scoreless innings to pace the Seattle Mariners to a 7-1 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday night, snapping the Indians’ six-game winning streak. Cruz hit a two-run homer in Read More…

The Morning Hit–6/7/16

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 it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. The Cavs aren’t the only game in Read More…

Trevor Bauer solid as Indians top M’s, extend win streak to 6

SEATTLE — When a team is on a hot streak, things just seem to fall into place. That’s exactly what happened for the Cleveland Indians in a 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night. Trevor Bauer pitched 7 1/3 strong innings and Rajai Davis homered to lead Cleveland to its sixth straight victory. Read More…

Indians sweep Royals, begin long road trip in first place

CLEVELAND — The Indians’ 10-game homestand didn’t begin the way they wanted, but they have no problem with how it ended. Cleveland dropped four of the first five games at Progressive Field but bounced back to win the last five, culminating with a 7-0 victory Sunday afternoon that completed a four-game sweep of the defending Read More…

Indians notes: Joba Chamberlain to leave DL today

CLEVELAND — Right-hander Joba Chamberlain will be activated from the disabled list today, according to Indians manager Terry Francona. Chamberlain, who was effective out of the bullpen to start the season — 1.93 ERA over 14 appearances (14 innings) — has been sidelined since May 23 with an intercostal strain. The intercostal muscles are located Read More…

Indians 7, Royals 1: Tribe beats KC to take over first place

CLEVELAND — By virtue of their 7-1 victory over the Royals at Progressive Field on Saturday night, the Indians are atop the Central Division standings for the second time this season. They have plenty of people to thank for getting them there. Josh Tomlin continued his impressive start to the year with another quality outing, Read More…