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.
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.
WATCH: Cody Allen Strikes Out Cameron Maybin To Clinch AL Central For IndiansThe Cleveland Indians popped the champagne corks in celebration after closer Cody Allen punched out Detroit outfielder Cameron Maybin on Monday night, lifting the Tribe to a 7-4 victory over the Tigers, clinching Cleveland's first American League Central Division title since 2007.
The Cleveland Indians Clinch AL Central After Their 7-4 Win Over The TigersThe Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central title Monday night, overcoming an injury to ace right-hander Corey Kluber in a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
Indians Are American League Central Champs For First Time Since 2007For the eighth time in Cleveland's franchise history, the Indians are champions of the American League Central Division. And it didn't come without needing to clear numerous hurdles along the way.
Indians Ace Corey Kluber Exits Monday's Start With Right Groin TightnessThe Cleveland Indians can ill afford to lose another starting pitcher to injury. So, when Corey Kluber was lifted after four inning and just 60 pitches on Monday night in Detroit, eyebrows were raised and nerves were frayed.
On A No Party Zone, An Encouraging Tomlin, Home Attendance Numbers, Playoff Scenarios | Extra FramesThe Cleveland Indians managed only two hits against Chicago starter Carlos Rodon and lost to the White Sox at Progressive Field, 3-0. This column presents my takeaways from Sunday's game. For more baseball analysis and insight, follow me on Twitter (@TJZuppe).
Orlando, Hosmer Spark Late Comeback As Royals Top Tigers 7-4Paulo Orlando hit a tying, two-run double and Eric Hosmer followed with a three-run homer against Francisco Rodriguez, capping a ninth-inning comeback that led the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit Tigers 7-4 Saturday.
On A Parade Of Hit Batters, The Need To Pitch In, A Message To The Doubters | Extra FramesThe Cleveland Indians were unable to complete the three-game sweep of the Tigers, falling to Detroit in the series finale at Progressive Field, 9-5. This column presents my takeaways from Sunday's game. For more baseball analysis and insight, follow me on Twitter (@TJZuppe).
Indians' Bauer Struggles With Command, Hits 3 In 9-5 Loss To TigersIan Kinsler got his helmet knocked off by a pitch from Trevor Bauer, yelled at the Cleveland right-hander and later was ejected as the Detroit Tigers beat the Indians 9-5 in a testy game Sunday.
Indians React To Carlos Carrasco's Injury, Have No Choice But To Keep Fighting Through AdversityMichael Brantley. Yan Gomes. Danny Salazar. Now, Carlos Carrasco. How much more can the Cleveland Indians withstand? And how will they keep fighting, despite losing several key players to injuries this season?
Indians Defeat Tigers 1-0 In Extra Innings On Jose Ramirez's Walk-off Single Carlos Carrasco, the Cleveland Indians' No. 2 starting pitcher, broke his right hand when hit by a line drive off the bat of Detroit's Ian Kinsler on the second pitch of Saturday's 1-0, 10-inning win over the Tigers.
Indians' Carrasco Breaks Hand In 1-0 Win Over TigersCarlos Carrasco, the Cleveland Indians' No. 2 starting pitcher, broke his right hand when hit by a line drive off the bat of Detroit's Ian Kinsler on the second pitch of Saturday's 1-0, 10-inning win over the Tigers.
Indians Pitcher Carlos Carrasco Done For Season After Suffering Fracture In Right HandCleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco was forced to exit Saturday's matchup against the Detroit Tigers after being struck by a comebacker on the game's second pitch.