October 22, 2014

Medina
Showers
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Indians notes: Sizemore returns to fold

CLEVELAND — It wasn’t triumphant, but Grady Sizemore made his return Monday for the opening game of a pivotal series against the Tigers.
Sizemore, out since July 18 after sustaining a right knee contusion and undergoing a sports hernia operation, was activated from the disabled list, going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in the Indians’ 4-2 loss.
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Tigers 4, Indians 2: Tribe drops series opener

The Indians opened a pivotal three-game series against the Tigers with a 4-2 loss Monday afternoon at Progressive Field.
Former Cleveland player Victor Martinez landed the big blow for Detroit, hitting a three-run home run off Ubaldo Jimenez in the fourth inning.
The Indians are now 7 1/2 games behind the Tigers in the Central Division standings.
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Tribe notes: Bullpen gets reinforcements

CLEVELAND — Thanks to a depleted bullpen from a 16-inning marathon the night before, the Indians made a flurry of moves prior to their afternoon affair with Oakland on Thursday.
On the first day that major league rosters could expand to 40 players, the Indians recalled pitchers Corey Kluber and Nick Hagadone from Triple-A Columbus. Because [...] Read More…

A’s 7, Indians 0: Tribe looks beat after marathon the night before

CLEVELAND — The Oakland A’s must know how to party better than the Indians.
In a Thursday afternoon affair at Progressive Field, it was Cleveland that looked hungover from a 16-inning marathon the night before, failing to hit and failing to field in a 7-0 loss.
The game began just over 12 hours after the completion of [...] Read More…

A’s 7, Indians 0: Tribe can’t complete sweep

CLEVELAND — The Oakland A’s must know how to party better than the Indians.
In a Thursday afternoon affair at Progressive Field, it was Cleveland that looked hungover from a 16-inning marathon the night before, failing to hit and failing to field in a 7-0 loss.
The game began just over 12 hours after the completion of [...] Read More…

Indians notes: Choo on DL to help bullpen

CLEVELAND — Thanks to a depleted bullpen from a 16-inning marathon the night before, the Indians made a flurry of moves prior to their afternoon affair with Oakland on Thursday.
On the first day that major league rosters could expand to 40 players, the Indians recalled pitchers Corey Kluber and Nick Hagadone from Triple-A Columbus. Because [...] Read More…

Indians 4, A’s 3: Hannahan helps Tribe to 16-inning win

CLEVELAND — It was a marathon milestone Wednesday for the Indians.
Playing in the 1,400th game in the history of Jacobs/Progressive Field, Cleveland and Oakland needed 16 innings to complete the Indians’ 4-3 victory.
In the end, which came a little over five hours after it began, there was no surprise who the hero for Cleveland was [...] Read More…

Indians 4, A’s 3: Hannahan lifts Tribe in 16 innings

A Jack Hannahan RBI single Wednesday night ended a marathon night at Progressive Field with the Indians winning 4-3 in 16 innings.
Hannahan, who has been Cleveland’s hottest hitter as of late, also hit a pair of home runs in the game.
The Indians won for the fifth time in six games to remain 5 1/2 games [...] Read More…

Indians notes: Hafner will return

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Manny Acta had some surprising news prior to Wednesday’s game against Oakland — designated hitter Travis Hafner will play again before the season is complete.
There was strong speculation that Hafner’s year was over after he was placed on the disabled list with a right foot strain and Cleveland traded for Jim [...] Read More…

Indians 6, A’s 2: Offense backs Gomez

CLEVELAND — The Indians got another quality pitching performance Tuesday night at Progressive Field. And this time they even mixed in some offense.
Another strong effort from Cleveland’s pitching staff was backed by rare run support, with the Indians using the combination to turn back Oakland 6-2 for their fourth win in five games.
Injuries have depleted [...] Read More…