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ARLINGTON – The Cleveland Indians’ bullpen continues to be a factory of sadness as its relief arms blew another lead in a 6-3 loss against the Texas Rangers on Monday.
Lefty Scott Kazmir (3-3, 5.21) received the start for the Indians to counter Texas right-hander Josh Lindblom (0-1, 8.22). Kazmir was coming off a decent start against the New York Yankees in which he surrendered four runs on seven hits and two walks. Lindblom was recalled from triple-A Round Rock to fill the spot of Alexi Ogando, who was recently placed on the disabled list.
Texas struck first during their half of the second inning when catcher A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-out single and scored on a single to left by centerfielder Craig Gentry.
The Indians took control in the third due to a timely hit from first baseman Carlos Santana. Shortstop Mike Aviles led off the inning with a ground ball single before second baseman Jason Kipnis lined a one-out single to left and right fielder Nick Swisher drew a walk to lo...
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Lonnie Chisenhall: 3B, Columbus Clippers: 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 2B, 4 RBI:
Psssst. Terry Francona. Have you noticed this kid Chisenhall? He’s a third baseman, and he’s played big league baseball before. It was even this year. He struggled, and got sent down to Columbus. Since that day, Chisenhall has hit in 19 of 21 games, including a 16 game hit streak that was ended on Saturday...
Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.
***Special Note: Due to a monsoon that apparently crossed the nation, the only game played tonight was by the Columbus affiliate.
Tim Fedroff: LF, Columbus Clippers: 3-for-3, 2 R...
DETROIT (AP) -- Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco has had his suspension for throwing at a hitter reduced from eight to seven games.
He began serving it Sunday. Carrasco was initially suspended for eight games in April for "intentionally throwing" at New York's Kevin Youkilis but was able to keep pitching because an appeal was pending.
Carrasco was sent...
ARLINGTON, Texas For a team that's as beat up as the Texas Rangers are, Monday was a nice change of events.
The Rangers actually got some good news on the injury front.
Ian Kinsler was in the field working with Texas manager Ron Washington for the first time since he went on the disabled list May 19. Mitch Moreland, who is out with a right strained hamstring, feels like his...
ARLINGTON, Texas Lance Berkman has been around baseball long enough to now that he would get another big hit sooner or later.
It was still sweet for him to actually get one though.
Berkman's two-run homer Monday broke a 3-3 tie with Cleveland Monday night and helped spark the Rangers to a 6-3 win to open an 11-game homestand. The club has now won consecutive games for the...
Lance Berkman has numbers worthy of the Hall of Fame. The longtime Houston Astro — and current Texas Ranger — boasts a career slash line of .295/.408/.540. His post-season rate stats — accumulated in 52 games — are even better.
Berkman isn’t the boastful type. The 37-year-old switch-hitter acknowledges his accomplishments, but in a humble and understated manner that mirrors...
ZEBULON – After rain postponed the series opener, the Carolina Mudcats and Potomac Nationals played a double header on Tuesday. Carolina broke their six-game losing streak with an 11-3 victory in game one, but dropped game two 3-1 to split the doubleheader. Both games were seven innings.
This was the fourth doubleheader played by the Mudcats this season. Carolina now has a...
Your browser does not support iframes. Detroit Tigers pitcher Jose Alvarez did not allow a hit until the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, at which point Ryan Raburn spoiled the party. Raburn’s solo home run was the first hit of the day for Cleveland, and one of his former teammates was not [...]
A busted pipe under the infield at Rangers Ballpark has created a sinkhole right behind the pitcher's mound.
On-field batting practice was canceled for both the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians while workers tried to fix the problem 2 1/2 hours before Tuesday night's scheduled game.
Rangers officials expect the problem to be fixed in time to play the game.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have signed both of their first-round picks from last week's amateur draft.
Right-handed pitcher Alex "Chi-Chi" Gonzalez and high school shortstop Travis Demeritte completed physicals Monday and have signed their contracts.
Gonzalez, the 23rd overall pick out of Oral Roberts, gets a 2,215,000 signing bonus, slightly above...
The 2013 draft is now complete. Here is the Cleveland Indians full list of selections along with some notes about the draft.
The Texas Rangers have signed both of their first-round picks from last week's amateur draft.
Right-handed pitcher Alex ''Chi-Chi'' Gonzalez and high school shortstop Travis Demeritte completed physicals Monday and have signed their contracts.
Gonzalez, the 23rd overall pick out of Oral Roberts, gets a $2,215,000 signing bonus, slightly above the slot value...
In the midst of his home run trot on Sunday afternoon, Indians utility man Ryan Raburn took a wad of gum from the hand of Detroit Tigers’ third baseman Miguel Cabrera.
Raburn’s home run effectively ended Tigers’ pitcher Jose Alvarez’ bid for a no-hitter in the fifth inning. Raburn, a former Detroit Tiger, cracked a smile before stepping on the bag. The Tigers cracked even...
The Texas Rangers were hoping to add to their recent dominance of the Cleveland Indians with help from rejuvenated starter Alexi Ogando.
Instead, they're expected to send out Josh Lindblom for Monday night's opener against the sputtering Indians, losers of a season-high seven in a row and 11 straight on the road.
Texas (37-25) ended a three-game losing streak with a 6-4...