February 6, 2016

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Josh Tomlin staying around: Right-hander says loyalty’s a big reason why he agreed to new $5.5 million, two-year contract

CLEVELAND — Josh Tomlin has shown toughness and tenacity during his time with the Indians. On Tuesday, he was rewarded for it. Tomlin and Cleveland agreed to a $5.5 million, two-year contract, a deal that can earn the right-hander $11.75 million over three seasons. The 31-year-old agreed Jan. 15 to a $2.25 million, one-year deal Read More…

Not quite Cooperstown, but Pete Rose gets Reds Hall call

Former Cincinnati Reds player and manager Pete Rose, laughs during a press conference, where it was announced that he will be inducted into the Reds Hall of  Fame, Tuesday in Cincinnati. AP

CINCINNATI — Pete Rose is getting a hall of fame induction: in the Cincinnati Reds’ team hall, during a weekend of honors this summer in his hometown that will include retiring his No. 14. The Reds’ announcements Tuesday came after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred last month rejected Rose’s application for reinstatement to baseball. Manfred concluded Read More…

(UPDATED) Browns hire former N.Y. Mets executive Paul DePodesta as chief strategy officer

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The Browns thought so far outside the box for their latest hire, they stepped into the batter’s box. Owner Jimmy Haslam showed he’s willing to try anything to stop the losing, hiring longtime baseball executive Paul DePodesta on Tuesday as chief strategy officer. He’s never worked in the NFL and spent the last 20 years Read More…

ALDS: Royals rally to even series with Astros

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Every move Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch made seemed to work in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. Every move he tried in Game 2 seemed to go awry. The Kansas City Royals took advantage, rallying from a three-run hole for a 5-4 victory Friday that evened their series at Read More…

ALDS: Rangers take 2-0 series lead on Blue Jays

TORONTO — Fed up with his own bat, Hanser Alberto grabbed one belonging to teammate Delino DeShields. Good choice, rookie. Alberto, the seldom-used backup infielder, lined a tiebreaking single to center in the 14th inning, helping the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American League Division Read More…

10 things to know, Tuesday, May 12

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Another major quake strikes Nepal It hits with a magnitude of 7.3 in an isolated area between the capital of Kathmandu and Mount Everest, killing at least four people less than three weeks after the country was Read More…

Santana gets birthday blast to help Indians beat Astros

HOUSTON — Carlos Santana is beginning to develop a knack for hitting home runs on his birthday. Santana celebrated his 29th birthday in style Wednesday night, hitting a solo homer to help the Indians to a 2-0 win over the Houston Astros. It’s the third home run he’s hit on his birthday after knocking two Read More…

Indians: Carlos Carrasco rewarded for maturity, signs four-year, $22 million extension

CLEVELAND — The powerful arm was always apparent, and so was Carlos Carrasco’s potential. When they merged last season, the Indians believed they had another quality starter for the future. Carrasco finalized a $22 million, four-year contract on Tuesday, a day before he makes his season debut against Houston and two days after the Indians Read More…

MLB PREVIEW: Indians up for lead role in Central casting

Pick up a copy of today's Chronicle, which includes this story and many others in the MLB preview special section.

The Detroit Tigers are, well, the Detroit Tigers. Kings of the Central Division as four-time defending champion, and returning for 2015 with two-time American League MVP Miguel Cabrera, a stacked lineup and a top-shelf rotation, even without Max Scherzer. The Kansas City Royals, young sleepers for years, are coming off a fairy-tale season after finally Read More…

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