May 27, 2016

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High school baseball: Playing everyone works out great for Olmsted Falls in win over St. Edward at Progressive Field

CLEVELAND — Olmsted Falls coach Dan Largent said his main goal for Friday night’s game in the annual Cleveland Indians Charities Hardball Classic at Progressive Field was to play as many of his players as he could. That he was able to empty his bench, using five pitchers and five pinch hitters, was impressive enough, Read More…

Black Keys drummer: ‘I’m always nervous’

CLEVELAND — Patrick Carney’s stomach was as jumpy as when he’s on stage in Madison Square Garden before 20,000 fans. “I’m always nervous,” he said. Carney, drummer for The Black Keys, the Grammy Award-winning rock duo from Akron, Ohio, calmed himself long enough to throw out the ceremonial first pitch Tuesday as the Cleveland Indians opened Read More…

Indians: Tribe, Tigers rained out at Progressive Field

CLEVELAND — The Indians and Tigers were postponed by rain Friday night at Progressive Field. The game has been rescheduled as a traditional doubleheader Sunday, beginning at 1:10 p.m. Today’s game is scheduled to start at 7:10 p.m., with Friday’s scheduled starters — Cleveland’s Cody Anderson and Detroit’s Justin Verlander — pushed back a day Read More…

Indians: Carlos Carrasco leaves game after being struck by line drive

CLEVELAND — Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco left Tuesday’s game in the opening inning after being struck in the face by a line drive off the bat of Chicago’s Melky Cabrera. Carrasco was taken off the field on a cart and examined, with the Indians announcing during the game that he had sustained a jaw Read More…

Indians have big day planned for home opener

CLEVELAND — Progressive Field underwent a facelift this offseason, and Tribe fans will get their first look today when the Indians face four-time defending Central Division champion Detroit in the home opener. As usual, a sell-out crowd is expected to flock to Cleveland’s park — tickets were gone in 11 minutes on the first day Read More…

Indians’ playoff push draws fans to Progressive Field

If you keep winning, apparently they will come. Indians fans have failed to support their team at the turnstiles for much of the season, but with the Tribe in the thick of the American League wild-card race, they slowly but surely began flocking to Progressive Field. After beginning the final homestand with sparse crowds, attendance Read More…