Smoke Signals: Carrasco's 'Nastiest,' Success In Tampa; Bruce's First StartThere is currently a poll being run by a major sports outlet that asks fans which pitch, relative to the man throwing it, is the “nastiest” in baseball.
Carrasco Takes No-Hit Try Into 7th, Indians Blank Rays 5-0Carlos Carrasco took a no-hit try into the late innings at Tropicana Field, leading the Indians over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 Friday night.
Smoke Signals: Abandoned Patience, Almonte's Miss, and Carrasco's WalkIn 2017, the Cleveland Indians swing at the fewest pitches out of the strike zone (26.1%) than any team in baseball. That was not the case over the weekend against the Yankees.
Severino, Judge Power Yankees To 8-1 Win Over IndiansLuis Severino overpowered Cleveland's lineup into the seventh inning, Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run triple and rookie Aaron Judge hammered a three-run homer, sending the New York Yankees to a 8-1 win over the Indians on Sunday.
Indians Turn to Carlos Carrasco In Sunday's Finale vs. YankeesCarrasco is 4-4 against the Yankees in his career.
Vazquez's 3-Run HR In 9th Lifts Red Sox Over Indians 12-10The Red Sox pulled off the final rally of a wild game Tuesday, beating the Indians 12-10 despite an astonishing catch by Austin Jackson.
Indians May Have Played Themselves Out Of Gray's Price RangeThe right-hander hit 100 pitches in the seventh inning, but when he left the game, Gray had only allowed two hits and a walk.
After Slow Start, Indians Rotation Rolls Momentum Into Second HalfThe team’s perceived greatest strength has re-discovered the consistency that made the Cleveland rotation among the best in the league.
Mid-Season Grades For Every 2017 Cleveland IndianExpectations are a funny thing, and they usually lead to disappointment. Though, in some cases, leaving expectations low can leave the door open for a runaway train of positive surprises.
Smoke Signals: Carrasco's Efficiency, Offense's RelaxationCarlos Carrasco was by no means perfect on Friday but he was certainly efficient. That efficiency, for at least an inning, made him perfect.
Smoke Signals: Indians Rallying Again, Carrasco Sliding AwayIn 2016, the Cleveland Indians made a habit of scoring late and turning around games. In 2017, that could not have been any further from the truth, at least as recent as a week ago.
Carrasco Strikes Out 10 As Indians Beat Skidding Orioles 5-1Carlos Carrasco struck out 10, Francisco Lindor homered and the Cleveland Indians defeated the skidding Baltimore Orioles 5-1 Wednesday night for their seventh win in eight games.