Found June 17, 2013 on
Shaw hides his face after Hosmer ties the game with a double
The Cleveland Indians had been having a fairly nice year compared to expectations. After today they are trailing the Royals by a half game. It looked like Cleveland was in line for a win after Carlos Carrasco worked 7 shutout innings. The 8th inning proved to be a little trickier. After putting a man on second, Carrasco exited, leaving Bryan Shaw to shut the door. He did not. An Eric Hosmer double tied the game. And then in the 9th Cleveland goes Cleveland by giving up the winning run on a wild pitch – courtesy of Matt Albers. Not a great way to leave the field. Lets detail the mess.
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The Mariners and Athletics were exposed to a sewage backup Sunday in Oakland, forcing both teams to flee their locker rooms.
As surprising as the Indians off-season spending spree was, I still think the club’s basic strategy is unchanged: develop a young core of players internally and dip into free agency when you need it. It just so happened that they needed a lot of help this past off-season, and there was a bit of a perfect storm of available money, available talent, and a protected draft pick....
Today the Cleveland Indians have recalled third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall from Triple-A Columbus and optioned right-handed pitcher Matt Langwell to Columbus.
Chisenhall, 24, has been with Columbus since May 13th where he hit .390 (41-for-105) with 8 doubles, 2 triples, 6 home runs and 26 RBI in 27 games for the Clippers (.455/.676/1.132). Since May 29th he has hit .467 (28-for...
There is your Cleveland Indians in numbers, as I stand staring here at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario. They started the season 8-13. During this stretch, the offense was prone to big innings, but not much else. The starting pitching was suspect, but the bullpen was as dangerous as they come.
The next phase of baseball was dominant. The starting pitching...
Earlier this season, Cleveland Indians slugger Nick Swisher was hampered by a sore left shoulder. It appears that the injury never fully healed, as he was given Sunday off to rest his shoulder, according to Mark Emery of MLB.com.
Swisher aggravated his shoulder on Saturday while batting against Jordan Zimmermann. Manager Terry Francona deemed Swisher available for Sunday'...
Could “Team Streak” be trending upwards again? Your Cleveland Indians were a blown save away from sweeping the Washington Nationals out of Progressive Field this weekend in grand fashion. They settled for a series win, which you will take all day long especially when the opposing pitchers are Tribe killer Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmerman, and Stephen Strasburg. They didn’t really...
First and foremost, Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there who are celebrating with your kids today. There’s nothing more “Father’s Day” to me than a little bit of baseball, a little bit of U.S. Open Golf, and a whole lot of relaxing.
Well, some of us have to write a bit, but you get what I’m talking about.
To those that spend even a few extra minutes to stop...
Cleveland, OH — Corey Kluber escaped three no-out jams with no damage and the Cleveland offense provided just enough support, as the Indians beat the Nationals 2-0 to win the three-game series.
After a leadoff single by Anthony Rendon in the fourth, Ryan Zimmerman hit a ball to newly-acquired Indians third baseman John McDonald, who threw a double play ball past second baseman...
Slowly but surely, it appears as if the Cleveland Indians may be coming around.
The Tribe went 4-2 during this past week and won two series against both the Texas Rangers and the Washington Nationals. While their record of 34-34 is still far from great, the Tribe is still just 4 ½ games behind the Detroit Tigers for first place in the American League Central.
The key for the Indians...
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.
Carlos Moncrief: CF, Akron Aeros: 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 3B, 2 RBI, 1 BB:
There isn’t a player who is more intriguing to me than Carlos Moncrief. I’ve talked about his talent for three...
Roster Update: Desparation forced the Indians to finally bring Lonnie Chisenhall back despite the fact that he has been completely destroying AAA pitching for the past month. Matt Langwell was sent back to Columbus to make room for Lonnie, bringing the Indians bullpen down to the standard seven pitchers.
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Ubaldo Jimenez threw 5.1 innings of two hit baseball...
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The Cleveland Indians are winning.
That's right, the Tribe continues their roller-coaster ride through 2013 with 4-1 streak that follows an 0-8 run, and a 4-16 record over their last 20. That, of course, follows their 18-4 stretch. Who is this Cleveland Indians team...
COLUMBUS- After coming back from a 2-0 deficit in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the game, the Columbus Clippers suffered a defensive meltdown in the ninth to hand the Pawtucket Red Sox a 3-2 win Tuesday.
Clipper closer Preston Guilmet had a runner on first with two outs in the bottom of the ninth before three fielding errors paved the way for a Pawtucket victory.
The Cleveland Indians have climbed back to .500 following an eight-game losing streak. The Kansas City Royals need one more win to do the same.
These AL Central foes meet in Cleveland for the first time this season Monday night.
With eight strong innings from Corey Kluber, who helped the Indians (34-34) end an eight-game skid Tuesday, Cleveland won for the fourth time in five games...