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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Roberto Hernandez will make his first start of the season for the Indians on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels.
Hernandez, formerly known as Fausto Carmona, has completed a three-week suspension by Major League Baseball for age and identity fraud. He was arrested in the Dominican Republic in January outside the U.S. consulate, where he had gone to renew his visa. It was discovered that Hernandez is 31 years old, three years older than his listed age.
Hernandez was prohibited from returning to the United States until he was granted a visa on July 21. He made four minor league rehab starts and Indians manager Manny Acta said Hernandez won't be on a pitch limit when he returns. The pitcher likely won't be activated until Wednesday.
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For the fourth time this month, the Indians announced today they have released a veteran player DFA’d 10 days earlier. This time, it was utility infielder Jose Lopez, following in the footsteps of, chronologically, Johnny Damon, Jeremy Accardo and Derek Lowe.
Indians beat writers, who had a nice Twitter fling with Lopez throughout the season, were saddened by the announcement:...
After designating him for assignment last week, the Cleveland Indians announced Friday that they have released veteran Derek Lowe.
The 39-year-old was just 2-8 with an 8.80 ERA in 12 starts since May 26 after a hot start to the season for the regressing Tribe. The team had 10 days to trade or release him, with no real likelihood existing for him to accept an assignment to AAA Columbus...
Brent Lillibridge. Zach McAllister. Ezequiel Carrera. Those are your three stars of the night.
Lillibridge finished 3-for-4 with his first home run in nearly 12 months while McAllister went eight strong innings as the Indians (53-61) won their second in three days against Boston (56-59) at Progressive Field. Carrera entered the game late as a defensive replacement, but also had...
The Cleveland Indians started out their day looking to take their third game from the Boston Red Sox and take this series win. The Red Sox would have no part of that, the Tribe started Corey Kluber, the Red Sox took total advantage of the young pitcher. Corey Kluber would only pitch for with 3 1/3 innings, the young right hander gave up seven hits in six earned runs to Boston. Indians...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Brent Lillibridge homered, drove in two runs and scored on a squeeze bunt to back Zack McAllister's strong pitching as the Cleveland Indians beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Saturday night.
Lillibridge, acquired on July 24 from Boston, tied a career high with three hits. He hit his first homer in nearly a year and had an RBI single off Franklin Morales (3-2)...
Brent Lillibridge homered, drove in two runs and scored on a squeeze bunt to back Zack McAllister's strong pitching as the Cleveland Indians beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Saturday night.
Lillibridge, acquired on July 24 from Boston, tied a career high with three hits. He hit his first homer in nearly a year and had an RBI single off Franklin Morales (3-2).
So apparently a lot happened while I was eating an early dinner....
First, the Yankees announced that CC Sabathia is going on the 15-day DL with left elbow soreness. “As for our concern, it’s pretty low-level,” Joe Girardi said.
Sabathia had his left arm iced before today’s game, which is not overly unusual for a pitcher. Girardi said pregame that it was a non-issue...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jon Lester struck out 12 over six innings for his first win in six weeks and the Boston Red Sox salvaged a four-game split by routing the Cleveland Indians 14-1 Sunday.
Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer and two-run double. Carl Crawford had three RBIs and three of Boston's seven doubles.
The Red Sox built a 6-1 lead against Corey Kluber (0-1) and scored...
Yellow and Blue for Dustin.
WP: C. Buchholz (10-3)
LP: C. Seddon (0-1)
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- A. Cabrera homered to deep center
CLEVELAND -- No one was more impressed than Cleveland Indians manager Manny Acta. He made that clear after Boston's Clay Buchholz dominated Cleveland's lineup with a two-hit complete game in the Red Sox's 3-2 victory Friday night. "That's the best game I've seen pitched against us all year and it wasn't even a shutout," Acta said. Buchholz...
Yankees Acquire Derek Lowe
The New York Yankees wasted no time finding another arm to pitch while C.C Sabathia is on the DL with elbow inflammation acquiring the 39 year old Derek Lowe.
Lowe was pitching for the Cleveland Indians before being designated for assignment on Saturday. He wasn’t pitching very well for the Indians in their rotation going 8-10 with...
Rehab Update: Roberto Hernandez started for Columbus tonight. Former Fausto pitched 7 innings and allowed just 1 run on 4 hits. Rafael Perez is scheduled to to make a rehab appearance tomorrow for Columbus.
Player of the Game
Asdrubal Cabrera provided the only 2 Indians hits through the first 8 innings: a solo home run and a double. His score of 3.83 gives him a total of 7...
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