April 30, 2016

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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…

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…

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…

Danny Salazar turns in another strong performance, but offense struggles as Indians lose close one to Mariners

CLEVELAND — The Indians got another impressive performance from starting pitcher Danny Salazar. The Mariners got an even better one from right-hander Tajuan Walker. Salazar and Walker dueled for much of Wednesday night at Progressive Field, with Seattle doing just a bit more off Cleveland’s fire-balling right-hander to scratch out a 2-1 win and even Read More…

Indians 3, Mariners 2: Tribe solves a lefty with help from Carlos Carrasco

CLEVELAND — The Indians finally found the right stuff against a left-hander Tuesday. Entering the night with a losing record against southpaw starters and batting .200 against all left-handed pitching, Cleveland did just enough to beat Wade Miley and the Mariners 3-2 in the opener of a three-game series at Progressive Field. The Indians’ right-handed Read More…

Indians Notes: Lonnie Chisenhall scheduled to leave DL on Wednesday

CLEVELAND — Barring any setbacks, right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall will be activated from the disabled list Wednesday, manager Terry Francona said. Chisenhall, who missed a large portion of the exhibition season with a left wrist injury, went 0-for-3 with a walk during a rehab appearance for Double-A Akron on Saturday. He is 1-for-15 with four Read More…

Mets 6, Indians 0: Tribe blanked in series finale; Corey Kluber drops to 0-3

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber had plenty to blame for the “L” next to his name in the box score Sunday. Surprisingly enough, the list included himself. Kluber, notorious for tough-luck losses, dealt with a blinding sun at Progressive Field that wreaked havoc on his fielders and he received his usual lack of run support. But Read More…

Indians 7, Mets 5: Tribe breaks through to beat Matt Harvey, New York

CLEVELAND — The Dark Knight was working in the shadows and rendering hitters defenseless Saturday afternoon at Progressive Field. But the Indians finally found the light. After going without a baserunner over the first four innings against Mets ace Matt Harvey — who shares a nickname with Batman — Cleveland figured out the right-hander and Read More…

Indians help Mets find missing power, give up four home runs … including three in one inning … in 6-5 loss

CLEVELAND — It was home run derby Friday night at Progressive Field, but the Indians refused to participate until it was too late. In dropping the opener of a three-game interleague series against the Mets, Cleveland pitchers allowed four homers — three in one inning — as New York slugged its way to a 6-5 Read More…