May 6, 2016

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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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Indians 7, Tigers 3: Tomlin, Lindor help Tribe tame Tigers again

CLEVELAND — There was a time when the Indians couldn’t beat the Detroit Tigers. Now, they can’t lose to them. Cleveland extended its recent mastery of the Central Division heavyweight Tuesday night, opening a three-game series at Progressive Field with a 7-3 victory. It was the Indians’ fourth straight win over the Tigers after completing Read More…

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Indians notes: Surgery could be required on right thumb of Roberto Perez

CLEVELAND — Roberto Perez is scheduled to have his broken right thumb re-examined Thursday by Dr. Thomas Graham, with the possibility of surgery for the backup catcher. “I think they want to give it a couple days to allow some of that swelling to get out of there and get a better look at it,” manager Read More…

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One on, one off: Indians activate Brantley, send Carrasco to disabled list

CLEVELAND — The Indians added one key player to their roster, but they lost another Monday prior to the series opener against the Twins in Minnesota. Left fielder Michael Brantley, the team’s top hitter was activated from the disabled list after being sidelined to start the season while recovering from offseason right shoulder surgery. Brantley Read More… Read More…

Indians experience a mound of trouble: Mariners beat Tribe on Robinson Cano’s 10th-inning homer off closer Cody Allen

CLEVELAND — The Indians were armed, but they were far from dangerous. Pitching problems were at the root of Cleveland’s second straight loss Thursday afternoon as the Mariners took advantage to slug out a 10-7, 10-inning victory in the series finale at Progressive Field. Down 5-0 and 7-3, the Indians rallied to tie it at Read More… Read More…

Indians notes: Michael Brantley set to play back-to-back rehab games

CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley is scheduled to make consecutive rehab appearances for the first time, playing for Triple-A Columbus tonight and Saturday. According to manager Terry Francona, it’s a hurdle Brantley (right shoulder surgery) must clear before leaving the disabled list and joining the Indians. “He’s chomping at the bit, which is good. That means Read More… Read More…

Danny Salazar turns in another strong performance, but offense struggles as Indians lose close one to Mariners

CLEVELAND — The Indians got another impressive performance from starting pitcher Danny Salazar. The Mariners got an even better one from right-hander Tajuan Walker. Salazar and Walker dueled for much of Wednesday night at Progressive Field, with Seattle doing just a bit more off Cleveland’s fire-balling right-hander to scratch out a 2-1 win and even Read More… Read More…

Indians notes: Closer Cody Allen keeping faith in Bryan Shaw

CLEVELAND — Indians setup man Bryan Shaw is off to a rough start and Tribe fans are blasting the right-hander for a pair of poor performances among five appearances to begin the season. Closer Cody Allen isn’t concerned. “Nobody’s worried about him,” Allen said of Shaw, who posted a 2.93 ERA during his first three Read More… Read More…

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…