Merritt Wins First Start As Indians Beat Royals 7-2Ryan Merritt retired the final 13 batters he faced in five strong innings in his first big league start, Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer as the Cleveland Indians defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Friday night.
Injured Indians Ace Kluber Holds Long-Toss Session; Catcher Yan Gomes Activated From DLCleveland ace Corey Kluber had a long-toss session and Indians right-hander Danny Salazar threw on the side on Friday, providing a pair of encouraging signs for the injury-riddled AL Central champions.
The 10 Most Effective Pitches Thrown By Indians Hurlers In 2016The 2016 Cleveland Indians were supposed to be a team built on a strong staring pitching staff, and despite a few hiccups and unfortunate injuries along the way, the Tribe's season has featured its fair share of superb work by the rotation. But ever since the Indians acquired lefty Andrew Miller at the MLB Trade Deadline from the New York Yankees, Cleveland's bullpen has been equally as dominant -- if not more so -- as their starting counterparts.
Zack Meisel On If People Should Be Worried About Kluber And Baseball CelebrationsZack Meisel of Cleveland.com joins the show to discuss why Corey Kluber has been so angry, if baseball teams celebrate too much and who the Indians would like to see in the MLB Playoffs.
Cabrera's Homer Gives Tigers Rain-Shortened Win Over IndiansMiguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning. moments before the game was halted for good, and the Detroit Tigers came away with a rain-shortened 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night, keeping pace with Baltimore in the AL wild-card race.
Boston Red Sox Clinch AL East Crown, Go Worst To 1st AgainThe Boston Red Sox have won the AL East, clinching the division championship when the Toronto Blue Jays lost to Baltimore.
Cubs Reward Epstein For Turnaround With 5-Year ExtensionCubs chairman Tom Ricketts had dinner with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein in Arizona around the start of spring training. If Epstein had any doubt about a contract extension, it ended right there. And on Wednesday, it became official.
Anthony Lima's Confusion Over Baseball CultureAnthony Lima doesn't understand how a champagne celebration often appears to be more important than winning the game the next day especially when you're playing for home field advantage in the playoffs.
With Division Won, Injury-Plagued Indians Eye PlayoffsThe aroma in Cleveland's clubhouse was the first reminder of the team's division championship — a smell left over from the bubbly celebration the night before.
Tigers Feast On Tribe's 'B' Squad, 12-0Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in five runs in the first two innings, and Justin Verlander struck out 12 to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 12-0 victory Tuesday night against a Cleveland lineup full of backups.
Corey Kluber Diagnosed With Mild Quad Strain; Will The Indians' Ace Be Ready For ALDS Start?Through every injury the Indians sustained in their starting rotation over the past few weeks, the ability for Cleveland to open a best-of-seven American League Division Series with Corey Kluber on the hill felt like their saving grace. And despite the injury the right-hander suffered on Monday night, that scenario is still potentially on the table for the Tribe.
CJ Nitkowski Says It's "Going To Be Difficult" With Indians' Pitching Injuries, But Bullpen Can Really Save This TeamCJ Nitkowski talks about his experiences in locker room celebrations spraying champagne, the Indians' pitching situation with the injuries piling up, Jose Fernandez's impact on MLB and the Indians' chase for the No. 1 seed...