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Chicago White Sox (4-5) at Cleveland Indians (3-5)
Series 4, Games 11, 12 and 13
Progressive Field (2012): 0.899, Pitchers park.
In my opinion, the White Sox are the best team in the central division this season. I have taken some heat for declaring this as the Tigers, on paper, seem to be the behemoth of the American League. From top to bottom, the White Sox have the ingredients to make the playoffs and go deep in October. Chris Sale, who will throw Saturday, knows how to truly pitch, even when tired. Now, if he could actually be strong enough to maintain his best stuff for a full season, he’ll be in annual Cy Young conversations. Paul Konerko continues to be as smart a power hitter as you’ll find, with an undervalued great, short swing. With a short compact swing, it is unlikely he will have a regression year. Alex Rios played hard, attentive, composed and smart last season. He also possesses all the athletic skills to continue that upward track. Jake P...
BEST OF MAXIM
by Zachary Francis
WINSTON-SALEM - Much like they did in the opening game of the season, the Carolina Mudcats pulled out a 9-7 win against the Winston Salem Dash in their first road game of the season on Friday night. First baseman Jerrud Sabourin went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored, leading the Mudcats to victory.
The Mudcats got on the board first in the top of the second...
The good news?
It’s only been eight games. Nothing is decided in eight games.
The bad news?
Those eight games have raised more questions than they’ve answered about the Indians’2013 pitching staff. The Indians are tied with the mighty Houston Astros for the most runs given up in the American League. The team has surrendered 48 runs in eight games, good for 6.0 per game. You...
Judging from the reactions of most fans—not including those who attempted to brave the elements—the consecutive rain-outs, effectively preempting the final two games of the Indians’ four-day Opening Series, was a welcomed relief.
The excitement and anticipation surrounding the lineup is largely still there, but the concern over the rotation, having just allowed 25 runs to the...
Its game one of a three game series at Progressive Field against the Cleveland Indians. Jose Quintana gets the residence on the mound tonight against a an Indians team who are currently at just three wins with five loses before the opening of this series. Tyler Flowers with a well deserved night off, Hector Gimenez directing things behind the plate tonight.
BY Tony LastoriaSpecial to FOXSportsOhio.com
By now, every Indians fan has heard of Cleveland Indians shortstop and top prospect Francisco Lindor.
Its kind of hard not to know who he is since he has taken the organization by storm since he was drafted in June of 2011. In almost two years time, Lindor has established himself as the heir apparent at shortstop for the Indians and one...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Nick Swisher's two-out RBI single in the ninth inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday.
Michael Bourn started the rally with a one-out double off Jesse Crain (0-1). Bourn's blooper landed near the left field line and he beat the throw to second base. After Asdrubal Cabrera's groundout moved Bourn to third, Crain...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Another dangerous pitch has Carlos Carrasco in trouble again.
The Cleveland Indians pitcher was suspended for eight games by Major League Baseball on Friday for "intentionally throwing" at New York's Kevin Youkilis, the right-hander's second penalty in two years for aiming at a hitter.
Carrasco had just completed serving a five-game suspension...
The White Sox dropped their 2nd straight game at the hands of the Washington Nationals and now stand at 4-4 on the young season. When discussing this game, two main takeaways need to be brought up ... and not much of the discussion comes as much of a shock.
The game started off positively, as starter Gavin Floyd seemed to have his good 'stuff' and the offense...
After two days off due to rain and two more days before that where the starting pitching failed to show up, we were all hopeful that the Tribe would regroup. Behind their ace, they did just that. Justin Masterson turned his third stellar start to begin the 2013 campaign, going the distance and blanking the White Sox. The Indians squeezed across a run in the bottom of the ninth on...
The scheduled game between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians has been postponed by rain.
No makeup date was immediately announced. The teams are scheduled to finish their series with a single game Thursday night, but with a forecast for more showers it might be tough to get that one in. This is New York's only visit to Cleveland this season.
Zach McAllister is slated...
FORT WAYNE, IN- The Fort Wayne Tincaps (5-3) used some early offense and solid pitching to drop the Lake County Captains (1-6) to their sixth straight loss by a final score of 9-1 on Friday night.
The starting pitcher matchup featured two left-handed prospects from previous drafts. Max Fried (1-0, 1.00 ERA), the first round draft pick of the Padres in 2012, made his second start...
Spring training wrapped up about two weeks ago, but here are the final unofficial stats from Indians minor league spring training camp. Stats for over 100 players are listed and is a comprehensive listing of all available stats from the minor league games played this past March in Goodyear, Arizona.