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Jason Kipnis has been on a hot streak lately. Today, he got a little too close to a heat source however-
Kipnis drove in a pair of runs in the Indians’ 4-3 extra innings victory over the Tigers. The win moved the Tribe into a first place tie with Detroit atop the Central Division with identical 20-15 records.
[Related: Indians will call up Bauer to start game 2 of the double header]
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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...
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...
As the Cleveland Indians clawed their way to a 4-3 extra-inning win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon, Tribe faithful rejoiced that the Wahoos were atop the leaderboard in the AL Central with Mother’s Day in the rear view mirror. Sure, the Indians were able to top the Minnesota Twins and Oakland Athletics, but it was what they did against the Tigers and their infinite...
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.
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...
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 [...]
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...
With the help of a strong starting rotation, potent offense, and a little help from the umpires, Cleveland went on a winning streak over the past week. IBI covered it all plus all the action throughout the minor leagues.
Here are all of the pieces that went up on IBI over the past week:
IBI Hot List: 4/29/13 - 5/6/13: In his weekly feature, the IBI Hot List, Tony...
DETROIT (AP) -- Pinch-hitter Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday.
Cleveland tied it in the ninth when Michael Brantley hit a two-out RBI single off Detroit closer Jose Valverde. Joe Smith (1-0) pitched the bottom of the inning, and the Indians took the lead in the 10th.
With men on first and third...
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...