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As we enter the month of May for this 2013 Major League Baseball season here at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario, you will forgive me if I seem a bit confused about my expectations for this baseball team. The team made a variety of moves over the offseason that I have discussed ad nauseum in this column, and improved the core of this team substantially.
But what have we really got here?
Offensively, the team is a Jeckyl and Hyde right now, having scored three runs or less in 14 of their 23 ballgames and having scored 13 or more runs three different times.
There are players that have underwhelmed overall at the plate Jason Kipnis is hitting .200, and that’s after picking things up over the last couple of days. His average bounced up .37 points over the past five ballgames, and he’s now hitting a whopping .200.
Lonnie Chisenhall is only hitting .222, and continues to struggle mightily against left-handed pitching. He’s 2-for-21 (.095) against lefties, and looks comple...
BEST OF MAXIM
In a move that was expected, the Cleveland Indians today announced that right-handed pitcher Trevor Bauer has been optioned to Triple-A Columbus. No corresponding roster move has been announced to replace him on the 25-man roster, but with an off day on Thursday, one is expected to be announced on Friday.
Bauer, 22, is 1-1 with a 2.70 ERA in two starts for Cleveland and has allowed...
With a forecast that called for a potential Bauer outage, there was no short of electricity in the air at Progressive Field on Wednesday.
The Indians offense powered their way to their fourth straight win as they shutout the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-0 to complete the two-game series sweep.
In a matchup that featured former Tribe lefty Cliff Lee in one corner and Indians top prospect Trevor...
Your browser does not support iframes.Home plate umpire Paul Emmel tried to ring up Cleveland Indians hitter Lonne Chisenhall on two strikes Monday night.The dubious moment came in the top of the fifth inning when Kansas City Royals hurler Luke Hochevar delivered a 3-1 strike right down the heart of the plate. This is when Emmel apparently loses track of the actual count and proceeds...
The Cleveland Indians have optioned right handed pitcher Trevor Bauer to Triple-A Columbus after having walked six batters in his spot-start. The demotion shouldn’t last too long as he is definitely in the Indians long-term plans.
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On Thursday evening the Cleveland Indians claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from Philadelphia. To make room on the club's 40-man roster the Indians esiganted first baseman Mike McDade for assignment.
Carrera, 25, has appeared in 13 games for the Phillies this season and went 1-for-13 in limited time. He was in Major League camp with the Indians this spring...
The Cleveland Indians have recalled starting pitcher Trevor Bauer so he could get the spot-start Wednesday. To make room for him on the active roster, the Indians sent down pitcher Nick Hagadone.
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Just what the doctor ordered.
The Indians continued their hot play on Tuesday as they routed the Philadelphia Phillies in a slugfest, 14-2. Tribe bats exploded for 14 runs on 16 hits to win their third consecutive game.
Offensively, Cleveland greeted Interleague play and Phillies starter Roy Halladay with a knockout, belting a Progressive Field record seven home runs in the contest...
Kansas City, MO — Ubaldo Jimenez pitched seven plus innings of shutout baseball and right fielder Ryan Raburn went 4-for-4 with two home runs, as the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0.
With the win, the Tribe finished their road trip with a 5-4 record before returning to Cleveland on Tuesday.
Jimenez (1-2, 7.13) recorded his first win since August 9, 2012...
CLEVELAND (AP) --Ryan Raburn homered twice for the second straight game and the Cleveland Indians hit seven home runs in all, routing the Philadelphia Phillies 14-2 Tuesday night.
The Indians set a major league high this season for homers in a game. Cleveland has won three in a row, outscoring opponents 33-5 in that span.
Philadelphia had won three in a row before Roy Halladay (2...
Philadelphia Phillies (12-14) @ Cleveland Indians (10-13)Pitching Match-Ups:Tuesday - Doc Halladay vs. Zach "Not Kevin" McAllisterWednesday - Cliff Lee vs. Trevor "Not Jack" Bauer*Each are a 7:05 game time.Offensive Native American Named Team Offense:R - 106 (14th)AVG - .257 (9th)OPS - .764 (3rd)Carlos Santana/C, Mark Reynolds/DH/1B, Nick Swisher/OF, and Michael...
PAWTUCKET, RI – The Columbus Clippers lack of offense led them to their second loss of the series with the Pawtucket Rex Sox, falling, 5-1.
The Clippers went 7-for-33 on the game leaving 11 runners on-base and also went 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position—striking out ten times as a team. The bats ultimately were the difference in the game for both clubs.
On the opposing...
As many baseball players and umpires can attest to, games can run a little long and at times, you can lose track of what is going on.
During Monday night's Kansas City Royals/Cleveland Indians game, home plate umpire Paul Emmel in the fifth inning made a notable blunder.
With Cleveland's Lonnie Chisenhall at the plate, Emmel called an emphatic strike three to end the...
Kluber Lang Got Some Strikeout Punch
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