May 4, 2016

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Swept away: Indians suffer another one-run loss to Phillies, making it five one-run setbacks in their last six games

PHILADELPHIA — One run short once again. Vince Velasquez tossed two-hit ball over six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Sunday for their sixth straight win. The Indians have played six straight one-run games, losing five. They’re 4-7 overall in one-run games. “We’ve had close games all year,” Indians manager Terry Read More…

Another close game, another loss: Indians fall 4-3 to Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Cleveland can keep a game close. The Indians have simply struggled winning the tight ones. Freddy Galvis homered and had the go-ahead single to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to their fifth straight win, 4-3 over the Indians on Saturday night. The Indians have played five straight one-run games and 10 this season. They Read More…

Indians fall to Phillies on Ryan Howard’s walk-off home run

PHILADELPHIA — Another day, another walk-off loss for the Cleveland Indians. The Indians lost 4-3 to the Phillies on Friday when Ryan Howard led off the 11th inning with a home run off Cody Allen on a full count. It was Howard’s fifth home run of the season and sixth career game-ending shot. As for Read More…

Indians down Twins to spoil Berrios’ MLB debut

MINNEAPOLIS — Francisco Lindor drove in three runs and the Cleveland Indians spoiled the big league debut of Jose Berrios with a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Carlos Santana had three hits and the Indians avoided losing to the Twins on a walk-off hit for the third consecutive night. Cody Allen Read More…

Twins 6, Indians 5: Minnesota walks off against Tribe again

MINNEAPOLIS — For the second day in a row, the Cleveland Indians lost to the Minnesota Twins on a walk-off hit. Cleveland closer Cody Allen allowed three hits, including a walk-off RBI single by Miguel Sano, and the Twins won 6-5 over the Indians on Tuesday night. A night earlier, the Indians’ bullpen suffered the Read More…

One on, one off: Indians activate Brantley, send Carrasco to disabled list

CLEVELAND — The Indians added one key player to their roster, but they lost another Monday prior to the series opener against the Twins in Minnesota. Left fielder Michael Brantley, the team’s top hitter was activated from the disabled list after being sidelined to start the season while recovering from offseason right shoulder surgery. Brantley Read More…

Indians sweep Tigers but Carlos Carrasco injures hamstring

DETROIT — Cleveland manager Terry Francona would normally be happy with a sweep in Detroit, but he had more pressing matters on his mind Sunday afternoon. The Indians lost starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco to a hamstring injury in the third inning during a 6-3 win Sunday, and the prognosis doesn’t look great. “It’s going to Read More…

Indians’ offense helps Kluber earn first win

DETROIT — Corey Kluber got a big boost even before throwing a pitch. Yan Gomes and the Cleveland Indians scored three runs in the first inning and kept going Saturday, making it easier for Kluber to cruise to a 10-1 win over the Detroit Tigers. Gomes homered and drove in five runs, and Kluber (1-3) Read More…

Carlos Santana provides spark in leadoff spot as Indians edge Tigers

DETROIT — Terry Francona had a hunch Carlos Santana should be moved up in the lineup to lead off against Justin Verlander, hoping the designated hitter would work deep into counts against the standout pitcher. He did that, and more. Santana and Marlon Byrd homered off Verlander, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 2-1 victory Read More…

Indians experience a mound of trouble: Mariners beat Tribe on Robinson Cano’s 10th-inning homer off closer Cody Allen

CLEVELAND — The Indians were armed, but they were far from dangerous. Pitching problems were at the root of Cleveland’s second straight loss Thursday afternoon as the Mariners took advantage to slug out a 10-7, 10-inning victory in the series finale at Progressive Field. Down 5-0 and 7-3, the Indians rallied to tie it at Read More…