Found September 03, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Not much has gone right for the Cleveland Indians in the second half of the season. Most of the hitters have been in slumps, and most of the pitchers have struggled. However, one pitcher who is making the most of a bad situation is rookie right-hander Corey Kluber. Kluber pitched six solid innings Monday against a very good Detroit Tigers lineup to help lead the Indians to a rare victory, 3-2. He gave up two runs on six hits, striking out four and walking one. It was Kluber's first major league victory. In seven starts since being recalled from Class AAA Columbus on Aug. 2, he is 1-3 with a 4.79 ERA. Those are not exceptional numbers, but Kluber has nonetheless impressed Indians officials in his first month with the team. Manager Manny Acta has consistently praised Kluber's stuff, saying it is good enough to win at the major league level. In particular, Acta has raved about Kluber's slider, which Acta says is a "swing and miss" pitch. At Columbus, Klube...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Indians 3 Tigers 2: Kluber Ends a Potential “Streak III”

If you are my age or older, you have grown up with the Indians being relegated to playing “spoiler” over the last month of the season more times that you’d like to remember. See, what all of you in your born in the 90′s don’t realize was that September baseball was meaningLESS more than meaningFUL before Jacobs Field was born. It wasn’t all just Albert Belle home runs...

Indians Corey Kluber Gets His First Win Beating The Detroit Tigers

Corey Kluber started his 7th game in the  Major Leagues, He never had a win for the Indians until he beat the Detroit Tigers. Kluber looked as though he wouldn’t make it out of the first inning when he faced Detroit. All of a sudden he found his groove and was able to tame the Tigers of all teams. The Indians have had their way with Detroit this season, Kluber helped that continue...

Indians recall RHP Frank Herrmann

The Tribe recalled 28 year old RHP reliever Frank Herrmann from Triple-A Columbus. Herrmann, 0-0 in four appearances with the Tribe (giving up 3 runs in 5.2 innings), was 2-2 with 8 saves in 42 relief appearances with Columbus. Herrmann has a career 4.64 ERA in 106.2 innings. [Related: Looking for Leaders in the Cleveland Indians Clubhouse]

MLB News: Indians and Clippers Extend Affiliation Agreement

The Columbus Clippers and the Cleveland Indians announced, per press release, a two year extension of their player development contract which will now extend through the 2016 season. Ken Schnacke, President & GM, had these comments:  “These first four seasons of being affiliated with the Cleveland Indians in our new ballpark has exceeded all of our expectations. The awards...

9/2 Game Recap: Ranger - Indians

Roster Update: In addition to the three minor leaguers brought up yesterday, the Indians have now added Frank Herrmann back to the roster. Already these September Call-ups are being thrown into action with Russ Canzler starting yesterday and producing and both him and Thomas Neal starting today. Injury Update: Asdrubal Cabrera is sitting out today for the second game in a row nursing...

Indians 3, Tigers 2

Asdrubal Cabrera's tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday, giving right-hander Corey Kluber his first career victory. Detroit entered the day tied for first in the AL Central. It was tied at 2 in the seventh when reliever Darin Downs (1-1) allowed two singles and a walk to load the bases with...

The Cleveland Indians Don’t Suck They Just Need More Games Against The Tigers

Some things are just UN-explainable, The Cleveland Indians can’t win games against teams they should be able to beat, when they play the Detroit Tigers the Indians turn into  a play-off caliber team. The Indians haven’t won a series since the end of July.Yet they have just won the series against the Detroit Tigers and their high-priced power hitters. For the second night in...

Indians extend triple-A contract with Columbus

The Cleveland Indians announced Monday a two-year extension of their player development contract with triple-A Columbus that will run through the 2016 season. “The Clippers are a first-class organization that provides our players and staff with a major league-caliber operation and facility,” Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said. “We look forward to continuing this...

Box Score: Indians 3, Rangers 8

Indians rookie Thomas Neal got his first major league hit, Rangers rookie Jurickson Profar hit a home run in his first major league AB and the Tribe snapped their one game winning streak, falling 8-3 to the Rangers. Indians starter Zach McAllister (5-6, 4.26 ERA) gave up 7 runs in 5 innings and Carlos Santana hit his 14th home run. The Tribe travels to Detroit to take on the Tigers...

9/4 Game Recap: Indians 3 - Tigers 2

Player of the Game Justin Masterson showed why he's the ace yet again, winning tonight's Player of the Game, his team leading 14th on the year. Masterson earned 3.98 points from 6 innings pitched, only allowing two runs and four hits while recording the win. Chris Perez and Vinnie Pestano each had scores over one as well as they continue to match each other with 34 saves...

Indians recall RHP Hermann

The Cleveland Indians recalled right-handed pitcher Frank Hermann from Class AAA Columbus, the club announced Sunday. Herrmann, 28, went 2-2 with a 4.78 ERA in a team-best 42 relief appearances for Columbus. He made four appearances for Cleveland earlier this year.

Indians outlast Tigers once again

DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Masterson pitched six solid innings, and the Cleveland Indians beat Detroit 3-2 on Tuesday night for their second straight victory over the playoff-chasing Tigers. Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer for Detroit, but the Tigers missed another opportunity against a struggling team. Masterson (11-12) allowed two runs and four hits. He walked one and struck out...

Indians 3, Tigers 2: What a Real, Live Baseball Team Looks Like

It’s been awhile since we’ve done one of these, so, if for no other earthly reason than to prove that someone is watching these games, let’s get off a live-blog. 7:38 PM – Getting started late, which, if you’re new to these things, is nothing new for me. But believe it or not, the Indians have the early lead in this one. In the top of the second, Santana leads off with...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.