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Player of the Game
In his first game back from the DL, Lonnie Chisenhall had a walk and a home run and won the Player of the Game. He was the only player who did anything worth mentioning at all and finished the game with a score of 3.18.
Rehab Update: Both Carlos Carrasco and Hector Rondon pitched single scoreless innings in last night's game for Akron. It will be interesting if the Indians bring them up after the MiLB playoffs are over or if they go straight back to extended training.
This wasn't the worst game Justin Masterson ever pitched, but it certainly wasn't anything special. It didn't really seem like he was being hit very hard until the 7th, but it doesn't matter how the other team scores when your team can't.
Asdrubal Cabrera was kept out of the game after reinjuring his right wrist in last night's affair. It is his third game out with this injury in the Indians last ten.
The Indians were fighting bad luck...
BEST OF MAXIM
There’s been plenty of noise that third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall’s return was imminent, and the Indians announced Sunday morning that they have activated him off the 60-day disabled list. Manny Acta said on Friday that he expected the prospect to join the team on their current road trip. Chisenhall will not be in the lineup on Sunday, however, and Acta indicated he would likely...
The Cleveland Indians activated infielder Lonnie Chisenhall from the 60-day disabled list before Sunday's game at Minnesota.
Chisenhall has missed more than two months after having a bone in his right forearm broken by a pitch from Jake Arrieta in a June 29 game at Baltimore.
Prior to the injury, Chisenhall split time between Cleveland and Class AAA Columbus. He hit .278 with...
MINNEAPOLIS Pedro Florimon made things look easy on Monday night as he patrolled shortstop for the Minnesota Twins.
The 25-year-old Florimon, playing in just his 26th career big league game, turned in a pair of nifty defensive plays in Minnesota's 7-2 win over visiting Cleveland. The first of the two ended the top of the sixth inning as Florimon chased down a ground ball deep...
MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau hit two homers in Sunday's win over the Cleveland Indians, including the walk-off game winner in the bottom of the ninth inning.
In the grand scheme of things, the home runs weren't the important part.
What mattered most, at least in a big-picture sense, was that Morneau was on the field and producing in September...
MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins are tied for last place in the American League Central, but they're still putting up impressive numbers on the base paths this season.
When Twins infielder Alexi Casilla stole second base in Monday's game against the Cleveland Indians, it gave Minnesota 118 steals as a team this season. That number is the highest since the Twins swiped 146...
Samuel Deduno struck out six in seven innings and Pedro Florimon made two stellar defensive plays to go with a double and a triple, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.
Deduno (6-3) gave up just three hits and walked three, Ryan Doumit homered and Justin Morneau drove in two runs for the Twins, who took the final three games of the...
The Kansas City Royals are coming off another series win over a division opponent. The only AL Central foe they have yet to win a series against is the Minnesota Twins.The Royals open a three-game road set against the Twins on Tuesday night.Kansas City is 26-27 against the AL Central this year, losing 10 of 15 against Minnesota.The Royals (63-77) have won five of their last six series...
Player of the Game
Tonight's Player of the Game was removed for a pinch hitter late in the game, because that's what should always happen. Matt LaPorta hit an RBI double, giving him a score of 1.68 for the game. It was his first RBI of the season and his first Player of the Game, mostly due to being absolutely terrible during the short time he has been with the Tribe this...
Justin Morneau hit his second homer of the game in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to an 8-7 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
With one out in the ninth, Morneau hit the first pitch from Indians reliever Vinnie Pestano (3-2) just inside the right field foul pole for his 19th homer of the season. Morneau, who has four two-homer games this season...
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“With soon-to-be-ex-Indians’ closer Chris Perez dominating the (Indians) news this week, I find it unusual that a couple of months ago he was laying into the fans for...
Player of the Game
It was the Carlos Santana show today as he was a huge contribution to the offense. Santana hit a home run in his first at bat, singled in his second, and doubled in his third. Santana ended the day with a score of 6.31, going 3-5 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.
The Indians offense took a great approach in the first 3 innings facing Minnesota starter...
What happened to the Twins?
Saint Paul, MN
Ah, yes, the Minnesota Twins. What did happen to those paragons of fundamentally sound baseball? An analysis of such depth requires patience, dedication and an insatiable hunger for the truth, so I put the RSBS interns to the task and they have provided the following slide show:
New ballpark! Yay...