August 1, 2015

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Indians buried in 17-0 loss against the Cubs

The Indians’ David Murphy reacts after giving up a grand slam to the Cubs’ Kris Bryant in the ninth inning. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — With the Cavaliers’ season over and the focus of Cleveland’s professional sports fans back on them Wednesday night, the Indians squandered the opportunity to gain some recognition. Big time. Taking the field less than 24 hours after the Cavs lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals across the street at Quicken Loans Arena, Read More…

Indians waste good pitching performance

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Indians continue to get effective performances from their rotation. Unfortunately, they also continue to get inconsistent efforts from their offense. The latter was at the root of a 5-2 loss Friday night to Baltimore in the opener of a three-game series at Progressive Field. Cleveland right-hander Shaun Marcum Read More…

Medina County worker’s doll heads to bobble museum

Pedro Avalos of Akron, who is working with the developers of a National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee, accepted an autographed bobble from FirstEnergy Corp. line leader Evan Suboticki on May 26 before the Cavaliers’ playoff victory over the Atlanta Hawks. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

Yes, there is a National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum — and before it even opens, it has a Medina connection. The hall, which is being created in Milwaukee, for an anticipated opening in 2016, officially took possession last week of an autographed bobblehead by Evan Suboticki, a line leader for Ohio Edison in Read More…

Indians: Cleveland plates eight runs in third inning of blowout

The Indians’ Nick Swisher celebrates a solo home run. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — With the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame right down the street, the Indians produced a different sort of hit parade Wednesday afternoon at Progressive Field. The result was a 12-3 throttling of the Texas Rangers to avoid the series sweep at the hands of baseball’s hottest team. Cleveland’s inconsistent offense was at Read More…

Rangers cool off Indians with 4-3 win

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CLEVELAND — The Indians were the hottest team in baseball — until the Texas Rangers came to town. Cleveland entered the series opener with Texas riding a major league-high six-game winning streak, but now has lost two straight after dropping a 4-3 decision Tuesday night to the Rangers. The new hottest team in baseball, Texas Read More…

Indians: Slugfest sadness as error on Zach McAllister allows go-ahead run

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CLEVELAND — One winning streak continued Monday afternoon at Progressive Field. Unfortunately for the Indians, it was the wrong one. Texas got the best of Cleveland, out-slugging the Indians 10-8 to extend its winning streak to six games. Cleveland, on the other hand, lost for the first time in seven games. A game that featured Read More…

Indians: Danny Salazar fans 11 in seven innings

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CLEVELAND — Sunday afternoon didn’t begin well for Danny Salazar. The end, however, was pretty much perfect. Salazar allowed a home run to the first batter of the game but found a dominant groove after that, helping the Indians to an 8-2 victory over the Twins that snapped a three-game losing streak and avoided the Read More…

Indians: Cory Kluber tosses a gem in 2-0 victory over Cardinals

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CLEVELAND — On a night when the Indians paid tribute to a legend in Bob Feller, right-hander Corey Kluber offered up a performance worthy of the Hall of Fame pitcher. Cleveland moved artifacts from the shuttered Bob Feller museum, unveiling them in the Terrace Club prior to the game. Then, Kluber went out and pitched Read More…

Cardinals vs. Indians: Lance Lynn, Matt Holliday lead St. Louis to victory

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CLEVELAND — The Indians’ inconsistent ways continued Tuesday night at Progressive Field. With an opportunity to win their second straight game for the second time all season, Cleveland instead fell 8-3 to the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of its first interleague series. Down 4-0, the Indians fought back and were within striking distance, Read More…

Indians: Danny Salazar fans 11 in seven innings

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CLEVELAND — Sunday afternoon didn’t begin well for Danny Salazar. The end, however, was pretty much perfect. Salazar allowed a home run to the first batter of the game but found a dominant groove after that, helping the Indians to an 8-2 victory over the Twins that snapped a three-game losing streak and avoided the Read More…