CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manger Terry Francona is resting comfortably after undergoing toe surgery, his second operation since stepping aside for the season in July.
Francona, who had hip replacement surgery in August, had the procedure Tuesday at the Cleveland Clinic.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will undergo surgery on his left big toe on Tuesday at Cleveland Clinic.
The 62-year-old Francona stepped down for the season July 29 and had hip replacement surgery a few days later.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona pushed his battered body to its absolute limit, doing even more damage.
He needs to give himself a break — and time to heal.
Cleveland's popular manager is stepping down for the remainder of this season to address some lingering health issues, which have put his future leading a team and Hall of Fame career in jeopardy.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona missed his second straight game Sunday with a head cold.
President of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said Francona is “still under the weather” and the team's medical staff felt he would benefit from another day resting at home.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona wasn't in the dugout Saturday night for Cleveland’s game against Tampa Bay because of a lingering head cold.
Francona conducted his pregame press conference at Progressive Field before being sent home by the team’s medical staff.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bradley Zimmer had three hits including a home run on All-Star Chris Bassitt’s first pitch, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.
Daniel Johnson, who grew up about 30 minutes north of the Coliseum and had a group of family and friends in attendance, connected for his first career home run and made a sparkling defensive play to help the Indians win their fifth in six games.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Exiled to the clubhouse after being ejected, Indians manager Terry Francona heard a loud rumble.
Bobby Bradley made Progressive Field rock.
Bradley homered leading off the ninth inning as Cleveland overcame some brutal baserunning that led a crazy play at third base and Francona getting tossed in a wild 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — As Franmil Reyes stood waiting in the on-deck circle, he silently begged for a chance to end Cleveland's losing streak.
He got his wish.
Reyes hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning as the Indians stopped a nine-game losing streak — their longest under manager Terry Francona — with a 7-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians starter Zach Plesac has been activated from the injured list and will make his first start since breaking a thumb in May while removing his undershirt.
Plesac will start Thursday night against the Kansas City Royals as the Indians try to end a nine-game losing streak — the club's longest since 2012.
Ever since Terry Francona took over as manager, the Cleveland Indians have been playoff contenders.
This year has been no different, so far — even after the Indians traded their star shortstop.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Watching right fielder Josh Naylor and second baseman Ernie Clement on a collision course chasing a popup, everyone at Target Field kept waiting for somebody to veer off.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Aaron Civale will miss more than one month with a sprained right finger, the latest blow to Cleveland's injury-ravaged rotation.
Civale, who is tied for the major league lead with 10 wins, injured his middle finger in a start against the Chicago Cubs on Monday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Aaron Civale appears headed to the injured list because of soreness in the middle finger on his pitching hand, another major hit for a banged-up staff.
CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to all the pitching injuries for the Cleveland Indians, manager Terry Francona doesn't have time to feel sorry for himself.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Aaron Civale left Monday night's game against the Chicago Cubs with an injured middle finger on his pitching hand.
Civale, who leads the majors with 10 wins, had a 3-2 count on Eric Sogard with two out in the fifth inning when he was visited by manager Terry Francona and a trainer.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Naylor foiled Pittsburgh's strategy with an RBI single in the seventh inning, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Pirates 2-1 Sunday.
Cleveland avoided a three-game sweep by the Pirates, who had lost 10 straight entering the series.
CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez and Bobby Bradley homered during a three-run first inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Orioles 10-3 on Thursday, extending Baltimore’s road losing streak to 19 games.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians didn't let a rough day get any worse by losing to the woeful Orioles.
José Ramírez picked up a pair of RBIs — made possible by Baltimore blunders in the field — and Cleveland shook off losing ace Shane Bieber for at least a few weeks by extending the Orioles' road losing streak to 16 straight games with a 4-3 win Monday night.
A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday:
Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Shane Bieber won’t throw for at least two weeks because of a right shoulder strain, an injury that will further test Cleveland’s pitching depth.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber's season is suddenly on pause, leaving the Indians to survive for a while without their ace.
The AL's reigning Cy Young winner won't throw for at least two weeks because of a right shoulder strain, an injury that will further test Cleveland's pitching depth and could send the Indians, who have been competitive for 2 1/2 months, into a tailspin.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians hope another trip to the minors helps Triston McKenzie eventually stick in the majors.
The Indians optioned McKenzie to Triple-A Columbus for the fourth time this season on Sunday after the right-hander failed to get out of the first inning against Seattle a day earlier.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians postponed Saturday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays due to high winds, forcing Cleveland to play doubleheaders on consecutive days.
The team announced the postponement less than two hours before the first scheduled pitch at Progressive Field.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians outfielder Jordan Luplow was placed on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left ankle.
Luplow has been dealing with an ankle issue since training camp, and continued soreness and swelling over the past few days forced the Indians to make the move on Friday before opening a three-game series against Toronto.
DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Indians were on the right side of this no-hit bid.
Shane Bieber couldn't complete it, but his outstanding performance boosted a pitching staff that could use a lift.
DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Zach Plesac will not need surgery after breaking the thumb on his pitching hand while yanking off his undershirt following a rough outing.
“Other than it being broken, it was a pretty upbeat visit to the doctor," Indians manager Terry Francona said Wednesday.
DETROIT (AP) — Aaron Civale dominated the Detroit Tigers again, taking a shutout into the ninth inning in the Cleveland Indians' 4-1 victory Tuesday night.
Civale improved to 7-1, becoming the American League's first seven-game winner.
DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland Indians righty Zach Plesac was put on the 10-day injured list Tuesday, the result of breaking the thumb on his pitching hand while yanking off his undershirt after a rough outing.
CLEVELAND (AP) — On a night when Shane Bieber's pitch count climbed much faster than his strikeout total, he still came out on top.
That's why he's an ace, an All-Star and the reigning Cy Young winner...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Determined to put an embarrassing night of unwelcome history behind them, the Indians came out swinging Saturday night.
They hit back, and they hit hard.
César Hernández connected for a three-run triple, José Ramírez had two RBIs and Aaron Civale pitched seven strong innings to stay unbeaten as Cleveland rebounded after being no-hit for the second time in 24 days by belting the Cincinnati Reds 9-2...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A tiny crack in Roberto Pérez’s finger has turned into a large problem for the Indians.
Cleveland's two-time Gold Glove catcher will miss at least two months after surgery Friday on a fractured right ring finger...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians reinstated designated hitter Franmil Reyes from the paternity list and promoted outfielder Harold Ramirez from the taxi squad Monday before opening a four-game series against the Kansas City Royals...
CHICAGO (AP) — Shane Bieber wasn't sure where this ranked among his best performances. The AL Cy Young Award winner knew it was high on the list...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Aaron Civale allowed just three hits while dominating Detroit over 7 2/3 innings and was backed by five home runs, including Jordan Luplow's three-run shot, as the Cleveland Indians pounded the Tigers 11-3 on Saturday night...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said Wednesday he couldn't comment on his previous remarks about Mickey Callaway's conduct due to Major League Baseball's ongoing investigation into sexual harassment allegations against the team's former pitching coach...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Responding to claims the team protected Mickey Callaway, Indians manager Terry Francona said no one in the Cleveland organization “covered up” for the former pitching coach who's under investigation by Major League Baseball following allegations of sexual harassment...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona's feeling more fit and a little feisty. That's welcome news for the Cleveland Indians...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians went a step further than just putting Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac into quarantine.
They've been sent away from the team, and it's not known when they'll be back...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Before the Cleveland Indians make a definitive decision on changing their name, they'll listen to those they may have most offended over the past 105 years...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona is intrigued by some of the options being thrown by Major League Baseball to start the season at some point...
Adam Silver says he knows some fans can get upset with officiating, and he's going to work on that.
NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a fresh voice to shepherd their prized arms, the Mets found it in new manager Mickey Callaway...
NEW YORK (AP) — It appears the New York Mets have settled on their choice for a manager.
Several media outlets are reporting the team has offered the job to Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' lineup is at full power for Game 5. Edwin Encarnacion is back.
After missing two games with a sprained right ankle, Cleveland's cleanup hitter is in the lineup Wednesday night as the defending AL champions meet the New York Yankees in a decisive finale of the AL Division Series...
NEW YORK (AP) — Even on their days off, things keep going right for the Cleveland Indians.
Slugger Edwin Encarnacion is hoping to play again this postseason after spraining his right ankle during a frightening moment in Game 2 of the AL Division Series against the New York Yankees...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer made Aaron Judge look silly, and made his manager look like a genius...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Start with his stocky, stubby body that's out of place among the chiseled physiques in a major league clubhouse...
BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland Indians center fielder Austin Jackson made such a sensational catch, he drew a standing ovation — from the rival Red Sox fans at Fenway Park...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona viewed the mass of humanity from high above.
Four months ago, the Indians manager watched on a TV in his office at Progressive Field as Cleveland's streets overflowed during a joyous celebration honoring LeBron James and the Cavaliers for winning the NBA championship and stopping the city's 52-year title drought...