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Quiet GM meetings end without hint of CBA resolution

Nov. 11, 2021 16:31 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — A looming lockout at the expiration of baseball's collective bargaining agreement Dec. 1 didn't change much at the general manager's meetings this week. “I’m not part of the negotiating team, so I mean, business as usual for us,” Yankees...

No Sprite, no spite: Braves' Anthopoulos beaming as WS champ

Nov. 10, 2021 20:41 PM EST

CARSLBAD, Calif. (AP) — Stuck at home while his Atlanta Braves won the World Series last week, Alex Anthopoulos wasn't sure how to celebrate when his two young kids offered an idea: “They wanted us to pull out the Sprite and spray it all over the place,” he said. ...

Indians exercise option on 3B Ramírez, hire hitting coach

Nov. 05, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have a new hitting coach. José Ramírez hardly needs one. Cleveland picked up the All-Star third baseman's $12 million contract option for 2022 on Friday after he had another MVP-caliber season. One of baseball's best...

LEADING OFF: La Russa & Baker, Red Sox vs Rays as ALDS begin

Oct. 07, 2021 03:46 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ THAT '70s SHOW Two septuagenarians will be on the bench when Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa and the Chicago White Sox face the Houston Astros and skipper Dusty Baker...

Indians' Francona confident he'll return as manager in 2022

Oct. 06, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona is confident he'll return next season after missing most of the past two because of serious health issues. Francona was forced to step away from the club in late July to undergo hip replacement surgery as well as a...

Indians leave name behind as injury-riddled season ends

Oct. 04, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The storybook ending wasn't in the cards. The Indians finished more than 100 years of being called the Indians without another championship. The Cleveland Guardians inherit baseball's longest current World Series title drought — 73 seasons and...

Giolito's 6 scoreless innings leads White Sox past Indians

Sep. 26, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched six scoreless innings, Eloy Jiménez had a two-run single and the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Sunday. Chicago clinched its first Central title since 2008 by beating the Indians in a...

LEADING OFF: Cleveland plays final home game as Indians

Sep. 26, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ LAST TIME Cleveland will play its final home game as the Indians, the team’s nickname since 1915. The club will be called the Cleveland Guardians next season. ...