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This road trip the Indians are currently on has proven to be a fulfilling one. The Tribe is 6-1 thus far after last night’s 4-3 victory in Oakland, as they’ve awakened their offense, settled down their closer, and continued to get solid starts all in that short span. For the second straight night, it was Jack Hannahan turning in a multi-RBI effort, with the Tribe’s plate discipline remaining an asset in these hard fought victories the past two nights.
What a treat! It’s my weekend at WFNY, and Ublado Jimenez pitched last night. Now, if you guys have read this or follow me on a regular basis, you know that I’m far from Ubaldo’s biggest fan. In fact, my Twitter profile lists me as a “Ubaldo Trade Skeptic”. Anyway, back to the action on the field where Ubaldo earned his second straight win by pitching good enough against an admittedly weak Athletics lineup. The eye-popping portion of Jimenez’s statline is, of course his five walks over six innings. Worse than that, however, and the roo...
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The Indians are making it look pretty simple these days. Timely hitting, quality starts, and their closer nailing it down in the ninth inning. The Indians took the series opener 4-3 led by Jack Hannahan’s 3 RBI effort. Hannahan added the team’s first run with a sac fly in the 2nd then doubled home two in the fourth inning. Yoenis Cespedes had three hits and two RBI for the Athletics...
Cleveland Indians pitcher Chris Perez is the season's first reported violator of Major League Baseball's new Twitter policy.Perez has been fined 750 for a tweet last Saturday night after a heated game with the Kansas City Royals that included two heated exchanges and three ejections between the teams, he told the Cleveland Plain-DealerJoe Garagiola Jr., MLB's dean of...
The Cleveland Indians sent left-handed pitcher David Huff to Class AAA Columbus after activating him from the 15-day disabled list Sunday.
Huff had been in Class AA Akron on a rehabilitation assignment. He was placed on the disabled list March 30 after sustaining a strained right hamstring.
He made one start for Akron, throwing four innings and allowing one hit, one walk and striking...
When a team is locked in offensively, even when they go quiet for a few innings, you have an overwhelming feeling that they’re just waiting for an opening to burst things wide open. The Indians had 10 hits in the first seven innings of this one with only two runs to show for it. But, in the turning point that was the eighth inning, Jason Kipnis had the biggest hit of the game with...
Cleveland Indians RHP Jeanmar Gomez will start Saturday night at Oakland. Following the game, Gomez will drop his appeal and start serving his five-game suspension.
Gomez was suspended for five games for intentionally hitting Kansas City 3B Mike Moustaskas on April 14.
It looks like Chris Perez is the lucky recipient of this season's first fine handed out under Major League Baseball's new social media policy. Well done, sir.
The Cleveland Indians right-hander has to dish out $750 (umm... that's like you or I being fined fifty cents) for an "inappropriate" tweet last Saturday night after a heated game with the Kansas City...
Jack Hannahan hit a two-run single in the ninth inning off closer Brandon League and the Cleveland Indians rallied for a 2-1 victory over Seattle that cost Mariners ace Felix Hernandez a win after his dominant outing Thursday night.
Hernandez struck out 12 and walked one. He allowed five hits, three in the eighth inning, but ended up with a no-decision.
Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin...
The Tribe offense was getting plenty of hits, but for the second straight night, they specialized in leaving guys on base. That is, until the eighth inning. The Indians broke this game open in the top of the eighth with a two-run triple by Jason Kipnis and a wild pitch which allowed him to score. Kipnis had four hits and drove in three runs. Four other Indians (Hafner, Donald, Choo...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Jason Kipnis drove in three runs and scored twice, Jeanmar Gomez pitched into the sixth inning for his first win of the season and the Cleveland Indians extended their best road trip in more than 20 years with a 5-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night.
Jason Donald had two hits and also scored twice while Travis Hafner and Jack Hannahan added...
APNewsNow. Indians 4, Athletics 3. With AP Photos. Jack Hannahan drove in three runs against his former team and Shin-Soo Choo added two hits and an RBI, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
Ubaldo Jimenez (2-0) gave up two runs on six hits over six innings as the Indians won their sixth in seven games, all on the road.
Player of the Game
With a sacrifice fly and a two run double, Jack Hannahan practically won the game by himself and thus deserves the honor of tonight's Player of the Game award. His final score was 4.50, just above winning pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez's 4.03. Chris Perez had an identical line and score as the night before, 2.02 points for a strike out and a save. Shin-Soo...
Yesterday, UniWatch had their first post of submissions for their new running contest. Their goal is to find the most creative idea for name changes for two of the more ridiculed Native American-based team names in all of sports: The Cleveland Indians and The Washington Redskins. With 35 entries in all for the Cleveland baseball team alone (the first half were revealed yesterday...
They have been playing Seattle, Oakland, and Kansas City.
Will they be able to play with the cream of the league: They still have to play Texas, New York, Tampa, and Detroit? The Angels who are coming up soon will be a major test.
The Red Sox will not be down forever and the Orioles have gotten off to a good start.
We like what we see so far with the Tribe. Time will tell.
After the Indians and Royals exchanged some plunkings during last weekend's series, Indians closer Chris Perez took to Twitter after a win to let his followers know how he felt about the game, and the Royals:
Huge team win tonight; time for a sweep to tell the Royals it's not "Our Time", it's #TribeTime. P.S.You hit us, we hit you. Period.
— Chris Perez...
Player of the Game
Josh Tomlin's Player of the Game score of 7.73 was the second highest on the year (Justin Masterson 7.98 on Opening Day) as he steamrolled into tonight's award. His 8 innings pitched tied for the most by an Indian this year and his 7 strikeouts tied his first start for second most. The win was his first of the year and he only allowed 5 total hits with...