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DETROIT -- The Indians showed the kind of team they have on Sunday.Showed their grit and their talent in beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in 10 innings.Down 3-2 in the top of the ninth, the Indians got a game-tieing hit from Michael Brantley, then a game-winner from pinch-hitter Mark Reynolds in the 10th.With Chris Perez advising Terry Francona he had slight shoulder soreness (Francona said its not a big deal), Joe Smith pitched the ninth, Rich Hill two-thirds of the 10th and Cody Allen the final hitter to get his first save.The list goes on.Asdrubal Cabrera turned another eye-opening double-play in the ninth and started the 10th with a double.Michael Bourn scored the tieing run after a pinch-hit walk and stolen base.Zack McAllister held the Tigers to three runs in six innings.Thats the Indians, a collection of players without a superstar, but with pieces that fit and with parts that contribute.I thought, manager Terry Francona said, that was as much a team effort as youre ever going ...
BEST OF MAXIM
On Monday morning the Cleveland Indians announced that they have optioned struggling third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall to Triple-A Columbus and replaced him on the 25-man roster with left-handed pitcherDavid Huff.
Chisenhall, 24, was hitting just .213 with three homers, 11 RBI and .604 OPS in 26 games with the Indians this season. He had just three walks compared to 26 strikeouts...
CLEVELAND -- Mondays doubleheader didnt end the way the Indians wanted, but they got a good start, which continued a trend of recent good starts.By their starting pitchers.Note the clever start allusion.Except its no illusion when it comes to the Indians starters.Yes, that is quite enough.But not from the starters. Because the perceived weakness of the Cleveland Indians heading into...
Terry Francona has led the Cleveland Indians to a strong start to the season in his first year as manager of the team. The Indians are 20-15 and tied for first in the AL Central after taking two of three from the Detroit Tigers over the weekend. The series didn’t start off so favorably, though, as Detroit won 10-4 on Friday after getting home runs from Prince Fielder and Miguel...
Around The Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.
Carlos Carrasco (SP, Columbus Clippers): Game 1, 5 IP, 4 H, 1 R/ER, 3 BB, 7 K.
Carrasco labored a bit in this outing as it did take him 92 pitches to make it through just five innings...
The Detroit Tigers had to place star center fielder Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list due to a right hamstring strain. To take his spot, the Tigers have opted to recall outfielder Avisail Garcia from their Triple-A Toledo minor league affiliate. There is no time-table yet set for Jackson returning, although it looks initially like it will take at least those 15 days, if...
It was a tale of two similar, yet totally different ballgames in the makeup doubleheader against the New York Yankees on Monday. When the dust settled, Cleveland would split the twin bill between their AL East rivals as both games came via the shutout.
One word to describe game one: Masterful.
Indians ace Justin Masterson was close to perfect in the first game, as he blanked...
The Cleveland Indians recalled right hander Trevor Bauer from Triple-A Columbus.
Bauer will make a spot start in the second half of Monday’s doubleheader with the Yankees.
While Bauer has a high upside expectations should be tempered as he has walked 13 batters in his 10 big league innings this year.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians handed Justin Masterson the ball and he never gave it back.
Masterson pitched a four-hitter for his second shutout this season, leading Cleveland over the New York Yankees 1-0 in the first game of a traditional doubleheader on Monday.
Masterson (6-2) overpowered baseball's hottest team for his third career shutout. He also had one against the Chicago...
On a night when it seemed the 27th out might never come for the Cleveland Indians, Chris Perez threw one last fastball to Miguel Cabrera and hoped the Detroit slugger would hit it on the ground.
''He chopped it,'' Perez said. ''I wanted him to put something in play, but down. Luckily he did.''
Perez got Cabrera to hit a game-ending groundout with...
After a record regular season, the Penguins kept up their torrid pace on Root Sports in the first round of the playoffs. In other news, ratings have risen by double-digits for the Cleveland Indians, and [...]
Player of the Game
Indians starter Trevor Bauer won his second Player of the Game today after being on the roster for just four games this season. He threw 6.1 innings allowing no earned runs before a couple Yankees doubles chased him from the game. Nick Hagadone allowed the second of the runners to score giving Bauer two earned runs allowed in the end. He still earned a POG...
Justin Masterson struck out nine batters Jason Kipnis provided all the offense Cleveland Indians would need in a 1-0 shutout of the New York Yankees. Masterson allowed just four hits and walked three to complete his second shutout of the season In game one of an afternoon doubleheader in Cleveland.
New York came into Cleveland the hottest team in baseball with a 22-7 record...
Prince Fielder was taking cuts against Indians reliever Joe Smith in the bottom of the eighth inning when the extremely unfortunate happened.
I attended last Thursday afternoon’s 9-2 Indians win over Oakland at Progressive Field. It was an absolutely perfect day; mid-70′s and sunny. We are talking shorts and t-shirt weather. Fast forward four days and I was breaking out the winter coat and gloves that I had put away about three weeks ago as the Indians and the New York Yankees played a traditional doubleheader.