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Player of the Game: Mark Reynolds (2-for-5 with a HR, 3 RBI and the game’s winning hit)
Less than 24 hours after second baseman Jason Kipnis sent more than 34,000 fans home on a walk-off three-run homer Friday night, the Indians got some more late inning heroics Saturday afternoon courtesy of third baseman Mark Reynolds.
With the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the ninth, Reynolds delivered on a game-winning infield fielder's choice to give the Tribe the 5-4 win and their third straight victory. While Indians starter Zach McAllister came within one out away from notching his fourth win of the season, the right-hander gave Cleveland another great outing going 7 1/3 innings, lowering his ERA to a team best 2.65 ERA.
Cleveland now owns the best record in all of baseball since April 20, as the team is 19-7 in their last 26 games and 16-4 in their last 20.
Late Inning Magic
There is absolutely nothing more magical in baseball than a walk-off hit. No matter what...
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Some will point to the offense leading the league with...
Expectations were high heading into 2013, with general manager Chris Antonetti blazing a new course with real free agent signings and manager Terry Francona at the helm. At the quarter-mark of the season, expectations remain high as Cleveland sits two games up in the division and owns the fifth best record in all of baseball.
How did the team reach that height? Well, it is once...
Major League Baseball announced today the players of the week for the week ending May 19th. Cleveland pitcher Justin Masterson earned the award for the American League and Joey Votto for the National-
“Masterson went 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA, 20 strikeouts and five walks in 16.0 innings pitched over a pair of starts to claim his first
career A.L. Player of the Week Award and the first...
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Their topics of conversation will focus on your Cleveland Indians, who wrapped up their week with a dominating...
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.
Lonnie Chisenhall (Columbus, 3B) 1-3, 2 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, HBP
On Saturday evening, the Clippers were carried to a 4-3 win by former blue chippers Chisenhall and Matt LaPorta. Of course...
Mark Reynolds' fielder's choice with the bases loaded in the ninth inning lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.
The Indians, who began the day tied with Detroit atop the AL Central, have won 16 of their last 20.
Seattle tied the score at 4-all with two-out, solo homers by Raul Ibanez and Justin Smoak off Indians closer Chris...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jason Kipnis' three-run homer in the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 6-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Kipnis' home run came on an 0-1 pitch from Lucas Luetge and capped a two-out rally that began with a walk and an infield hit.
The Indians have won 15 of 19 and are 10-2 at Progressive Field since April 30.
Vinnie Pestano (1-0)...
SYRACUSE- The Columbus Clippers got a big win on Friday night, thanks to a dominant performance from Clippers starter Brett Brach and some early offense.
Brach pitched 7.1 nearly flawless innings for Columbus. He allowed only one run, two walks, and six hits on the evening, and had Chiefs hitters guessing all night long.
The Columbus offense certainly gave Mr. Brach a bit of confidence...
CLEVELAND, OH -- This time the excitement and jubilation came down to the best bunt never hit.To overcoming the failing of not one but three of the Indians standout relievers.To bumbling errors by the Seattle Mariners.And to a home run by a backup catcher in the bottom of the 10th that sent the bench racing to the plate to welcome a hitter for the second time in four days.Go ahead...
Player of the Game
Similarly to last night, the hero wins the Player of the Game again as the Indians win in walk off fashion. Mark Reynolds knocked in three of the five Indians runs including a solo home run and the RBI fielder's choice to win the game.
When he was signed, everyone knew that Mark Reynolds was a home run hitter, but where he has impressed...
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What better way to draw fans to Progressive Field than dollar hot dog night! It has been a gimmick way of bringing fans to see a major league baseball game for years. Now don’t get me wrong, it helps to have a Cleveland Indians team playing some inspiring baseball so far this year. But what is the big deal about the hot dogs in Cleveland?
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Justin Masterson struck out a season-high 11 in seven shutout innings and Michael Brantley homered and drove in four runs off Felix Hernandez as the Cleveland Indians toppled yet another former Cy Young Award winner on Sunday with a 6-0 win over the Seattle Mariners.
Brantley hit a three-run homer in the second inning off Hernandez (5-3), who failed to go at least...
Magnificent weather. First-place baseball. Hot Dogs. Walk-off wins. Shutout Sunday. Beating down another Cy Young Award winner in front of the home fans. I mean, honestly, could it get any better down at the corner of Carnegie and Ontario this weekend?
I vowed not to discuss the attendance at Progressive Field, but after a night where 34,282 came out to support the Tribe, two weekend...
From May 11th through the 19th, the Indians played nine games and won seven (tied with the Pirates and Rangers for best in the Majors over that span). The run has brought the Indians from third into 2.5 games ahead of Detroit for first in the Central Division. The main reason for the team's success has been very impressive starting pitching through the entire rotation.
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Back-to-back walk-off wins for the Tribe and they couldn’t have been more different. A three run bomb versus a fielders choice. Oh, baseball. “Chris Perez, apparently...