May 1, 2016

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Indians 3, Mariners 2: Tribe solves a lefty with help from Carlos Carrasco

CLEVELAND — The Indians finally found the right stuff against a left-hander Tuesday. Entering the night with a losing record against southpaw starters and batting .200 against all left-handed pitching, Cleveland did just enough to beat Wade Miley and the Mariners 3-2 in the opener of a three-game series at Progressive Field. The Indians’ right-handed Read More… Read More…

Indians notes: Manager Terry Francona says Lonnie Chisenhall still on track to leave disabled list Wednesday

CLEVELAND — The plan remains the same where Lonnie Chisenhall is concerned. The right fielder, who appeared in a rehab game for Double-A Akron on Tuesday, is expected to be activated from the disabled list today. Manager Terry Francona said Chisenhall, who went 1-for-4 with a double in Akron’s 6-4 win over Binghamton on Monday, Read More… Read More…

Indians: Marlon Byrd fills key role despite late start to season

CLEVELAND — The odds were stacked against Marlon Byrd when he arrived late to spring training in Goodyear, Ariz. Under a minor league contract and with the Indians well into the exhibition season, the 38-year old veteran had little time to make an impression and — more importantly — to make the 25-man roster. He Read More… Read More…

Indians Notes: Lonnie Chisenhall scheduled to leave DL on Wednesday

CLEVELAND — Barring any setbacks, right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall will be activated from the disabled list Wednesday, manager Terry Francona said. Chisenhall, who missed a large portion of the exhibition season with a left wrist injury, went 0-for-3 with a walk during a rehab appearance for Double-A Akron on Saturday. He is 1-for-15 with four Read More…

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Mets 6, Indians 0: Tribe blanked in series finale; Corey Kluber drops to 0-3

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber had plenty to blame for the “L” next to his name in the box score Sunday. Surprisingly enough, the list included himself. Kluber, notorious for tough-luck losses, dealt with a blinding sun at Progressive Field that wreaked havoc on his fielders and he received his usual lack of run support. But Read More…

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Indians 7, Mets 5: Tribe breaks through to beat Matt Harvey, New York

CLEVELAND — The Dark Knight was working in the shadows and rendering hitters defenseless Saturday afternoon at Progressive Field. But the Indians finally found the light. After going without a baserunner over the first four innings against Mets ace Matt Harvey — who shares a nickname with Batman — Cleveland figured out the right-hander and Read More…

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Indians Notes: Reliever Bryan Shaw struggling to start the season

CLEVELAND — It’s early in the season, but Indians setup man Bryan Shaw is having trouble setting up things. On Saturday the right-hander offered up his second poor performance in four appearances, turning a rout into a two-run win over the Mets after allowing four runs in the eighth inning of a 7-5 victory at Read More…

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Indians help Mets find missing power, give up four home runs … including three in one inning … in 6-5 loss

CLEVELAND — It was home run derby Friday night at Progressive Field, but the Indians refused to participate until it was too late. In dropping the opener of a three-game interleague series against the Mets, Cleveland pitchers allowed four homers — three in one inning — as New York slugged its way to a 6-5 Read More…

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Indians hit three home runs, get solid performance from Danny Salazar and bullpen to blank Rays, capture series

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Danny Salazar gave Cleveland another strong start against Tampa Bay. Salazar gave up three hits in six innings, Marlon Byrd hit one of three Cleveland home runs and the Indians beat the Rays 6-0 Thursday. “Being aggressive,” Salazar said. “That’s the key today. They were swinging a lot, so I mixed Read More…

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Indians’ Carlos Carrasco overcomes stomach problems, Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Once Carlos Carrasco settled down his stomach, he could concentrate on taming the Tampa Bay Rays. Carrasco worked eight innings, giving up three hits and one run while throwing 93 pitches as the Cleveland Indians won 4-1 Wednesday. Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Carrasco was battling some “intestinal turmoil.” “A little Read More…

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