Indians out of AL wild-card chasse after 8-2 loss at Nats
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians' clubhouse was quiet as can be, nearly cleared out. The TVs were all off. No music. No conversation. The meaningful part of their season is...
Indians fall to Chisox, 2 games back in WC race with 3 left
CHICAGO (AP) — Facing a rookie pressed into his first major league start, the Cleveland Indians seemed set up to do some damage.
Indians drop in wild-card race, fall to Chisox; Twins clinch
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cleveland Indians know they have little margin for error this late in the AL wild-card race.
Indians move into tie for 2nd wild card, beat Phillies 10-1
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have overcome injuries and setbacks throughout season and remained in the playoff race. The outcome will be decided in the final week.
Indians’ Ramírez expected to return after breaking hand
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians expect third baseman José Ramírez to return to their lineup Tuesday night after missing a month with a broken right hand.
Indians move into a tie for wild-card spot, beat Tigers 7-0
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have work to do on their postseason push, and no games left against their favorite pushovers.
Mike Clevinger pitched six shutdown innings, Franmil Reyes homered...
Indians’ Ramírez takes 1st BP since breaking right hand
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians third baseman José Ramírez took batting practice Thursday for the first time since breaking his right hand last month and is hoping to return before the end of the regular...
2B Kipnis breaks hand, a blow to Indians’ playoff chances
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' postseason chances have been dealt another blow — second baseman Jason Kipnis has a broken right hand.
Kipnis will need surgery on the fractured hamate bone,...
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.
Indians hold off Angels 4-3 for sweep; Carrasco gets win
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona had the perfect description for Wednesday night's 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels when he said "we pieced it...
Indians use 4-run 11th to top Twins 6-2, cut lead to 5½
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Following a 13th defeat in 22 games, Cleveland manager Terry Francona decided to deliver a brief pep talk before taking the road for a pivotal series in Minnesota.
Santana, Reyes lead Indians past White Sox 11-3
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona said the Indians' game against Chicago was painful to watch, but the outcome was worth it.
Indians lose OF Naquin with torn ACL in right knee
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Cleveland Indians left fielder Tyler Naquin has a torn ACL in his right knee, the second major injury the team has suffered in a week as it makes a push for the...
Carrasco rejoins Indians, will be activated off IL on Sunday
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco rejoined the team Friday after a minor league rehab stint and will be reinstated from the 60-day injured list...
Clevinger, Indians blank Tigers 2-0 for 3-game sweep
DETROIT (AP) — Every win feels big for the Cleveland Indians at the moment, so a visit to play the last-place Tigers was an important opportunity.
Kipnis homers twice, Indians beat Tigers 4-2
DETROIT (AP) — Terry Francona let Aaron Civale work through a sixth-inning jam, then marveled at how the rookie right-hander handled it.
"His heartbeat isn't going any faster, the game's not...
Francona: Indians plan on activating RHP Carrasco
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona says the Indians plan on activating right-handed pitcher Carlos Carrasco from the 60-day injured list Sunday,
LEADING OFF: Final day of funky uniforms, Yankees-Dodgers
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
WHO ARE THOSE GUYS?
A marquee matchup is set at Dodger Stadium when major league wins leader Domingo Germán (16-3, 4.15 ERA) starts...
‘Like morons’: Fashion reviews dim for MLB weekend uniforms
Terry Francona took one look at Cleveland's all-black uniforms and turned into a fashionista.
His review? Not good.
"What's the slogan, 'Let the kids play'?" the Indians manager said....
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...
Indians’ Kluber shut down 2 weeks with abdominal strain
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber's comeback has been sidetracked.
The Cleveland Indians ace will be shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained as he was rehabbing...
LEADING OFF: Mets manager Callaway faces former Indians boss
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Pete Alonso and the resurgent Mets face Cleveland in the opener of a pivotal nine-game homestand against a trio of...
Rangers-Indians game postponed by rain
CLEVELAND (AP) — Yasiel Puig has made a quick impact with the Cleveland Indians since being acquired at last week's trade deadline.
Manager Terry Francona believes it's only a matter of time...
Puig, Clevinger lead Indians to 7-3 victory over Angels
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona knows Yasiel Puig's presence brings an extra buzz to the ballpark.
"If I was a fan that would be one of the guys, if I was hungry I'd wait...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Danny Salazar returned to the injured list with a strained right groin, one day after appearing in his first game in two years.
Indians manager Terry Francona returns after eye surgery
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona returned Friday, a day after missing a game because of surgery for a tear in his retina.
Indians manager Francona has eye surgery, misses game
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona was forced to miss Thursday night's game against Houston after having eye surgery earlier in the day.
AP source: Bauer fined by MLB for ball heave
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer has been fined by Major League Baseball for heaving a ball from the pitcher's mound over the center-field wall at Kansas City last weekend, a person...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Back in the clubhouse, Trevor Bauer calmly and profusely apologized. It was quite the contrast from his emotional outburst earlier in the game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a startling scene, Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer suddenly heaved the ball from just past the mound over the center field wall Sunday while being taken out of...
Ramirez’s 3-run homer leads Indians over Royals 8-3
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zach Plesac had what his manager called "the best game we've seen from him."
But all Plesac and Cleveland skipper Terry Francona wanted to talk about was the rookie...
Ramirez homers in 14th, Indians outlast Royals 5-4
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jose Ramirez is finding his swing and it's no surprise that's leading to Cleveland's best stretch of the season.
Ramirez hit a go-ahead homer in the 14th inning and...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber threw 30 pitches in a bullpen session as the Cleveland right-hander continues his comeback from a broken forearm.
Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer tipped his cap after receiving a standing ovation when he walked to the dugout after being removed in the seventh inning. It might have been the right-hander's final...
Indians’ Kluber to throw off mound in return from injury
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians say pitcher Corey Kluber will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday, his first appearance on a mound since breaking his right arm on May 1.
Brake time: Twins rally, slow charging Indians 5-3 in opener
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Twins returned from the All-Star break and pumped the brakes on the Indians.
Slowing Cleveland's charge in the standings, Jorge Polanco's two-run double in the seventh...
Indians’ Kluber arm healing, close to throwing in bullpen
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians starter Corey Kluber's broken right arm is healing as hoped, and he could begin throwing bullpen sessions soon.
Kluber was struck by a line drive on May 1 in Miami....
Allen leads Indians to 11-1 romp over Reds
CINCINNATI (AP) — Greg Allen needed just two games in his latest tour with the Cleveland Indians to make a huge impact.
Recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Saturday for the third time this...
Mark Wegner to be plate umpire for All-Star Game
CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Wegner will be the crew chief and umpire behind home plate for the All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Cleveland.
A 21-year major league veteran, Wegner worked third base...
All-Stars Beiber, Lindor lead Indians over Reds 7-2
CINCINNATI (AP) — In a foreboding tone, manager Terry Francona called Shane Bieber to his hotel room to deliver some important news on Cleveland's day off. The faked sternness soon yielded to...
Indians pitcher Carrasco being treated for leukemia
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco is being treated for leukemia, and he says it's going to make him stronger than he was before.
Lindor, Ramirez help Indians sweep Royals with 8-4 clincher
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona looked over at bench coach Brad Mills midway through Thursday's game against the Royals and said, 'Gosh, they're letting us just hang...
Bradley has RBI double in debut, Indians top Tigers 8-3
CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley was showered with applause when he ran onto the field, then soaked with beer upon returning to the home clubhouse.
Rangers spoil Clevinger’s return with 7-2 win over Indians
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn did what he has been doing throughout his first season with the Texas Rangers with another quality start.
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...
Indians manager Francona: Ortiz ‘a very special person’
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,...
Lindor hits 2 of Cleveland’s 4 homers in 5-2 win over Twins
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.