With Hand out, Indians bring up Karinchak for Twins series
CLEVELAND (AP) — While they wait for their current closer, the Indians brought up their likely next one.
James Karinchak was added to the roster on Friday as Cleveland opened a critical...
Indians likely without All-Star reliever Hand for key series
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have dealt with plenty of injuries and adversity this season. They will be dealing with more going into a key series.
Twins face off against the Indians in division play
Cleveland Indians (82-60, second in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (87-54, first in the AL Central)
Indians beat White Sox 8-6 thanks to Mercado’s clutch catch
CLEVELAND (AP) — Oscar Mercado's spectacular running catch saved the game for the Cleveland Indians. It also might have saved their season.
The rookie made a leaping, backhanded grab of Eloy...
Hand, Lindor lead Indians past Royals 4-1
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona's faith in his All-Star closer paid off Friday night.
Brad Hand bounced back from his recent struggles to record his 30th save and Cleveland...
Davis, Mets helped by Indians’ mental lapse, win 4-3 in 10
NEW YORK (AP) — Needing a break, the New York Mets watched Cleveland hand it to them — Brad Hand, especially.
The Indians All-Star closer failed to cover first base on what could've been a...
New York brings 4-game win streak into game against Cleveland
Cleveland Indians (74-53, second in the AL Central) vs. New York Mets (66-60, third in the AL East)
Struggling Red Sox look to break 3-game losing streak against Indians
Boston Red Sox (62-59, third in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (72-47, first in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Chris Sale (6-11, 4.42...
Indians top BoSox 6-5 on Santana walk-off, 1st in AL Central
CLEVELAND (AP) — The comeback's complete. Four months later, the Indians are again atop the AL Central.
Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning as Cleveland continued its...
Santana’s slam in 10th gives Indians 7-3 win, tie with Twins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After watching their All-Star closer lose a two-run lead in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Cleveland Indians bounced right back to win their four-game series in Minnesota...
Smoak homers, gets winning hit as Blue Jays top Indians 2-1
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto slugger Justin Smoak spoiled a brilliant outing by Cleveland's Trevor Bauer, who was two outs from a shutout victory.
All-Stars make attractive trade targets as deadline nears
CLEVELAND (AP) — For a day, Will Smith was in for quite a treat — teammates with Clayton Kershaw, Freddie Freeman and Christian Yelich.
Soon, the San Francisco reliever could be playing with...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber, Liam Hendriks and Max Muncy have been added to rosters for next week's All-Star Game.
Major League Baseball announced the changes Friday.
Royal flush: Dozier’s slam leads KC to stunning comeback win
CLEVELAND (AP) — Brad Hand's sublime season came to stunning end.
For once, the Royals mustered some late-game magic.
Hunter Dozier's grand slam capped Kansas City's five-run rally in...
Bieber expected to start for the Indians against the Royals
Kansas City Royals (27-52, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (43-35, second in the AL Central)
Kipnis’ triple, Naquin’s defense lead Indians past Tigers
CLEVELAND (AP) — Tyler Naquin started Cleveland's comeback with a home run and ended Detroit's with a game-saving defensive play.
Naquin made a diving catch in right field to start an...
Plesac scheduled to start for Cleveland against Cincinnati
Cincinnati Reds (29-36, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (34-32, second in the NL Central)
Indians rally for five in 9th, beat Red Sox 7-5
BOSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians had plenty to celebrate despite the late hour.
Zach Plesac delivered a solid start in his major league debut and the bottom of Cleveland's lineup led a...
Cleveland Indians to visit the Oakland Athletics
Cleveland Indians (20-17, second in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (18-22, fifth in the AL West)
Chapman homers vs Hand in 12th to lift A’s over Indians 4-3
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman got the backdoor slider he was expecting from All-Star closer Brad Hand on a 2-2 pitch that missed the strike zone.
Chicago visits Cleveland in division play
Chicago White Sox (16-19, third in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (19-16, second in the AL Central)
Seattle visits Cleveland after Kikuchi’s strong outing
Seattle Mariners (18-16, second in the AL West) vs. Cleveland Indians (17-13, second in the AL Central)
Gore pinch-runs, speeds home as Royals sweep Indians
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Terrance Gore has carved out a most unusual big league career, one that's had him on base more often than in the batter's box.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer was pulled by manager Terry Francona after seven hitless innings and 117 pitches, and watched from the dugout as Toronto's Freddy Galvis broke up Cleveland's bid for...
Bauer: Indians made ‘right decision’ ending his no-hit bid
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer never backs down from any challenge or debate. He accepted this call.
Health mattered more than history.
Bauer was pulled by manager Terry Francona after...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians' bid to pitch a combined no-hitter has been broken up by a leadoff single in the ninth inning by Toronto's Freddy Galvis.
Indians escape bases-loaded jam in 9th, hold off Twins 2-1
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Greg Allen and Brad Hand helped get the Cleveland Indians out of the cold and into the warmth of the clubhouse with their first victory of the season.
Indians acquire RHP Wittgren in trade with Marlins
CLEVELAND (AP) — Looking to reconstruct their bullpen, the Cleveland Indians acquired right-hander Nick Wittgren from the Miami Marlins.
The three-time defending AL Central champions sent right-hander Jordan Milbrath to the Marlins for Wittgren, who made 32 appearances for Miami last season. The 27-year-old posted a 2.94 ERA and also pitched for Triple-A New Orleans.
AP source: Angels, Allen agree to $8.5M, 1-year contract
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After seven seasons with the Cleveland Indians, Cody Allen is looking to rebound with a new team.
Allen and the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a $8.5 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Friday.
The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal, first reported by The Athletic, is subject to a successful physical. The agreement includes $2.5 million in available bonuses.
Padres agree to deals with Yates, Hedges, Erlin
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres agreed to one-year contracts with their three remaining arbitration-eligible players: closer Kirby Yates, catcher Austin Hedges and left-hander Robbie Erlin.
Yates agreed Friday to a deal for $3,062,500, Hedges for $2.06 million and Erlin for $1.45 million.
Yates took over as closer after All-Star Brad Hand was traded to Cleveland. Yates finished with 12 saves and a 2.14 ERA while going 3-5.
Choi hits 2-run HR with 2 outs in 9th, Rays beat Indians 6-5
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — With time running short and so much ground to make up, the Tampa Bay Rays will probably miss the postseason. But they certainly look like a playoff team right now.
Ji-Man Choi hit a two-run homer off Brad Hand with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 on Monday night to set a team record with their 12th straight victory at home.
Kluber pitches Indians past Rays 3-0
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are rolling along quite nicely. And help is on the way.
Kluber pitched seven sparkling innings, Edwin Encarnacion homered and the Indians beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Friday night.