Indians still hoping Ramirez can rebound
There were plenty of highlights for the Cleveland Indians in their weekend sweep at Detroit: Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, Leonys Martin stole home and Trevor Bauer threw his first career...
DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland ace Corey Kluber has been cleared to work on strength building after having his broken arm evaluated.
Indians manager Terry Francona said Friday the report on Kluber...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona knows how much David Ortiz means to baseball.
"He's a very special person, not to just to me, to a lot of people," said Francona,...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona doesn't need any reminders about how well the Minnesota Twins have played this season. The numbers are in front of him every day.
CHICAGO (AP) — A day after the Chicago White Sox benefited from a bunch of Cleveland mistakes, they doomed themselves with a big blunder on the bases.
BOSTON (AP) — About the only hit the Cleveland Indians didn't get was the single Carlos Santana needed to complete the cycle.
Santana homered and smacked Cleveland's first triple of the...
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 (AP) — The hard cast is off Corey Kluber's broken right arm, providing a dose of positive news for the struggling Indians.
Kluber, who may be months away from pitching in a game...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians could no longer wait for Carlos Gonzalez to help pull their struggling offense from a season-long funk.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Corey Kluber will have an X-ray on Thursday to evaluate his right arm, broke when hit by a line drive on May 1.
Kipnis homers twice, Indians hammer Orioles 14-7
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis got his first four RBIs on two homers, and two more on a strange play.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger's comeback is speeding along like one of his fastballs.
Cleveland's starter has made startling progress from an upper back strain that threatened his season...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cleveland Indians recalled prospect Oscar Mercado from Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday and placed outfielder Tyler Naquin on the 10-day injured list with a left calf...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona acknowledges the Indians are still uncertain what they have in Jefry Rodríguez after acquiring the 24-year-old pitcher from Washington in...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona's positive messages aren't working. His time-tested tolerance is being tried.
The Indians aren't hitting or scoring or looking anything like a team capable of...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians needed something good to happen after watching their ace go down. Tyler Naquin came through for Cleveland.
Naquin's pinch-hit single with two outs in the ninth...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber doesn't need surgery on his broken right arm — for now.
And, for the time being, the Indians season is cracked, not crushed.
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MIAMI (AP) — Corey Kluber got hit hard again, and the last line drive really hurt.
The struggling Cleveland Indians right-hander broke his right forearm when he was hit by a comebacker...
Bauer throws 8 strong innings, Indians beat Astros 2-1
HOUSTON (AP) — Trevor Bauer has a heated history with the Astros — trash talk with Alex Bregman, a rocky relationship with Gerrit Cole, and a blown save and loss in Game 3 during Houston's...
Ramirez, Bauers get key hits as Indians beat Marlins 6-2
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona showed off his skills as a prognosticator before Wednesday's game against Miami.
Asked about Jose Ramirez's slow start to the season, which...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco finally caught a break.
Cleveland's oft-injured starting pitcher is not expected to miss any time with a left leg injury the team initially feared was more...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' powerful pitching is suddenly problematic.
Carlos Carrasco was pulled after four innings with an injured left leg and Miami quickly jumped on his replacement...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Slugger Hanley Ramirez is again a free agent following a short stint with the Indians.
Ramirez cleared waivers on Tuesday and rather than signing a minor league deal with...
SEATTLE (AP) — Trevor Bauer overpowered Seattle long enough that even a hiccup by Cleveland's bullpen didn't end up costing the Indians.
The right-hander allowed one run while pitching into...
Cleveland’s Francisco Lindor to begin rehab at Triple-A
SEATTLE (AP) — Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor has been sent to Triple-A to begin a rehab assignment as the All-Star is moving closer to rejoining the big league club after being...
DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland Indians starter Mike Clevinger will miss at least six weeks with a back muscle injury.
The Indians placed the right-hander on the 10-day injured list retroactive to...
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...
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) — Indians manager Terry Francona went skydiving in Arizona during spring training. He insists his thrill-seeking days are over.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor will miss more time because of a sprained left ankle that has delayed his season debut.
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.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Free agent outfielder Cameron Maybin and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league contract.
Maybin, who turns 32 next week, hit .163 with one RBI in 48 plate...
Setback for Indians star Lindor, with sprained ankle
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland Indians star shortstop Francisco Lindor's recovery from a strained right calf muscle has been set back by another injury: a sprained left ankle.
Indians’ Jose Ramirez expected in opening day lineup
Jose Ramirez is expected to be in the Cleveland Indians' opening day lineup Thursday, four days after fouling a pitch off the area below his left knee.
Indians’ Jose Ramirez expected in opening day lineup
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Ramirez is expected to be in the Cleveland Indians' opening day lineup Thursday, four days after fouling a pitch off the area below his left knee.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cleveland is not sure whether Jose Ramirez will play in Thursday's opener at Minnesota.
The All-Star third baseman took ground balls on Monday at the Indians' spring...
Indians’ Ramirez hurts knee, uncertain for opening day
The Cleveland Indians already were dealing with a depleted infield when Jose Ramirez took a most damaging swing.
A two-time All-Star third baseman, Ramirez bruised his left knee when he...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez bruised his left knee when he fouled a ball off himself Sunday and his status for opening day is uncertain.
Indians sign veteran infielder Brad Miller
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Indians have signed infielder Brad Miller to a major league contract.
Miller was signed a minor league contract with the Dodgers on Feb. 27. He opted out of it on...
Indians tab Kluber for 5th straight opening-day start
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Corey Kluber will start on opening day for the Cleveland Indians for the fifth consecutive season, matching a franchise record.
American League Central capsules
Capsules of American League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Indians ace Kluber makes 1st spring start, faces Reds
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians were waiting for the right time to turn Cory Kluber loose in spring inning.
Kluber made his first Cactus League start Monday, pitching 3 2/3...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Presumably, they will all be ready to pitch the first week of the season. Right now, Cleveland's loaded starting rotation is in limbo.
Hanley Ramirez, Indians finalize minor league deal
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Indians want to see if Hanley Ramirez can still swing it.
The free agent slugger finalized a minor league contract on Tuesday with Cleveland, which is looking to...
Indians, reliever Clippard agree to terms on minor contract
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians and two-time All-Star reliever Tyler Clippard have agreed to a minor league contract.
Clippard, who spent last season with Toronto, will try to...
Indians hold first workout without star shortstop
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — After their best player discussed his injury and an uncertain future, the Indians got to work on the present.
Cleveland held its first full-squad workout of spring training on Monday, the first step for a talented team that looks very different than the one which captured its third straight AL Central title in 2018.
Injured All-Star SS Lindor arrives at Indians spring complex
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Injured shortstop Francisco Lindor arrived at the Cleveland Indians spring training complex Thursday, exactly six weeks before their season opener.
The three-time All-Star strained his right calf while working out recently in Florida. The team said last week the injury would keep one of baseball's best all-around players out seven to nine weeks. He won't be on the field for the start of camp.
AL Central teams at the start of spring training
A team-by-team look at the American League Central entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:
Manager: Terry Francona (seventh season).
2018: 91-71, first place, lost to Houston in Division Series.
Napoli announces retirement after 12-year MLB career
Mike Napoli has announced his retirement after 12 years in the majors that included three trips to the World Series.
The 37-year-old Napoli, who did not play last season because of a knee injury, announced his decision Saturday on Twitter .