February 10, 2016

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Indians’ Francisco Lindor finishes second to Houston’s Carlos Correa in American League Rookie of the Year race

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CLEVELAND — According to the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, Francisco Lindor is not the American League’s Rookie of the Year. That’s going to be a tough sell to the Indians and their fans, who watched the 22-year-old shortstop produce one of the finest debut seasons in team history. Lindor, who led AL rookies in Read More…

Indians feel good about second half of season, leadership

CLEVELAND — Though the Indians fell short of their goal of reaching the postseason, there were some positives to take away from 2015 — not the least of which is the emergence of Michael Brantley, Jason Kipnis, Corey Kluber and Yan Gomes as team leaders. With a host of veterans departing around the trading deadline, Read More…

Indians down Red Sox in season finale to finish above .500

CLEVELAND — The Indians, picked by many to at least contend for an American League Central Division championship, didn’t qualify for the postseason, but they did finish with a winning record. That will have to do. Cleveland wrapped up the regular season Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over the Red Sox at Progressive Field. Read More…

Corey Kluber finishes season strong as Indians blank Red Sox

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber went out on top. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner made his final appearance of the season Saturday night at Progressive Field, and it was a sparkling one as the right-hander pitched the Indians to a 2-0 win over the Red Sox. Kluber tossed eight scoreless innings, allowing just Read More…

Josh Tomlin helps Indians top Red Sox

CLEVELAND — Indians pitcher Josh Tomlin began the season on the 60-day disabled list, but finished it with a flourish. The right-hander allowed two runs in 6 1⁄3 innings Friday, allowing the Tribe to coast to an 8-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox at chilly Progressive Field. Tomlin (7-2, 3.02 ERA), who underwent right shoulder Read More…

Twins 4, Indians 2: Minnesota rallies late to turn back Tribe, takes advantage of Jose Ramirez error

CLEVELAND — From an Indians perspective, about the only intriguing aspect of Thursday night’s game was whether or not the Twins would retaliate for Jose Ramirez’s ballyhooed bat flip the night before. Eliminated from postseason contention during the early morning hours, Cleveland took the field with nothing to play for but pride. The result was Read More…

Tribe splits doubleheader; late win by Astros eliminates Indians from playoff contention

CLEVELAND — After splitting a doubleheader Wednesday against Minnesota at Progressive Field, the Indians were technically still alive for a postseason berth. Realistically, well, that’s a different story. Cleveland dropped the first game 7-1, with the Twins roughing up Carlos Carrasco in his final regular-season outing, but bounced back for a big 10-2 win in Read More…

Indians notes: Michael Brantley shut down for remainder of season

CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley will not make it to the end of the season. Manager Terry Francona confirmed that an MRI performed on Brantley’s ailing right shoulder revealed inflammation, and that after receiving a cortisone injection Wednesday, last year’s American League Most Valuable Player candidate would be shut down for the remainder of the year. Read More…

Indians: Michael Brantley’s season may be over due to sore shoulder; Tuesday rainout means doubleheader Wednesday

CLEVELAND — Indians left fielder Michael Brantley may miss the remainder of the season because of a sore right shoulder. The American League doubles leader was not in the lineup Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins after being examined by an orthopedist at Progressive Field. The game ended up being rained out following a 70-minute delay, Read More…

Indians’ wild-card hopes take hit with loss to Twins

CLEVELAND — The Indians were dealt another significant blow to their sagging playoff hopes Monday night at Progressive Field. After losing a game in the American League wild-card race with a loss in the series finale at Kansas City on Sunday, Cleveland put another one in the wrong column in the series opener against Minnesota, Read More…