Carlos Carrasco made a few adjustments between starts and it made all the difference.
In the midst of an unexpectedly tough season, the Cleveland Indians have traded away a second major piece prior to Friday’s non-waiver deadline.
With Friday’s trade deadline rapidly approaching, the Indians have made their second major move.
The Cleveland Indians avoided a winless homestand, snapping their six-game skid and beating up on the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday afternoon, 12-1. Here are four thoughts on Wednesday’s win:
Jeff Passan Says “Nobody Should Be Untouchable When You Stink Like the Indians Stink This Year”, Front Office Not in Danger
Jeff Passan talks about the Indians’ approach to the trade deadline, whether this team should consider trading one of their starting pitchers, the lack of hitting and the need to develop it from the minor leagues and where some of the top names on the trade market…
Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs
Mike Axisa: “It’s Harder To Find Quality Bats Than To Find Quality Pitching… Foolish To Rule Out Trading Arms”
CBS Sports MLB writer Mike Axisa joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday to discuss the Indians’ down season, trading David Murphy away to LA and why it was a smart move, if he believes Cleveland should give up arms for bats, thoughts on ARod’s bounce back season, and more.
The Cleveland Indians have recalled outfielder Tyler Holt from Triple-A Columbus. Holt takes the spot of David Murphy, who was traded to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
Eric Hosmer, with two down in the top of the ninth, lined a Trevor Bauer 3-2 curveball into the seats in right to help send the Indians to their sixth straight loss, as Cleveland fell to Kansas City 2-1. During the game, the Tribe also completed a trade, sending David Murphy to the Los Angeles Angels for Double-A shortstop Eric Stamets. Here are four thoughts on Tuesday’s game and trade:
Eric Hosmer’s homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who have lost eight straight at home — their longest home losing streak in 40 years.