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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor (12) exits the batting cage before Game 2 of an American League wild-card baseball series against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

Indians' early October exit could be followed by Lindor's

Oct. 1, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As Francisco Lindor played in the longest nine-inning game in history, a nearly five-hour endurance test that ended in an empty stadium on October's first morning, he considered it may have been his last game with Cleveland. “It crossed my mind,” he said. He wasn't alone. And...

New York Yankees DJ LeMahieu bats during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. LeMahieu is in line to win the American League batting title. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

A capsule look at the Yankees-Indians playoff series

Sep. 29, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

A capsule look at the best-of-three playoff series between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians in Cleveland beginning Tuesday night: ___ NEW YORK YANKEES Record: 33-27. Playoff Entry: second place, AL East. Playoff Seed: No. 5. Manager: Aaron Boone (third season). Projected Rotation: RHP Gerrit Cole (7-3,...

Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez watches his double off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Nik Turley during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Cleveland, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Indians rally past Pirates, will host Yankees in playoffs

Sep. 27, 2020 8:19 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are staying home for the first round of the postseason — and the New York Yankees are coming to town. Carlos Santana had four RBIs and delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh inning as the Indians rallied for an 8-6 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Shane Bieber delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Bieber lowers ERA to 1.63, Indians top White Sox 3-2

Sep. 23, 2020 11:05 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber lowered his ERA to 1.63 in his final regular-season start, the lowest in the American League since Luis Tiant’s 1.60 for Cleveland in 1968, and Jordan Luplow hit a game-ending home run that gave the Indians a 3-2 win over Chicago on Wednesday night. The loss dropped the...

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Chicago White Sox pitcher Jace Fry during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Santana's homer lifts Indians to win, brink of playoff berth

Sep. 21, 2020 11:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians left Progressive Field on the brink of a playoff berth and went home. The party's on hold. In 2020, little goes as planned. “Everything is awkward this year," acting manager Sandy Alomar Jr. said. “So you can add that to it.” Carlos Santana's two-run homer...

Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez (11) hits a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Ramirez helps Indians snap skid with 10-3 win over Tigers

Sep. 17, 2020 11:11 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Shane Bieber and the birthday boy helped the Cleveland Indians end their skid. Bieber took a shutout into the eighth inning, Jose Ramirez homered twice on his 28th birthday and the Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 10-3 on Thursday night. Cleveland snapped an eight-game losing streak. The...

Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz, right, celebrates with Max Kepler after Cruz hit a home run during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Cruz, Twins power up again in 7-5 win against Indians

Sep. 13, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit his 16th homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5 on Sunday to complete a sweep of their weekend series. Marwin Gonzalez, Ryan Jeffers and Josh Donaldson also connected, helping Minnesota win for the 10th time in 12 games. The Twins have multiple...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach Plesac delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Plesac solid for 7, Indians hand Royals seventh loss in row

Sep. 7, 2020 10:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach Plesac's return has been just what he wanted, and exactly what the Indians needed. Plesac won his second straight start since returning to Cleveland's rotation after a demotion for breaking team COVID-19 protocols, leading the Indians to a 5-2 victory over Kansas City on Monday night...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Triston McKenzie winds up during the first inning of the team's baseball game  against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

McKenzie, Naquin propel Indians to 5-0 win over Royals

Sep. 2, 2020 11:43 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Triston McKenzie tossed six innings of three-hit ball to celebrate his 23rd birthday, Tyler Naquin hit a pair of homers for the only runs of the game, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 on Wednesday night. McKenzie (2-0) needed just 81 pitches thanks to six...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach Plesac throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Indians' Plesac returns with 6 solid innings vs Royals

Sep. 2, 2020 12:22 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zach Plesac returned to the Indians with six solid innings after being punished for breaking coronavirus protocols, and Cleveland beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 Tuesday night. The right-handed Plesac (2-1) allowed a run and four hits, striking out six and walking none. The...