Found September 20, 2012 on
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The Cleveland Indians are at it again, they are losing to the Minnesota Twins, a team you would think the Tribe could beat. Zach McAllister got the start as the Indians lost their second game in a row to the Twins. The Indians didn’t get the start from McAllister they wanted. McAllister only lasted 4-1/3 innings gave up 8 hits and 4 runs, he walked 2 and struck out 3. The Indians fall to 61-88 on the season their worst record in years, they could lose 100 games if they can’t find at least 2 more wins this season.
The Tribe tried to fight back and they scored 4 runs in their 6-4 loss. The Indians took the lead early with an Asdrubal Cabrera home run in the first inning, that wouldn’t last long. The Indians would see the Twins take the lead in the third inning on a series of base hits by the Twins. The Tribe would tie the game up at 2 in the 3rd with a Jason Kipnis base hit that drove in Vinny Rottino. The Indians would lose control of the game in the fifth as the Twins scored 3 more...
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At 7:33pm EST on Wednesday night, Cleveland Indians designated hitter Travis Hafner took his first pitch since August 5, a curve ball that crossed right through the middle of the plate. Approximately two minutes later, he took a 90-mile-per-hour fastball off of his left elbow, proceeded to remove his at-bat armor and then slowly trot down the first base, barely-buttoned jersey and...
I love Twitter. I can honestly say it has changed my life. Its my one-stop shop for news, sports, and comedy. The beauty of Twitter is also that you can interact with others who are reading about the same subjects as you are if you so shall please. I think back to late May/early June when my Twitter timeline was FLOODED with Tribe fans asking me how the team could not be bringing...
I’m not going to sit here and tell you that Casey Kotchman is an All-Star caliber player. I’m also not going to tell you that First Base is a position where offense doesn’t matter. But I will tell you that I have an appreciation for the guy that most others don’t.
Yesterday afternoon’s series finally with the Minnesota Twins was won by a Kotchman bases loaded RBI single...
The Indians avoided a sweep today with an extra innings win over Minnesota.
Top 4th: Minnesota
- B. Revere scored on wild pitch
Bot 4th: Cleveland
- C. Kotchman singled to shallow right, J. Kipnis scored, C. Santana to second
- B. Lillibridge singled to left, C. Santana scored, C. Kotchman to second
Top 5th: Minnesota
- D. Span doubled to left...
Bot 1st: Cleveland
- A. Cabrera homered to deep right
Top 3rd: Minnesota
- J. Mauer singled to shallow center, D. Span scored, J. Carroll to third
- J. Willingham singled to left, J. Carroll scored, J. Mauer to second
Bot 3rd: Cleveland
- J. Kipnis singled to left, V. Rottino scored
Top 5th: Minnesota
- J. Willingham homered to deep left...
Travis Hafner is back as the Cleveland Indians' designated hitter.
Cleveland activated Hafner from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday, and manager Manny Acta put him in the No. 6 slot in the starting lineup against the Minnesota Twins.
Hafner had been sidelined since Aug. 6 with lower black inflammation, the latest in a series of ailments that have plagued the 35-year-old...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Casey Kotchman singled with the bases-loaded in the 10th inning, giving the Cleveland Indians a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
Pinch-hitter Shin-Soo Choo doubled off the wall in left-center to start the inning against reliever Anthony Swarzak (3-5). Choo took third on Jason Kipnis' groundout before Carlos Santana and Michael Brantley were intentionally...
Casey Kotchman singled with the bases-loaded in the 10th inning, giving the Cleveland Indians a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
Pinch-hitter Shin-Soo Choo doubled off the wall in left-center to start the inning against reliever Anthony Swarzak (3-5). Choo took third on Jason Kipnis' groundout before Carlos Santana and Michael Brantley were intentionally walked...
Player of the Game
Casey Kotchman took home his 6th Player of the Game of the year with some late inning heroics. Kotchman had two singles, a double, two RBI and a run scored and was also tagged out at home when trying to score a second run. His final game score was 4.38. Every pitcher today had a positive score after a nice start by Corey Kluber (0.76). Esmil Rogers lead all relievers...
Continuing the series of Mets hypothetical trades, the Mets largest need is in regards to the outfield, both defensively and offensively. The Mets could look for a team that may be struggling, and looking to rebuild. Oh, hello Cleveland Indians I didn’t see you there.
The Indians are a team struggling, with a few rising everyday players but struggling at other positions. What...
Player of the Game
With a meaningless home run after the game had already been lost, Carlos Santana won tonight's Player of the Game. He scored two of the Indians five runs and finished with a POG score of 3.45.
Rehab Update: The Indians announced today that Travis Hafner could return to the lineup as early as this week. He should immediately go back to his normal...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Josh Willingham had four hits and four RBIs, Liam Hendriks finally got his first career win and the Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland 6-4 Wednesday night, dropping the Indians into last place in the AL Central.
Willingham belted a tiebreaking two-run homer off Zach McAllister (5-8) in the fifth inning, giving Minnesota a 4-2 lead. He also had three singles.
Roster Update: Travis Hafner has been activated from the disabled list and is in the lineup for tonight's game.
Darin Mastroianni scored the go-ahead run from second base on an infield hit in a two-run 12th inning and the Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland 6-4 on Tuesday night, tying the Indians for fourth place in the AL Central.
Mastroianni singled with two outs and stole second off Scott Maine (1-1), the team-record 10th pitcher used by Cleveland. Alexi Casilla then poked a ball between first...
The Cleveland Indians are in a much different race than they'd hoped, and pride is giving them enough motivation.
It may also be a factor in trying to avoid their longest slide against the Kansas City Royals in 34 years.
The Indians hope to end Friday night out of the AL Central cellar and snap a five-game skid to the Royals in the opener of this three-game series at Kauffman...