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  • MLB, MLBPA donate $250,000 for Louisiana flood relief

    Hardball Talk "Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced this morning that they are contributing $250,000 to assist victims of the devastating floods that recently hit Louisiana. The $250,000 contribution is being divided among three charitable organizations: The..." August 30

  • Indians win in 10, send Twins to 11th straight loss

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona frequently says, "We only want to be one run better than the other team." That was the case Monday night, because only one run was scored in the game, and the Indians scored it. Jason Kipnis' RBI single with one out in the bottom of..." August 29

  • Rangers' Griffin shuts down Indians

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas starter A.J. Griffin had his good stuff working Saturday and the Cleveland Indians had no answer for it. Griffin and three relievers combined on a seven-hit shutout as the Rangers blanked Cleveland 7-0 in the battle of American League first-place teams. Texas has..." August 28

  • Holland propels Rangers past Indians

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Derek Holland that the Texas Rangers have seen since he returned from the disabled list earlier this month isn't the same man who went down with shoulder inflammation in June. That's a good thing. Holland was once again efficient Sunday against Cleveland as he..." August 28

  • Orioles bring back Hunter on major-league deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Orioles have signed free agent reliever Tommy Hunter, as Rich Dubroff of CSN Mid-Atlantic tweets that the right-hander now has a locker in their clubhouse. This will be the second stint in Baltimore for the 30-year-old Hunter, whom the Orioles first acquired from the Rangers in the Chris..." August 28

  • Indians rough up Rangers in 12-1 victory

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Cleveland Indians got the expected outcome with Corey Kluber on the mound with the help from some unexpected sources offensively. Kluber (14-8) handcuffed the Texas Rangers for six innings and Abraham Almonte and Roberto Perez had career nights as the Indians pounded..." August 27

  • Hamels, Rangers roll over anemic Indians

    The Sports Xchange "ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers turned to their ace to set the tone to start a pivotal 10-game homestand and Cole Hamels did not disappoint. The Texas left-hander allowed just two singles in eight innings as the Rangers blanked Cleveland 9-0 Thursday night in the first of a four-game..." August 26

  • Kipnis jokingly gets ready to fight Odor after hard slide

    Deadspin "Jason Kipnis turned a nice little double play for the Indians this evening, which started with tagging out a quickly approaching Rougned Odor. Kipnis got the forceout, made the throw under pressure, then came up ready to scrap with the known punch enthusiast. Well, not really." August 26

  • Indians Release Tommy Hunter

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Indians announced this afternoon that they’ve released right-hander Tommy Hunter. The veteran reliever hasn’t pitched in the Majors since mid-July due to the fact that he was placed on the disabled list with a non-displaced fracture in his back that he sustained in a fall at his home over the..." August 25

  • Tim Tebow has ‘no shot’ of making it in baseball

    Larry Brown Sports "At least 20 MLB teams are expected to take a look at Tim Tebow’s baseball prospects at the former NFL quarterback’s workout next week, but some scouts is confident nothing will come of it. Katie Strang of spoke with three pro baseball scouts on Wednesday, and all three “expressed..." August 25

  • Valencia returns as A's bash Indians

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- Danny Valencia got back to hitting baseballs instead of teammates Tuesday night. And when it comes to his on-the-field prowess, he surely can't be labeled a one-hit wonder. Valencia returned to the starting lineup and collected two hits, and Khris Davis belted his..." August 24

  • Graveman helps A's beat Indians again

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- Andrew Triggs, Sean Manaea and Kendall Graveman aren't the types of names the Cleveland Indians figure to see in the playoffs this season. And in their case, that's probably a good thing. Graveman gave Oakland a third consecutive quality start against the first-place..." August 24

  • Twenty MLB teams to attend Tim Tebow's workout on Aug. 30

    ESPN "Tim Tebow is scheduled to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. More than 20 MLB teams are confirmed to attend the workout, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. For almost the past year, Tebow has been training in..." August 24

  • Santana homer gives Indians 1-0 win over A's

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- Such is the current roll of the Cleveland Indians that even when Carlos Santana wasn't trying to be a hero Monday night, he became one anyway. Santana hit a solo home run with one out in the eighth inning, leading the Indians to a 1-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics in..." August 23

  • MLB postseason schedule announced "Major League Baseball announced its 2016 postseason schedule on Tuesday, opening with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and followed by the National League equivalent on ESPN one night later. The 112th World Series on FOX will begin on Tuesday,..." August 23

  • Tim Tebow to hold workout for MLB teams Aug. 30

    SI "Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will hold a workout for prospective Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, reports's Jerry Crasnick. Tebow, who last played baseball in high school in 2005, announced earlier this month that he was planning on pursuing a professional..." August 23

  • Ramirez's HR lifts Indians over Blue Jays

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- The calendar said August, but it felt like October. Jose Ramirez hit a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field. With several thousand Blue..." August 21

  • Naguin helps Indians to walk-off victory

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- From a starting pitcher who only went one inning to a walkoff sacrifice fly eight innings later, the Cleveland Indians rode a roller coaster Thursday night. Tyler Naquin's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning drove in the winning run as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White..." August 19

  • Indians walk off on Naquin's inside job

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona wasn't necessarily surprised. "The guys play until it's time to go home," he said. "It's one of the qualities I admire most in our guys." Friday night the Indians sent everyone home electrified. Tyler Naquin's walk-off..." August 19

  • Eaton's 9th-inning slam pulls White Sox past Indians

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- The Chicago White Sox snapped their seven-game, head-to-head losing streak against the Cleveland Indians in the grandest way possible: with a slam. Adam Eaton's grand slam with one out in the ninth inning capped a five-run rally that gave the White Sox a 10-7 victory over the..." August 18

  • Indians scoring more by bunting less

    Let's Go Tribe "After a fairly typical number of sacrifice bunts in 2013, Terry Francona’s first season as manager of the Cleveland Indians, the team led the American League in that category in 2014 and again in 2015. Given that many bunts decrease a team’s expected run-scoring, back-to-back seasons with more of..." August 18

  • Rob Manfred wants a pitch clock in MLB in 2017

    The Comeback "In an effort to find ways to speed up the game of baseball, Commissioner Rob Manfred has openly discussed the possibility of adding a pitch clock to Major League Baseball. Manfred is no stranger to discussing innovative ways to improve the game he now sees over. Manfred has brought on the idea..." August 18

  • The honeymoon phase is over for the new-school general managers

    MLB Daily Dish "Every year at certain points of the season, Mike Bates runs a GM confidence poll in which fans of every major league team are asked—in very simple terms—how confident they are in their favorite team’s front office. The 2016 midseason results just went up, and finding trends has become the new..." August 17

  • Rob Manfred: Baseball is changing quicker than ever

    ESPN "Baseball is the greatest game in the world. If you need proof, look no further than the fact that baseball, like no other sport, has an amazing capacity to spark genuine and even heated debate. Baseball fans and media like nothing more than to talk about what is good and bad about the game. The..." August 17

  • Kipnis, Kluber lead Indians past White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- Baseball games frequently come down to pitching, and on Tuesday, Cleveland's was better than Chicago's. Jason Kipnis had three hits, and Corey Kluber outpitched Jose Quintana as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 at Progressive Field. The Indians scored..." August 16

  • Ortiz, Bradley power Red Sox past Indians

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- There are wins and there are big wins. Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said his most recent one was definitely the latter. "This was a big win for us, to come in here and win a low-scoring game against a very good team," Farrell said after the Red Sox posted a 3-2 victory..." August 15

  • Cubs, Joe Thatcher Agree To Minor League Deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cubs and veteran left-hander Joe Thatcher are in agreement on a minor league contract, reports SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo (on Twitter). Thatcher had been with Cleveland on a minor league deal after signing in late July but had been on the temporarily inactive list and requested his release..." August 15

  • Bullpen, Naquin propel Indians to sweep of Angels

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- This is the way that Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona envisioned his revamped bullpen working, especially with the addition of Andrew Miller. "With the way he was throwing, the best thing to do is to stay out of the way. That was phenomenal," Francona said. Tyler..." August 14

  • Mejia's historic MiLB hit streak ends at 50 games

    The Score "Cleveland Indians catching prospect Francisco Mejia was held without a hit during Single-A Lynchburg's 6-0 win over Winston-Salem Sunday, ending his hit streak at 50 games - tied for the fourth-longest streak in minor-league baseball history." August 14

  • Scoring change extends Indians prospect's record hitting streak to 50 games

    CBS Sports "The longest hitting streak in modern minor league baseball history was over. And then it wasn't. Saturday night, Indians catching prospect Francisco Mejia went 0 for 4 with a walk and a strikeout to snap his hitting streak at an incredible 49 games. Mejia had a chance to extend the streak in..." August 14

  • Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley to undergo season-ending surgery on Monday

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Michael Brantley's season is over after only 11 games. The left fielder will undergo season-ending surgery on Monday in Dallas, Indians manager Terry Francona revealed on Saturday afternoon. Francona said the team will announce additional details about the operation following its conclusion..." August 13

  • Mejia extends MiLB hitting streak to 49 games

    Baseball America "Francisco Mejia’s hit streak has not been slowed by promotion or rumored trade. It has survived illness and injury. And now, it’s reaching truly lofty heights. After sitting out two games with the flu, Mejia singled to center field in the sixth inning against Winston-Salem (White Sox) on Friday..." August 13

  • Indians match 99-year-old record with 8 steals

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "On Thursday night the Indians beat the Angels with power, offense and pitching. On Friday, they did it with speed. OK, there was pitching and power as well, but the night was really about speed. The Indians, led by Rajai Davis and Jose Ramirez, tied a club record with eight steals in a 13-3..." August 13

  • Napoli leads Indians' rout of Angels

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- It's been five years since Mike Napoli played for the Los Angeles Angels, but he keeps reminding them of that fact in the most painful way possible. Thursday night Napoli had four hits, including a home run and four RBIs, and Corey Kluber pitched six solid innings to lead the..." August 12

  • Guyer, Kipnis carry Indians to victory

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians on Friday night were running on all cylinders, but mostly they were just running. The Indians had eight stolen bases, tying a 99-year-old team record, in running and slugging their way to a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels at Progressive Field...." August 12

  • Terry Francona ’embarrassed’ by most recent health scare

    Yardbarker "Terry Francona was forced out of action on Tuesday after a health scare temporarily sidelined the Cleveland Indians manager. Francona, who’s twice suffered serious heart-related health issues, suffered chest pains on Tuesday after his heart rate jumped to more than 100 beats per minute,..." August 12

  • Carlos Santana diagnosed with head contusion after being struck by line drive in Cleveland Indians' dugout

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Francisco Lindor couldn't take his mind off of his teammate's condition. The shortstop had lined a foul ball into the Indians' dugout, where Carlos Santana sat innocently, watching his team wallop the Angels. The baseball struck Santana on the right side of the head. Lindor struck out during..." August 12

  • Werth, Rendon lead Nationals' victory over Indians

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Jayson Werth turned 37 earlier this season, yet Gio Gonzalez isn't at all surprised by what his Washington Nationals teammate is doing lately. Werth hit a three-run homer and a double and scored three times, Anthony Rendon added two doubles, and the Nationals defeated the..." August 10

  • Terry Francona misses game; complained to reporters before game about chest pain

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Indians manager Terry Francona did not manage Tuesday's game against Washington because he "wasn't feeling well,'' according to a team spokesman. Francona told reporters during his pregame press conference that he was having chest pains. Bench coach Brad Mills managed the team. Francona, 57,..." August 10

  • Indians troll with Tim Tebow in full tribe gear

    Sportsnaut "News surfaced Tuesday morning that former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow might be looking to try his hand in professional baseball. Needless to say, the news from ESPN’s Adam Schefter was met with some rather hilarious responses around the social media world. Insert jokes about Tebow attempting..." August 09

  • Teixeira, Tanaka lead Yankees past Indians

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Mark Teixeira joked about Alex Rodriguez having more thunder in his activities. On Sunday, it was the retiring first baseman who made some positive noise at the plate and in the field. Teixeira had an RBI double in the fifth inning which became the winning run and ended the..." August 07

  • Castro's slam powers Yankees past Indians 13-7

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Dressed in a polo shirt and shorts, New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira looked every bit the part of freshly-minted retiree late Friday night. He didn't play like it, though. Teixeira announced his plans to retire at the end of the season Friday afternoon, a few hours..." August 06

  • Indians' Kluber stymies Yankees

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Corey Kluber shrugged off the idea there was an additional layer of importance to the performance he provided the Cleveland Indians on Saturday afternoon. His manager and teammates felt much differently. Kluber served as a much-needed stopper for the reeling Indians by tossing..." August 06

  • Francisco Mejia extends hitting streak to 47 games

    Let's Go Tribe "There was plenty to be excited about yesterday. Three talented youngsters all extended their hitting streaks and several players had big-time performances despite having recently been promoted. Tristen McKenzie put on a strikeout clinic in his Lake County Captains debut while Bradley Zimmer..." August 06

  • Indians accomplish odd feat in win over Twins

    Yardbarker "The Cleveland Indians' 9-2 victory on Thursday over the Minnesota Twins might look normal. In reality, it was history making. The Indians got home runs from starting first baseman Carlos Santana, second baseman Jason Kipnis, third baseman Jose Ramirez and shortstop Francisco..." August 05

  • Jonathan Lucroy talks vetoing Cleveland; says he was "traded to a winner"

    ABC News "When you're traded, you're never sure what to expect. I'd never been dealt before, so this was a new experience for me. After our game on Saturday, against the Pirates, I was called into an office. Something was going down. The general manager, David Stearns, told me I'd been traded. David said..." August 05

  • Cleveland Indians re-acquire Michael Martinez on waivers from Boston Red Sox

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Manager Terry Francona has to feel whole again because Michael Martinez is back. Francona has been lamenting the loss of Martinez since July 2 when the Indians designated him for assignment to add a fresh arm to the pitching staff following a 19-inning win over Toronto on July 1. After..." August 05

  • Indians prospect makes MiLB history with 46-game hit streak "Francisco Mejia hasn't been one for drama during his historic hitting streak. That changed Thursday when he became the player with the longest run in the modern era. Cleveland's No. 4 prospect went hitless in his first four at-bats before doubling down the right-field line to lead off the ninth..." August 05

  • Indians flex muscle with four homers to topple Twins

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- In the first inning Thursday the Cleveland Indians had something they had only once in the previous three games and 27 innings: the lead. After three innings they had an ever bigger lead: 4-0. "That helps, because we got beat around the ballpark for the last three days,"..." August 04

  • Indians minor leaguer Francisco Mejia ties hit streak record

    Today's Knuckleball "Cleveland Indians minor leaguer Francisco Mejia has reached hallowed territory: With his hit on Wednesday night, he is now owner of a 45-game hitting streak, which ties him for the best stretch in the minors in over 50 years. If the name sounds familiar for reasons outside of the enormous..." August 04

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