Latest Mike Clevinger News

Clevinger fans 10, Indians tame Yankees 8-4 for 4-game split

Aug. 18, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Freeman found out Saturday night he was going to pick up a rare start in place of Cleveland Indians star infielder José Ramírez. A couple of hours before Sunday's game, the 32-year-old career minor leaguer took a walk out to an empty Monument Park in Yankee Stadium to check...

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Williamsport, CC faces Indians

Aug. 18, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: LITTLE BIG LEAGUE Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs take on Josh Bell and the Pittsburgh Pirates in prime time at the MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Cubs left-hander José Quintana (10-7, 4.11 ERA) is 6-0 in eight starts since his...

Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat Indians 6-5

Aug. 17, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Again, again and again, the New York Yankees kept hammering away. At the umpires — and the Cleveland Indians, too. Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the Yankees threw another severe temper tantrum Saturday, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team...

Indians turn around slow start, surge back into contention

Aug. 14, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' clubhouse is buzzing with activity about three hours before a three-game series opener against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox, whose season could be over by October. For a stretch, Cleveland's postseason plans were in serious doubt. As players kill time...

Lindor's base-running gaffe helps BoSox edge Indians 7-6

Aug. 14, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor made a major blunder and owned it. "I messed up," the All-Star shortstop said. "It's a rookie mistake." Lindor's over-aggressive base running in the ninth inning sabotaged Cleveland's bid at another dramatic win, and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered in the 10th inning as the...

Indians top BoSox 6-5 on Santana walk-off, 1st in AL Central

Aug. 13, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The comeback's complete. Four months later, the Indians are again atop the AL Central. Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning as Cleveland continued its stunning climb with a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston Red Sox on Monday night, moving the Indians into sole possession...

LEADING OFF: Nats-Mets open series, Yanks-Jays slugfest

Aug. 9, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: UNEXPECTED IN THE EAST The Nationals and Mets begin a three-game series in Queens with surprising significance considering both teams have been more than 10 games below .500 this season. Washington now leads the NL wild-card race, and New York is only 2 1/2...

Indians hold on to take series opener from Twins, 7-5

Aug. 9, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trying to ice his arm and knee in the clubhouse after his night was done, Mike Clevinger screamed at the television after each up and down for Cleveland just like a fan watching the tense finish at home. The scene in Minnesota was befitting of the postseason, intensifying an AL Central...

LEADING OFF: Nats-Mets open series, Yanks-Jays slugfest

Aug. 9, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: UNEXPECTED IN THE EAST The Nationals and Mets begin a three-game series in Queens with surprising significance considering both teams have been more than 10 games below .500 this season. Washington now leads the NL wild-card race, and New York is only 2 1/2...

Twins lose DH Cruz to strained wrist in opener vs. Indians

Aug. 8, 2019 10:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Designated hitter Nelson Cruz has a strained left wrist that forced him out of Minnesota's game in the fourth inning, after a swing and a miss at a pitch from Cleveland's Mike Clevinger in the opener of a key series between the AL Central front-runners. Cruz grimaced immediately after...