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Major League Baseball announced today the players of the week for the week ending May 19th. Cleveland pitcher Justin Masterson earned the award for the American League and Joey Votto for the National-
“Masterson went 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA, 20 strikeouts and five walks in 16.0 innings pitched over a pair of starts to claim his first
career A.L. Player of the Week Award and the first for a Cleveland hurler since CC Sabathia in 2008. Justin is the second Indian to be
tabbed with a weekly honor this month after teammate Ryan Raburn won for the week ending May 5th. Among pitching leaders,
Masterson was tops in the Majors in strikeouts and was tied for first overall in wins, ERA and innings pitched.”
The Indians are the hottest team in the majors right now, and Masterson is certainly the anchor of the starting rotation. Justin pitched a masterpiece against the Yankees on Monday allowing just four hits and struck out 9 on his way to another 1-0 shutout. Yesterday, Masterson had another brilliant pitching performance striking out 11 without allowing a run.
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Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez released an official statement following the much-discussed deactivation of his Twitter account.
“The decision to deactivate my Twitter account was a personal choice I made in order to maintain the greater focus on the success of the team this season and our shared goals moving forward.
We have an extremely positive and supportive group of players...
Justin Masterson struck out a season-high 11 in seven shutout innings and Michael Brantley homered and drove in four runs off Felix Hernandez as the Cleveland Indians toppled yet another former Cy Young Award winner on Sunday with a 6-0 win over the Seattle Mariners.
Brantley hit a three-run homer in the second inning off Hernandez (5-3), who failed to go at least six innings for...
First and foremost congratulations to Nick Swisher, his wife and the new baby girl that they welcomed to this world Tuesday afternoon. The first baseman was placed on the paternity leave list by the Cleveland Indians. He is allowed to enjoy these moments with his family for a few days and hopefully he takes full advantage. FFLockerRoom hopes for a healthful childhood.
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Their topics of conversation will focus on your Cleveland Indians, who wrapped up their week with a dominating...
CLEVELAND, OH-Crazy may be in fact an understatement to describe the series finale between the Indians and Mariners Monday afternoon.
Ten innings and three hours and forty-eight minutes later, Cleveland would come out with their biggest win of the season, defeating Seattle 10-8 pulling it off once again in dramatic fashion.
Down one run in the tenth, Tribe catcher Yan Gomes delivered...
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez, one of the most entertaining — and sometimes controversial — Twitter users among professional athletes, surprisingly deleted his Twitter account on Monday, reportedly due to his growing exasperation with having to deal with the hostile, troglodytic and oft-unwarranted commentary from a small but prolific faction who troll his account and...
COLUMBUS- The Cleveland Indians were not the only team in their organization to win on a walk-off in extra innings Monday, as Chun-Hsiu Chen greeted the International League with a game-winning single to give the Clippers a 6-5, victory over Scranton Wilkes-Barre.
For the second time in three nights, the Columbus Clippers won in their last at-bat against the Scranton/WB. On...
Player of the Game: Mark Reynolds (2-for-5 with a HR, 3 RBI and the game’s winning hit)
Less than 24 hours after second baseman Jason Kipnis sent more than 34,000 fans home on a walk-off three-run homer Friday night, the Indians got some more late inning heroics Saturday afternoon courtesy of third baseman Mark Reynolds.
With the bases loaded and no outs in the...
Cleveland, OH — Cleveland hitters abused former American League Cy Young Award winner Felix Hernandez to the tune of six runs and Justin Masterson posted 11 strikeouts in seven innings as the the Indians beat the Mariners 6-0.
“There’s not one guy in the clubhouse that didn’t think we had a chance to win and that’s a pretty big compliment to Masty,” said Indians manager...
Chun Chen (Columbus, 1B) – 3-4, 1 R - Chun Chen’s adjustment to the Triple-A level has been nothing if not speedy. After a 1-for-5 debut Sunday, he has posted two straight three-hit outings. He is showing that he can hit well at a high level, however, for him to make it long-term in the Major Leagues, he will need to shore up his defensive game or hit so well that he merits...
CLEVELAND -- Max Scherzer took care of the Indians winning streak Tuesday night.And if there was a lingering doubt he wouldnt, which there wasnt, Miguel Cabrera made sure.Which is pretty much what a reigning MVP who is off to an incredible start does.Clevelands 5-1 loss came down to Scherzer being nearly unhittable. After giving up two hits, a hard-hit sacrifice fly and a run in...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes.
1. Featured Game: Detroit at Cleveland, 19:05pm ET
2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Featured Game: Detroit at Cleveland, 19:05pm ET
Starting This Game, In Terms of Pitchers
Starting this game for Detroit and Cleveland in terms of pitchers are right-hander Max Scherzer...