November 27, 2014

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Indians 2, White Sox 0: Carrasco stays hot

Carlos Carrasco

CLEVELAND — If you saw Carlos Carrasco at the beginning of the season, you wouldn’t recognize him now. He still stands 6-foot-3 and weighs around 215 pounds, but the right-hander is just pitching a whole lot better. Yanked from the rotation and banished to the bullpen, Carrasco has returned in dominant fashion. Sunday he turned Read More…

Detroit scores 7 runs in 11th to take series finale against Indians

Victor Martinez

CLEVELAND — The Detroit Tigers started out strong Thursday night. Nine innings later, they finished even stronger. After scoring four times in the first innings, the Tigers’ offense went into a slumber until the 11th when it broke through for seven runs in an 11-4 win over the Cleveland Indians. “It was a little bit Read More…

Indians’ Danny Salazar dominates Detroit for first career shutout

Danny Salazar

CLEVELAND — Danny Salazar pumped his fist, broke into a big smile and hugged his teammates. A pitcher’s first career shutout is certainly reason to celebrate. Salazar (6-6) struck out nine and didn’t walk a batter, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0 on Wednesday night. “I really wanted to finish,” he said. Read More…

Tigers 4, Indians 2: Heartbreaking loss for Tribe, as Detroit rallies against Allen

Cody Allen, J.D. Martinez

CLEVELAND — The Indians were three outs away from celebrating a hard-fought victory over three-time defending Central Division champion Detroit on Tuesday night at Progressive Field. Unfortunately for the hometown team, those three outs didn’t arrive until after J.D. Martinez clouted a three-run home run off closer Cody Allen that left Cleveland on the end Read More…

Indians notes: Ryan Raburn activated from DL, back in lineup

Ryan Raburn

CLEVELAND — Ryan Raburn was activated from the disabled list and was in the lineup Tuesday at designated hitter. It’s been a rough season for the 32-year-old Raburn, who signed a two-year contract extension worth $4.85 million last year, and entered Tuesday batting just .191 with three home runs and 21 RBIs in 70 games. Read More…

Tigers 12, Indians 1: Detroit clubs Kluber, Tribe in series opener

Mike Aviles

CLEVELAND — Ace Corey Kluber has lifted the Indians up on so many occasions this season that it was almost shocking to see the right-hander let them down Monday at Progressive Field. In the opener of a pivotal four-game series against Central Division rival Detroit, Kluber offered up his worst outing of the season as Read More…

Indians notes: Tribe adds reinforcements as rosters expand

CLEVELAND — The Indians made a wealth of moves Monday prior to the series opener of a pivotal four-game series with Detroit. With rosters able to expand to 40 players, Cleveland recalled right-handers Austin Adams and Bryan Price and infielder Jesus Aguilar from Triple-A Columbus. Veteran designated hitter Jason Giambi was activated from the 60-day Read More…

Indians grab 4-2 lead over Royals in 10th, but weather suspends game until Sept. 22

Yan Gomes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland’s game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning. The Indians grabbed a 4-2 lead on pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall’s two-out, two-run double, but rain prevented the teams from playing the bottom half of the inning. It Read More…

Santana sparks win

  The Associated Press KANSAS CITY — Carlos Santana hit a home run and All-Star Michael Brantley added three hits as the Indians defeated Central Division-leading Kansas City 6-1 Friday. Santana (2-for-4, 3 RBIs) broke open the score for Cleveland (69-64) with a two-run home run in the third inning. Brantley was 3-for-5, while Jose Read More…

Indians edge White Sox, feel confident heading into big series with first-place Royals

Roberto Perez

CHICAGO — Michael Bourn and the Cleveland Indians are feeling pretty good heading into a big series with Kansas City. Bourn had two triples among his three hits, leading Carlos Carrasco and the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Cleveland took two of three from scuffling Chicago and Read More…