July 23, 2016

Mostly sunny

It’s official: Ubaldo Jimenez is a Cleveland Indian

CLEVELAND — After a month of preparation, two days of speculation and an early morning physical in Goodyear, Ariz., it’s official: Ubaldo Jimenez is a Cleveland Indian.
The Tribe acquired the right-hander from the Colorado Rockies in return for pitchers Alex White and Joe Gardner, infielder Matt McBride and a player to be named later, otherwise […] Read More…

Ervin Santana figures it out: First win in 7 years vs. Tribe is a no-hitter

CLEVELAND — After seven seasons of struggling against the Cleveland Indians, Ervin Santana’s first win at Progressive Field was one for the record books.
Santana threw the ninth no-hitter in Los Angeles Angels history Wednesday, striking out 10 in a 3-1 win over the Indians.
“I was able to throw everything today,” Santana said. “My fastball, my […] Read More…

Home is where the heartbreak is for Indians

CLEVELAND — Home is no longer sweet for the Cleveland Indians.
A 4-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday was the fifth straight loss at Progressive Field for the Tribe. Cleveland is just 4-8 in its last 12 home games dating back to June 20.
In the recent five-game skid, the Indians were outscored 30-14 […] Read More…

Tribe’s No. 1 pick Drew Pomeranz debuts for Aeros

AKRON — You’ve heard the name, you’ve read the reviews … now you can see him for yourself.
Drew Pomeranz — the 2010 first-round and fifth-overall draft pick of the Cleveland Indians — made his Canal Park debut for the Akron Aeros on Wednesday in a 4-0 loss to Altoona.
On a day when the temperatures reached […] Read More…

Matt LaPorta returns to Tribe in style

CLEVELAND — Matt LaPorta took full advantage of the national spotlight to announce his return to the Cleveland Indians lineup Wednesday.
Just hours after coming off the 15-day disabled list (right ankle sprain), LaPorta showed a national ESPN audience why he was the cornerstone of the trade that sent 2007 Cy Young Award winner CC Sabathia […] Read More…

Nothing personal, CC Sabathia says in return to Cleveland

CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia was a man on a mission in his return to Progressive Field on Tuesday night.
Sabathia, pitching for just the third time at Progressive Field since the 2008 trade that sent him to Milwaukee for a bevy of prospects, showed the form that made him the 2007 American League Cy Young Award […] Read More…