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Indians 3B Ramírez out with broken hand for playoff push

Aug. 25, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have been dealt a major blow at the worst time possible. Third baseman José Ramírez, whose hitting tear has aligned with Cleveland's surge in the standings, needs surgery on his broken right hand and will be sidelined indefinitely as the Indians try to catch...

Reyes hits 3-run homer, leads Indians to 4-2 win over Royals

Aug. 25, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes had his biggest hit with the Cleveland Indians. Yet Reyes and his teammates weren't in the mood to celebrate Saturday's victory over Kansas City because it might have come with a significant loss. Reyes hit a three-run homer that helped Cleveland to a 4-2 victory over the...

Indians Jose Ramirez leaves game with right wrist injury

Aug. 24, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez has been removed from the Indians' game against Kansas City with a right wrist injury. A team spokesman said Ramirez left Saturday's game in the first inning because of "discomfort." With two outs, Ramirez fouled off a 2-0 pitch from right-hander Glenn...

Hand, Lindor lead Indians past Royals 4-1

Aug. 23, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

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 defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Friday night. Hand had blown three consecutive saves and allowed seven earned...

Syndergaard, Mets sweep Indians 2-0 for 5th win in row

Aug. 23, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The only thing that stopped Noah Syndergaard was the weather. Syndergaard retired the first 16 hitters and allowed two hits over six dominant innings before a heavy storm interrupted him, and the New York Mets beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Thursday night in a rain-shortened game for their...

Davis, Mets helped by Indians' mental lapse, win 4-3 in 10

Aug. 22, 2019 3:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Needing a break, the New York Mets watched Cleveland hand it to them — Brad Hand, especially. The Indians All-Star closer failed to cover first base on what could've been a game-ending double play, and moments later J.D. Davis lined an RBI single that capped a two-run rally in the...

Giolito's 3-hit shutout gives White Sox 4-0 win over Twins

Aug. 21, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have been in first place in the AL Central for all but 13 days this season, a perch the Chicago White Sox have been aiming for during this extended rebuilding project. If they can make that big jump in 2020, Lucas Giolito will surely be a major factor. Giolito pitched...

LEADING OFF: Kluber shut down, Mets making moves

Aug. 21, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: KLUBOT POWERS BACK DOWN Indians ace Corey Kluber has been shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained during his comeback from a broken arm. Kluber was pulled from a minor league start for Triple-A Columbus at Charlotte on Sunday...

Callaway beats former boss as surging Mets top Indians 9-2

Aug. 21, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Commit a mistake against the New York Mets these days and they are poised to make you pay. Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking homer moments after an embarrassing error by Cleveland Indians left fielder Oscar Mercado, and the resurgent Mets rolled from there to a 9-2 victory Tuesday night....

Mets open crucial homestand with 9-2 win over Indians

Aug. 20, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking homer moments after an embarrassing error by Cleveland Indians left fielder Oscar Mercado, and the resurgent New York Mets rolled from there to a 9-2 victory Tuesday night. J.D. Davis also went deep and Steven Matz (8-7) permitted only one earned run in 6...