CLEVELAND — Indians two-time All-Star closer Chris Perez and his wife pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor possession charges after marijuana was mailed to their home in their dog’s name.
The pleas were sent by fax to suburban Rocky River Municipal Court by their attorneys.
The faxed pleas included a request that a …Read More
ARLINGTON — The Indians losing streak is alive and well.
Texas beat the Tribe 6-3 Monday to hand Cleveland its season-high eighth-straight loss.
The Rangers put a run on the board in the second inning, but the Indians came back to take a 3-1 lead in the middle of the third.
It didn’t last.
Texas tied the game at …Read More
DETROIT — The Indians are a sinking ship and right now there are too many holes to stop them from capsizing.
Cleveland, which isn’t pitching or hitting, is losing plenty. The latest evidence is its 4-1 setback Sunday at Comerica Park that completed a three-game sweep for Central Division-leading Detroit.
The Indians have lost a season-high seven …Read More
Whether he liked it or not, Terry Francona was viewed as a savior when the Indians hired him in the offseason.
As a two-time world champion manager, Francona was brought aboard to change the landscape in Cleveland and rescue the Indians from insignificant, playoff-less oblivion.
Well, Tito, you’ve got some savin’ to do.
Francona’s Indians are in …Read More
DETROIT — As expected, right-hander Carlos Carrasco dropped the appeal of his eight-game suspension for hitting the Yankees’ Kevin Youkilis with a pitch April 9.
The suspension was reduced to seven games, and Carrasco, who started Saturday against the Tigers, began serving it Sunday.
“We can keep everybody in order and then slot him in where we …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Indians went down to Georgia for their first-round selection in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft on Thursday.
Owning just one pick (No. 5 overall) within the first two rounds, Cleveland used it to take Loganville High School (Ga.) center fielder Clint Frazier — this year’s Gatorade High School Player of the Year.
“We’re …Read More
NEW YORK — Almost everything about the Indians’ undoing was familiar.
Just one early bad inning, really, was enough to cost them a game yet again. And Wednesday it was two former star players in Cleveland who did the damage, too.
CC Sabathia struck out nine in his first complete game of the season and …Read More
Things just got worse for Chris Perez and the Indians. Drug agents are investigating a suspected marijuana shipment mailed to the Rocky River home of Perez, who is on the disabled list with an injured right shoulder.
Perez, 27, was not arrested and no charges have been filed against Cleveland’s two-time All-Star closer, but the matter …Read More
NEW YORK — David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.
Teixeira hit his second homer of the season since coming off the disabled …Read More
CLEVELAND –— The Indians could be without two-time All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera for as long as a month.
Cabrera was placed on the Disabled List on Tuesday with a right quadriceps strain. He sustained the injury while running to first base in the fifth inning of a 7-4 loss to New York in the series opener …Read More