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Indians and Pirates square off in rubber match

The Cleveland Indians' outstanding stretch of starting pitching is still going, but their winning streak isn't thanks to a fantastic performance from perhaps the Pittsburgh Pirates' worst starter. Now they'll take their swings against one of baseball's best. The majors' first 11-game winner tries again to make it a career-high 12 on Sunday against the Indians, who hope Danny Salazar...
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Big fifth inning lifts Brewers past Reds 7-3

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jimmy Nelson won his career-best third consecutive start and the Milwaukee Brewers rode a six-run fifth inning to their seventh straight victory, 7-3 over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night. Six Brewers each drove in one run as Milwaukee extended its longest winning streak in more than a year. Adam Lind homered and Jean Segura had three hits, helping suddenly...
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Pirates edge Indians 1-0 behind Jeff Locke

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jeff Locke pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, retiring his last 19 batters, and Neil Walker had an RBI single to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cleveland Indians 1-0 on Saturday. Locke (5-4) allowed only second-inning singles by Yan Gomes and Giovanny Urshela as the Pirates ended Cleveland's five-game winning streak. The left-hander struck six, walked...
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Bourn has 3 RBIs to lead Indians to 5-2 win over Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Michael Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss homered and Trevor Bauer pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on a rainy Friday night in a game that stretched past midnight. Bourn's two-run single in the eighth inning extended the Indians' lead to 5-2 after Cleveland loaded the bases on a walk to David...
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Brewers thump Reds 12-1

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Carlos Gomez hit his first career grand slam and tied his career high with five RBIs, leading Milwaukee over the Cincinnati Reds 12-1 Friday night and extending their winning streak to six. Gerardo Parra and Aramis Ramirez added solo shots for the Brewers, on their longest winning streak since taking nine in a row in April 2014. Gomez, Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan...
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Indians Bauer imitates teammates while batting

For American League pitchers, batting can be a bit of an adventure. On Friday night, Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer had a little fun while at the plate by imitating a few of his teammates batting stances. Bauer went from Mike Aviles, to Ryan Rayburn, and even through in some Jason Kipnis. If his goal was to distract the pitcher, it worked. Bauer had a fantastic at-bat, and...
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Aviles' 10th-inning homer gives Indians sweep of Rays

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Mike Aviles homered on the first pitch of the 10th inning, giving the Cleveland Indians a 4-3 victory and four-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday. Corey Kluber struck out 14 over eight innings. Brian Shaw (1-1) pitched one scoreless inning for the win, and Cody Allen struck out the side in the 10th to earn his 15th save in 16 opportunities. Aviles homered...
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Blue Jackets ink two to two-way deals

The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed a pair of players, defenseman Jaime Sifers and left wing Brett Gallant, to two-way NHL/AHL contracts. Sifers, 32, has collected 24 goals and 86 assists for 110 points with 387 penalty minutes and a +17 plus/minus rating in 403 career American Hockey League games with the Springfield Falcons, Chicago Wolves, Houston Aeros and Toronto Marlies....
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Blue Jackets sign veteran center

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Gregory Campbell to a two-year contract, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced Wednesday. As is club policy, terms were not disclosed. Campbell, 31, has registered 68 goals and 108 assists for 176 points and 618 penalty minutes in 721 career NHL games with the Boston Bruins and Florida Panthers. He has also added...
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AP Source: Cavs bring back Shumpert for 4 years, $40 million

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Iman Shumpert has agreed to terms on a four-year, $40 million contract that will keep him in Cleveland. Shumpert and the Cavaliers came to agreement on Wednesday evening. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. A contract cannot be signed until July 9. Shumpert...
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Rays stud returns as Indians send Kluber to mound for sweep

The Tampa Bay Rays have managed just six hits through the first three games of this series with the Cleveland Indians - none coming before the sixth inning. Facing the offensively inept Rays could help Corey Kluber earn the victory that's eluded him for more than a month. Cleveland looks to deal host Tampa Bay a fifth straight defeat Thursday while spoiling the return of Matt Moore...
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A postgame dousing and budding ritual

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MAX EFFORT: Kipnis gives valiant try at preserving Carrasco no-no

  Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis gave a Herculean effort to save the day but fell just short. With two strikes and two outs in the bottom of the ninth of Tribe starter Carlos Carrasco's no-hit bid, Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Joey Butler slapped a liner, which Kipnis did his all to keep from reaching the outfield turf. After the RBI single, Carrasco showed his appreciation...
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Tribe trifecta thwarts Tampa, achieves MLB first

Cleveland Indians pitching has been nothing short of exceptional in the first three games of a four-game road set against the Tampa Bay Rays. After a sweep at the hands of the Orioles over the weekend, rookie Cody Anderson turned the tide for the Tribe in his second major-league start. A night later, Danny Salazar followed in fine fashion. Then Wednesday night, it was Carrasco who...
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Carrasco comes 1 strike away from history

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Carlos Carrasco came within one strike of throwing the Cleveland Indians' first no-hitter since 1981 on Wednesday night, giving up an RBI single to Joey Butler over leaping second baseman Jason Kipnis' glove in an 8-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. For the third straight night, the Indians took a perfect game into the sixth inning against the Rays....
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Cueto throws 8 strong innings, Reds take series with Twins

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Johnny Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight innings, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Wednesday to take their interleague series. The game started 12 hours after the Twins' 8-5 win on Tuesday night following a long weather delay. Minnesota played several rested backups in the quick turnaround...
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Kevin Love pens piece saying he's staying in Cleveland

Kevin Love is staying in Cleveland and it's going to be for the long term. Love issued a statement through The Players Tribune on Wednesday announcing that he would be returning to Cleveland next season. A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that Love will get a five-year max contract worth more than $110 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...
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'Tribe Report: 1995 Indians Reunion' Thurs. at 10p.m. on STO

Tune in to SportsTime Ohio this Thursday at 10 p.m. for the premiere of Tribe Report: 1995 Indians Reunion. The hour-long show highlights the event that took place June 20, 2015 at Cleveland's Playhouse Square celebrating the 20th anniversary of the 1995 AL Champs team and their historic season of 100 wins, 12 walk-offs and their first visit to the World Series in 41 years. The event...
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Kipnis explains why he sees his recent success continuing

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Hot-hitting Kipnis continues to be menace against Rays

Carlos Carrasco faced Tampa Bay less than two weeks ago and was about as hittable as he's been all season. The way the Rays are batting entering Wednesday night's game at Tropicana Field, it looks as though the Cleveland Indians right-hander might have a decent shot at getting back at them and becoming the third AL pitcher to reach 10 wins. After Tuesday's 6-2 victory, Cleveland...
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Cueto takes the hill for Reds in rubber game

In a 10-game stretch during which Minnesota has watched opponents rack up seven double-digit hit totals, the Twins did the out-slugging in their second game in Cincinnati. Given how their next starting pitcher fared the last time out, they might need to up the production even more Wednesday night if they're to earn a third straight series win over the Reds. Minnesota (41-36) evened...
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Twins beat Reds 8-5 after long weather delay

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Torii Hunter homered again after a long delay at the start of the game, and Phil Hughes got his third straight victory, leading the Minnesota Twins to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. The start was delayed 2 hours, 1 minute because a storm was headed toward the ballpark. The storm dissolved on the way. Hunter got the Twins going by hitting...
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Salazar backed by 3 HRs, Indians beat Rays 6-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Danny Salazar pitched two-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians backed him with three home runs to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Tuesday night. Jason Kipnis, Giovanny Urshela and David Murphy homered for the Indians, driving in all six runs. Salazar (7-3) retired the first 15 batters, the third time in the last six games that's happened to...
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Watch: Francisco Lindor robs Longoria of a hit

In his short time with the Cleveland Indians, Francisco Lindor has made some amazing plays at shortstop, and on Tuesday night he made another. Evan Longoria thought he had a hit in the fourth inning, but Lindor made a spectacular diving stop robbing the Rays star. Add another play to the already impressive highlight reel.
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Indians sign RHP McKenzie, team's second pick in 2015 draft

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of RHP TRISTON McKENZIE, the club's second selection (42nd overall) in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. McKenzie marked the final pick of Competitive Balance Round A. McKenzie, 17, is a 2015 graduate of Royal Palm Beach (FL) High School, where he compiled a 9-5 record with a 0.79 ERA during his senior campaign, tallying...
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