May 29, 2016

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Indians lose to Astros in 16 innings

HOUSTON — After Cody Anderson’s start was pushed back this week because of Cleveland’s off day today, manager Terry Francona said the right-hander might make an appearance out of the bullpen. It’s safe to say Francona didn’t envision having to use Anderson after he’d exhausted all his relievers through 12 innings of what ended up Read More…

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Indians’ Trevor Bauer speeds up, shuts down Astros

HOUSTON — Cleveland manager Terry Francona loves the pace and rhythm Trevor Bauer has had on the mound this season, and believes it’s developed because of the 25-year-old’s increased confidence. “I think that’s why he’s working quicker,” Francona said. “I think he feels good about what he’s doing, wants to get it and throw it Read More…

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Indians lose to Astros as Corey Kluber lasts just 2 2/3 innings

HOUSTON — Corey Kluber followed his best start of the season with his worst. Jose Altuve had three RBIs and Colby Rasmus added two as the Houston Astros jumped on Kluber for five runs in the third and cruised to a 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Kluber (2-4), coming off the Read More…

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Indians 5, Royals 4: Josh Tomlin does it again, pitches Tribe to a win after a loss

CLEVELAND — The Indians saw their season-best four-game win streak snapped by the Royals on Saturday, but they were assured of a victory Sunday in the rubber match of a three-game series against defending world champion Kansas City. After all, Josh Tomlin pitched. As he has done repeatedly since the start of last season, Tomlin Read More…

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Indians Notes: Lonnie Chisenhall makes first start in center field

CLEVELAND — Rajai Davis was not in the lineup for the series finale against the Royals, which meant Lonnie Chisenhall started in center field for the first time in his major league career. Chisenhall debuted at the position Saturday, entering the game in the ninth inning of a 7-0 loss to the Royals and catching Read More…

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Indians commentary: No reason to worry about Corey Kluber

For all those who were so concerned with Corey Kluber’s slow start to 2016, allow me to tell you a story: In the midst of a subpar season in the win-loss (9-16) department last year, a veteran .com scribe sidled up next to me in the Progressive Field press box for the first of maybe Read More…

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Salazar continues breakout season

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — Right-hander Danny Salazar appeared poised for a breakout year this season. So far, he’s cooperating. Salazar’s latest effort was a dominant one, with the right-hander pitching the Indians to a 7-1 victory Friday night over the defending world champion Royals in the opener of a three-game series at Progressive Read More…

Indians 9, Tigers 4: Tribe completes sweep with sixth straight win over Detroit

CLEVELAND — The Indians are on a roll. At least where the Detroit Tigers are concerned. Cleveland won its sixth straight game over its Central Division rival Thursday night, completing its second three-game sweep of Detroit this season with a 9-4 victory at Progressive Field. Dating back to last year, the Indians have tamed the Read More…

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Indians Notes: Roberto Perez to undergo surgery on broken right thumb

CLEVELAND — Backup catcher Roberto Perez had his broken right thumb re-evaluated by Dr. Thomas Graham on Thursday, and the diagnosis was surgery. Graham will perform the procedure Friday in Akron, with the Indians expected to announce a timetable for Perez’s return following the surgery. It is likely he will be sidelined at least 4-6 Read More…

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Indians 4, Tigers 0: Corey Kluber pitches Tribe past Detroit — again

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber is back on track, and that’s good news for the Indians and their ace. It meant bad news for the Tigers on Wednesday night at Progressive Field. Offering up his third straight strong start, Kluber pitched Cleveland past Detroit 4-0 to secure the three-game series against its Central Division rival. Kluber, Read More…

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