Posted May 07, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Cleveland Indians have recalled Zach McAllister from Triple-A Columbus to start the first game of a day-night doubleheader against Chicago. McAllister went 3-1 with a 2.83 ERA in six starts for the Clippers. He'll face White Sox right-hander Philip Humber, who pitched a perfect game earlier this season. The 24-year-old McAllister was in the mix to win a job as the No. 5 starter in spring training. He's making his fifth career major league start and second against the White Sox. The right-hander got a no-decision on Sept. 20 last season against Chicago. The Indians took two of three over the weekend against Texas, the defending AL champion, and lead the AL Central by 1 1-2 games over Detroit and three over the White Sox.

Indians will use new roster rule to add Zach McAllister

The Indians have a double header on Monday against the White Sox. They will have the opportunity to try out Major League Baseball’s new 26th man rule. The provision exists for the day a team has a double header. It allows teams to bring up a pitcher from the minor leagues without sending another player down or having to release someone altogether. The Indians will use the provision...

Box Score: Indians 8, White Sox 6

Zach McAllister recorded his first major league win, and Nick Hagadone got his first save as Cleveland beat Chicago in the first game of a day-night double header. Travis Hafner had a home run and a triple! Chi White Sox AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg A. De Aza cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .270 B. Lillibridge 3b 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 .167 A. Dunn dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .243...

Indians bullpen finally gets some rest

This was one of Manny Acta's bolder commitments in his three years as manager of the Indians. The Indians were scheduled to play a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox Monday, and Acta decided he was going to play the doubleheader without using his two top relievers. Closer Chris Perez and setup man Vinnie Pestano had both been used heavily in a weekend series with Texas...

Jimenez finally shows improvement for Tribe

Every one of Ubaldo Jimenez's starts have seemed like soap operas, as the big right-hander has struggled to throw strikes, keep his pitch counts down, and pitch deep into games. Jimenez was able to do all that Sunday in his best start of the season, a 4-2 decision over the Texas Rangers. Jimenez pitched seven scoreless innings on two hits, with six strikeouts. He did walk five...

Injured Indians OF Sizemore eyes June return

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Grady Sizemore isn't about to give up on his latest rehab with the Cleveland Indians. The three-time All-Star outfielder, on the disabled list for the seventh time in the last four years, jogged around Progressive Field before Cleveland played the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. He said he hopes to return in June and hasn't thought about calling it a career...

Box Score: Indians 4, Rangers 2

Well that was certainly nice to see. Ubaldo Jimenez gave up just two hits in seven innings (five walks, six strikeouts) and the Tribe bats did enough to give Yu Darvish his first major league loss. Jason Kipnis hit his fifth home run of the season and Asdrubal Cabrera had a 2-run double. Chris Perez pitched a scoreless ninth for his league high 11th save.   Final 1 2 3...

First-place Indians complete sweep

Shelley Duncan's RBI double in the eighth inning gave the Cleveland Indians a soggy 3-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night and a sweep of their day-night doubleheader. Duncan ripped a pitch from left-hander Matt Thornton (1-2) into the left-field corner, scoring Asdrubal Cabrera. The first-place Indians won the opener 8-6. The White Sox have lost six of seven....

Francisco Lindor Named Minor League Player of the Week

Lake County Captains shortstop Francisco Lindor has been named Indians Minor League Player of the Week, recognizing last year’s first-round selection for his work at the A-ball level. The 18-year-old Lindor has hit .379 with two home runs and five stolen bases in his last seven games, posting a 1.040 OPS. On May 2, Lindor went 3-for-5 with two runs scored, a double and a stolen...

Indians 4, Rangers 2

Ubaldo Jimenez pitched seven scoreless innings and the Cleveland Indians handed Yu Darvish his first major league loss in a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run double and Jason Kipnis homered off the Japanese star, who struck out a career-high 11 over six innings. Jimenez (3-2) walked four in the first three innings but settled down and permitted...

5/7 Game 2 Recap: White Sox 2 - Indians 3

Player of the Game Josh Tomlin won tonight's Player of the Game with 7.1 innings pitched and a new career high with 8 strikeouts. Tomlin only allowed 5 hits (one for extra bases) and one of the two runs he allowed actually came in against Joe Smith. It was one of his best outings of the season as he continues to improve week in and week out. His score of 5.98 far outshined...

Indians hand Darvish first loss

Ubaldo Jimenez pitched seven scoreless innings and the Cleveland Indians handed Yu Darvish his first major league loss in a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.

Pure Rage Caption Contest

There was a lot of fun had last night on the WFNY Facebook page putting captions to Chris Perez’s celebratory scream and fist pump. Here were some of the highlights. As always the instructions were to keep it clean. Jason Miller / Getty Images I started things off with “This is fun but I miss singing for the Foo Fighters!” Thankfully they got better after mine. Collin Jones...
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