August 30, 2015

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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 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…

Indians 11, Brewers 6: Tribe slugs out win over Brew Crew

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CLEVELAND — Indians pitchers allowed four home runs Tuesday night at Progressive Field … and Cleveland still won. Overcoming Milwaukee’s plethora of long balls, including two from catcher Jonathan Lucroy, the Indians’ new and improved offense slugged its way past the Brewers 11-6 in the opener of a two-game interleague series. “Our offense did a Read More…

Indians notes: Carlos Carrasco dealing with right shoulder soreness

CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco’s top-shelf season may be coming to an end. The right-hander, who leads the Indians with 12 wins and ranked fourth in the American League with 173 strikeouts through Monday, was scratched from his scheduled start tonight with shoulder soreness. Manager Terry Francona said Carrasco experienced more than normal discomfort in his Read More…

Danny Salazar pitching smarter, leads Indians past Red Sox

BOSTON — Danny Salazar had a simple explanation for why he’s on a strong run. He’s stopped trying to overpower hitters. Now, he knows how to pitch. Salazar pitched seven strong innings to cool off Boston’s hot bats, and Lonnie Chisenhall had a solo homer and three RBIs to carry the Cleveland Indians past the Read More…

Offense missing again as Indians fall to Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — One small slip in mechanics was enough to foil another strong start for Carlos Carrasco and the Cleveland Indians. Carrasco and Cleveland couldn’t overcome a two-run single by Kurt Suzuki in the second inning Sunday and lost 4-1 to the Minnesota Twins. Trevor Plouffe hit his 17th home run and Tommy Milone (6-3) Read More…

Kluber shines as Indians win 6-1 over Twins

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MINNEAPOLIS — After nearly throwing a no-hitter in his last outing against the Minnesota Twins, Corey Kluber wasn’t going to change his approach in facing them again five days later. Kluber flirted with a no-hitter for the second consecutive outing against Minnesota and finished off his second straight complete game with just one hit allowed Read More…

Yankees 8, Indians 6: Tribe can’t overcome poor outing from Bauer

CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer put the Indians in a hole they couldn’t dig out of Thursday night. Allowing a pair of home runs over the first two innings, the right-hander paved the way for the Yankees to avoid the three-game sweep via an 8-6 win over the Indians in front of 23,076 fans at Progressive Read More…

Youth-laden Indians lineup knocks Yankees out of first

CLEVELAND — These little Indians refuse to fold up the teepees and call it a season. Cleveland’s new youth-laden lineup kept rolling Wednesday night at Progressive Field, turning back former Indians pitcher CC Sabathia and the Yankees 2-1 to secure the three-game series. It was the Indians’ fourth straight win and it came without some Read More…