In the midst of a very disappointing season, it is extremely easy to focus on the negatives. And for the Indians, there are quite a few of them.
But Cleveland’s 11-6 win over the Brewers on Tuesday night served as a reminder: The Tribe have a built a very impressive young core. And a a number of them were on display in the Indians’ victory over Milwaukee.
Jason Kipnis, Francisco Lindor, and Michael Brantley combined for nine hits, Brantley clubbed two 2-run homers, and the Cleveland Indians bested the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night, 11-6.
It certainly is not abnormal for a starting pitcher to feel sore after their turn to pitch. But when they feel it more than normal, that is when it becomes a concern. That became the case for Carlos Carrasco, who felt a bit more sore than normal in his shoulder following his start against the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Kris Bryant homered with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the surging Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday in a makeup of a rained out game from June 15.
Carlos Santana tied the game in the top of the ninth with an RBI single, but Kris Bryant delivered a walk-off victory for the Cubs on a solo blast to deep right-center field, as Chicago topped Cleveland, 2-1. Here is a quick recap of the Indians’ loss:
Entering Monday’s makeup contest against the Chicago Cubs, the Cleveland Indians (58-65) remained in last place in the AL Central, 17 games behind the division front-runners, Kansas City, and six games out of a Wild Card spot in the American League.
Trevor Bauer dodged traffic on the base paths throughout his effective outing, and Francisco Lindor delivered the go-ahead solo blast in the eighth, as the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees on Sunday, 4-3. Here is a quick recap of the Tribe’s victory at Yankee Stadium:
New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia exited Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Indians with right knee pain.
Many have taken time to show their support for Mike Aviles and his family this season — as Aviles’ 4-year-old daughter, Adriana, continues to battle leukemia — and former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada also expressed his well-wishes on Saturday afternoon.
JG Spooner & Dennis Manoloff of Cleveland.com talk about the Indians front office and Tristan Thompson’s contract debacle.