Francona: 2017 Exit Was Tougher Than In 2016The expectation for the 2017 Cleveland Indians was vastly higher than that of the 2016 version. The timeline was much shorter.
Stars Go Missing As Indians Beat Themselves In ALDSIn 2016, the Indians were simply beat by a team that was better in a seven game series. In 2017, the Indians beat themselves. That qualifies as an abject failure.
Yanks Complete Comeback, Beat Indians 5-2 In Game 5 Of ALDSDidi Gregorius homered twice off Corey Kluber as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to complete their comeback from a 2-0 deficit in the Division Series and dethrone the AL champions.
Chris Rose Previews Game 5 Of The ALDS And The Browns QB ChangeChris Rose of the MLB Newtwork joined Baskin and Phelps this morning to discuss his feelings heading into tonight's game 5 and he also took a few minutes to breakdown the Browns QB change.
Scott Miller Likes The Indians' Chances In Game 5The Bleacher Report's Scott Miller explains on the Nick Wilson Experiment why he likes the Indians' chances in Game 5.
High-5: Yankees, Indians Set For Decisive ALDS FinaleThe Yankees edged the Indians 1-0 in Game 3 and then took advantage of four errors by one of baseball’s best defensive teams in Game 4 to win 7-3 on Monday night.
Kluber Set To Make Start He Was Meant To MakeCleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona is used to making key decisions, and the results go both ways, as they do for most.
Francona Picking Between 'Four Lineups' For Game 5Terry Francona has some decisions to make on his elimination game lineup for Wednesday. He has already made a few, but that has only given him more decisions to make.
Lindor Confident Despite Playoff Struggles OffensivelyA decisive ALDS Game 5 will come down to the Indians’ star pitcher being himself again, but they’ll need their other All-Stars to come into their own as well.
Severino, Judge Help Yanks Top Indians 7-3 To Force Game 5Luis Severino bounced back from his playoff debacle, slumping Aaron Judge delivered a big hit and the New York Yankees took advantage of shoddy defense by Cleveland to beat the Indians 7-3 Monday night and push their AL Division Series to a decisive Game 5.
Astros Beat Red Sox 5-4 In Game 4, Advance To ALCSJustin Verlander came out of the bullpen for the first time in his career, beating Chris Sale in an aces-turned-relievers role reversal on Monday and the Houston Astros advanced to their first AL Championship Series by rallying past the Red Sox 5-4 and eliminating Boston in four games.
Past Storylines Plague Indians As Single Mistake Downs ThemFor one night, all of the negative storylines that had plagued the Cleveland Indians earlier in the year came true. That was all the New York Yankees needed.