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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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Blue Jackets acquire Saad in seven-player deal with Blackhawks

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired left wing Brandon Saad, defenseman Michael Paliotta and center Alex Broadhurst from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forwards Artem Anisimov, Marko Dano, Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp and a fourth round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Saad, 22, has registered 52 goals and...
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Cavs give offers to Thompson, Dellavedova, Shumpert

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Tristan Thompson, Matthew Dellavedova and Iman Shumpert all received qualifying offers from Cleveland on Tuesday, meaning the Cavaliers can match any offers those players get from other clubs this summer. Thompson is of particular importance to the Cavaliers, who went to the NBA Finals this past season. He has appeared in 308 consecutive games, has averaged 10.1...
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Three Cavs - with one surprise - among top 15 in jersey sales

While Stephen Curry passed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA, James and fellow Cavaliers Matthew Dellavedova and Kyrie Irving still landed among the top 15 NBA players in jersey sales. James placed No. 2 behind Curry, Irving placed No. 4 and Dellavedova placed No. 14. In terms of team merchandise sales, the Cavaliers came in second to the Golden State Warriors,...
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Remembering Reds All-Stars: Ewell Blackwell

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21 reasons Todd Frazier deserves your All-Star vote

Todd Frazier has gained major ground, moving within 65,000 votes of the lead for the National League starting third base spot. MLB All-Star voting runs through July 2 at 11:59 p.m. Here's why Todd Frazier deserves a starting bid. 1. He's tied for second in the National League in Wins above Replacement (WAR), best among third basemen 2. He's second in the National League in home...
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Oops! Rays pitcher's epic fail leads to Indians run

Intentionally walking a batter is supposed to be an easy exercise -- four soft tosses between pitcher and catcher. It turned into an adventure for Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Ronald Bellasario in the ninth inning of Monday night's game against the Cleveland Indians. Attempting to load the bases with Michael Brantley at the plate, Bellasario sailed a pitch over the head of catcher Rene...
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