August 5, 2015

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Tribe’s offense shows some life

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — Left-handed starting pitchers have been poison for the Indians this season. Friday night at Progressive Field, one provided the perfect tonic. Taking aim at veteran southpaw Mark Buehrle, Cleveland produced some rare offensive fireworks to beat the Blue Jays 9-4 and even the four-game series at a game apiece. Read More…

Tribe snaps skid

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Indians nearly reached a significant milestone Wednesday night at Progressive Field. Everyone surrounding the team is glad they fell short. Cleveland avoided a sweep at the hands of Central Division rival Kansas City with a much-needed 7-5 victory that snapped a four-game losing streak. Had the Indians lost Read More…

Royals erase Tribe’s lead with six runs in Seventh

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Indians finally found their offense. The search is still on for the bullpen formerly known as effective. Cleveland’s relief corps let the team down in a fateful seventh inning that propelled Kansas City to an 11-5 victory Tuesday night at Progressive Field. It was the last-place Indians’ seventh Read More…

Kluber remains winless

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Indians’ season-long slump continued in earnest Monday night at Progressive Field. With ace Corey Kluber on the mound, Cleveland’s lack of offense contributed mightily to a 6-2 loss in the series opener against Central Division rival Kansas City. Kluber (0-3, 4.24 ERA) wasn’t his usual dominant self, allowing Read More…

Timofey Mozgov steps up for Cavs

CLEVELAND — Timofey Mozgov was pretty much a non-entity in Game 1 of the Cavaliers’ first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against Boston. Things changed Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. After recording only six points on four field goal attempts over 23 minutes of the playoff opener Sunday, Mozgov was a different guy in Game Read More…

Indians’ Brandon Moss stuck in a slump, eager to get hot at plate

Cleveland sluggers Brandon Moss is in search of his hitting stroke. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Brandon Moss, an All-Star for the first time in his career last year with the Oakland A’s, was projected to provide much-needed pop this season to a largely powerless Indians offense. Thus far, he has yet to bring his big bat to Cleveland. Moss enters the series opener at Minnesota tonight without a Read More…

Analysis: Precarious situation as Tigers own Indians

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On June 21, the Indians should send a card to the Detroit Tigers. After all, the four-time Central Division champions are their daddy. There’s no use fighting it anymore, Tribe fans. The Tigers own the Indians. Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and the boys are proving it year in and year out. It’s a fact, and Read More…

Indians: Miguel Cabrera owns House, has four RBIs before lefty is pulled in second

The Indians’ Lonnie Chisenhall can't catch a wide throw as Detroit’s Rajai Davis steals third base. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — With the Detroit Tigers in town for the first series at renovated Progressive Field, the Indians had the opportunity to make an early statement while re-affirming the lofty projections placed upon them. The Indians made a statement all right. It read: “We still can’t beat the Tigers.” Capping a highly forgettable weekend, Cleveland Read More…

Tigers wreck Opening Day

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — There was a brand-new look and a different vibe at Progressive Field for the home opener Friday afternoon. The end result for the Indians against four-time defending Central Division champion Detroit, however, remained the same — another loss. With their revamped park packed (sellout crowd of 35,789) full of Read More…

Indians: Corey Kluber agrees to contract extension

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CLEVELAND — When the Indians take the field tonight in Houston, they won’t only be celebrating the start of a new baseball season. Cleveland made it official Easter Sunday, announcing it had agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension with defending Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber. Reports surfaced Saturday night Kluber and the Read More…