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Bourn - CF (Carrera)
Cabrera - SS (Hernandez)
Brantley - LF (Carson)
Swisher - 1B (McGuiness)
Santana - C (Jeroloman)
Reynolds - DH (Phelps)
Chisenhall - 3B (Lawson)
Aviles - 2B (Rohlinger)
Stubbs - RF (Moncrief)
Masterson - 5.0 IP
Gil - 1.2 IP
Hagadone - 0.1 IP
Smith - 1.0 IP
Hill - 1.0 IP
There are many ways a baseball team can lose a game.
They can be outhit. That was not the case on Friday night as the Indians outhit the Diamondbacks 9-7 and were even in the RBI column of the box at 5.
They can be outpitched. Again, that's not the case as the Indians pitchers allowed two less earned runs (5-to-3) and doubled up the Arizona pitching staff in striikeouts, 12-6, while walking one less batter (4-to-3).
No, the Cleveland Indians came up on the short end of a 7-5 result at Goodyear Ballpark because they were simply outfielded by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Yes, the Tribe was outfielded. While the linescore may only show two errors to the Diamonbacks' one, thos...
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There’s less than a week and a half left until the Cleveland Indians open up the 2013 regular season, and it seems as if almost all the puzzle pieces have come together.
It was a busy week for the Indians as the team announced a handful of roster decisions. A number of the previous Spring Training position races now seem to be clear, and we should have a pretty good idea as to...
According to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Asdrubal Cabrera injured a muscle in his back in the batting cage this morning and was subsequently scratched from the lineup for Sunday afternoon’s game against the Chicago Cubs. Manager Terry Francona indicated that Cabrera would be out of the lineup both Sunday and Monday, but given that back injuries often linger, there...
Your browser does not support iframes.New Cleveland Indians slugger Mark Reynolds put his tremendous power on full display Friday night at Goodyear Ballpark against the Arizona Diamondbacks.With two outs and a man on board during the bottom of the sixth inning, Reynolds proceeds to absolutely unload on a 1-0 offering from D'backspitcher David Hernandez, lifting the ball high...
The bats were as scorching hot as the Arizona sun Saturday in Peoria as the Indians and Mariners combined for 15 runs off 34 hits with the Tribe doubling up Seattle 10-5. Scott Kazmir struggled for the first time in Cactus League play this spring, but isn’t expected to lose much ground in the race for the fifth starting rotation spot, which is expected to be decided between him...
The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-hander Trevor Bauer and two other pitchers to Triple-A Columbus.
Bauer was the overall No. 3 pick by Arizona in the 2011 draft. He was sent to the Indians in the offseason as part of a three-team trade.
Known for his quirky training regimen, Bauer had a rough outing for the Indians on Wednesday, allowing four runs on five hits in three...
The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-hander Carlos Carrasco to Triple-A Columbus and recalled pitcher T.J. House from the same minor league club.
The 23-year-old House is poised to make his major league debut, and he couldn't be more excited.
Before Monday's game against the Orioles, House said when he learned of the promotion, ''It kind of floored me a little...
When we go to any baseball game, we want to be entertained by the action. Sports is entertainment, after all.
What makes a day at the ballpark even more memorable, however, is when you come away from a game impressed by what you saw.
Players can impress with one standout tool, like a power hitter or a power pitcher. They can also impress with their well-rounded five-tool game. No...
Scott Kazmir’s comeback with the Indians has been one of the feel-good stories of the spring. But whether the veteran left-hander’s Cactus League success will translate to major-league performance remains to be seen.
One scout who saw two of Kazmir’s recent starts expressed skepticism, saying that the pitcher is not throwing his breaking ball for strikes and that his...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Ubaldo Jimenez understands reality, about himself and about the Cleveland baseball team.
The Indians generated a ton of optimism this offseason by bringing in free agents and adding parts -- including a World Series manager. But a good part of an important group left basically unchanged was the starting rotation.
That would be the rotation that a year ago was...
Carlos Carrasco had a so-so day in his push for the fifth spot in the Cleveland Indians' rotation.
The competition dwindled to two players - Carrasco and Scott Kazmir - after the Indians' sent Trevor Bauer and Corey Kluber to Triple-A Columbus on Thursday morning.
That afternoon, Carrasco gave up four runs on eight hits in the Indians' 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Scott Kazmir gave up 13 hits over five innings while trying to earn a spot in the Cleveland rotation, and the Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 10-5.
Kazmir gave up five runs, struck out five and walked none.
Jason Giambi and Cord Phelps homered for Cleveland. Raul Ibanez homered and drove in three runs for the Mariners.
Seattle starter Blake Beavan allowed nine runs and 16 hits...
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On to the teams I have in the playoffs for the 2013 season. Since we are now talking wild card, the last spot should come down to the last week of the season with teams like the Mariners, Rangers and Orioles being in it until the end. The Indians fill the bill of the team that had much more talent on it than it showed on the field. I thought the Indians were a little overrated coming...
Moving into the last two weeks of Spring Training (3/14-3/21), things are sorting themselves out. B games have started, allowing more players to play more innings and starting pitchers are pitching through the fifth inning. The World Baseball Classic is over (congratulations to the Dominican Republic) and massive cuts have occurred, making the actual lineups of Spring Training games...