Smoke Signals: Carrasco's Mistakes, Gamel's Fat Chance, and Pazos's Rocking Chair“Tough luck loser” would probably be an apt term for Carlos Carrasco’s fifth start of the year.
Mariners' Miranda Tops Indians; Cano, Gamel Homer in 3-1 WinAriel Miranda allowed two hits and pitched into the sixth inning, Robinson Cano and Ben Gamel homered and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night.
Overlooked Almonte and Gomes Crucial In Series Win Over AL Contender AstrosThe Indians emerged from their early-season set against the predicted AL West champions with a 2-1 series win, with much thanks going to the performance of their lesser-hyped players in the rubber match.
Lindor's 2-Run Blast in 7th Leads Indians Past Astros 4-3Francisco Lindor hit a long two-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros 4-3 Thursday night.
Francona's Bullpen Management In Focus After Long Outings For Allen, MillerThe Indians’ two best bullpen arms worked extra time in Wednesday’s win over the Astros, as Andrew Miller labored in his second consecutive night of work, while Cody Allen went 4 1/3 innings after five nights off.
Hooper: McCullers KO'ed By Own K-Curve, Tribe's Approach to K PitchMcCullers began the day throwing his knuckle-curve 55.2% of the time, and rightfully so, as the pitch sits in the mid-to-high 80s with a sharp downward break.
Brantley Drives in 3; Indians Beat Astros 7-6Michael Brantley, continuing his comeback from shoulder problems that forced him to miss most of last season, drove in three runs and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Houston Astros 7-6 on Wednesday night.
Outfield Platoons Have Largely Been Successful, Fueled By Austin JacksonThe platoon situations in the outfield have developed ahead of maybe what they were thought to be headed into the season.
Josh Tomlin Defies The Book, Dallas Keuchel Copies It“He came as advertised,” manager Terry Francona said post game, putting things about as accurately as possible.
Astros' Keuchel Wins Again; Houston Tops Cleveland, 4-2Dallas Keuchel pitched a complete game to extend his promising start to the season and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Tuesday night even though Jose Altuve and Teoscar Hernandez left following a frightening collision in the eighth inning.
Tomlin vs. Keuchel Does Not Bode Well For Tribe On PaperThe fact of the matter is, regardless of your stance on analytics, if you make mistakes, the Astros will make you pay. Josh Tomlin is prone to mistakes.
Dennis Manoloff Breaks Down What A Winning Draft Looks Like For BrownsCleveland.com's Dennis Manoloff makes his weekly appearance on the Nick Wilson Experiment to break down what a winning draft looks like for the Browns plus a look back at the Cavaliers first round sweep over Indiana.