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Indians win 15th straight over Tigers with 7-2 victory

Sep. 18, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' dominance of Detroit is reaching a historic level. Cleveland beat the Tigers for the 15th straight time, a 7-2 victory Tuesday night that improved the Indians to 16-1 in the season series — with a loss at Comerica Park With two more games left in the series this week,...

2B Kipnis breaks hand, a blow to Indians' playoff chances

Sep. 17, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' postseason chances have been dealt another blow — second baseman Jason Kipnis has a broken right hand. Kipnis will need surgery on the fractured hamate bone, the same injury that has kept third baseman José Ramírez out of Cleveland's lineup for weeks. The team...

Indians trim Twins 7-5 to salvage AL Central series finale

Sep. 15, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — After getting rained out, beaten twice and nearly counted out, the Indians saved something from their biggest weekend this season. They're not finished yet. "We're going to keep fighting," said starter Shane Bieber. The Indians kept their faint hopes of winning the AL Central alive on...

Sanó's grand slam leads Twins to sweep of Indians

Sep. 15, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With one swing Miguel Sanó sent the Minnesota Twins to a doubleheader sweep and maybe a division title. Sanó's grand slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Twins grabbed firm control of the AL Central by beating the Cleveland Indians 9-5, completing the sweep of Saturday's...

Twins-Indians opener postponed, doubleheader Saturday

Sep. 13, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis found a silver lining under the dark clouds — and the rain. After the opener of a three-game AL Central showdown series between Minnesota and Cleveland was washed out Friday night because of thunderstorms, Kipnis said playing a doubleheader on Saturday may benefit the...

Bieber thrills his local fans in Indians' 6-2 win over Halos

Sep. 10, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The chants of "Let's go, Bieber!" rolled out of the Angel Stadium stands before Shane Bieber had even thrown a pitch. The raucous cheers continued all night long, and they culminated in that rarest of baseball honors: a curtain call for a visiting player. Although the Cleveland...

Indians use 4-run 11th to top Twins 6-2, cut lead to 5½

Sep. 7, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Following a 13th defeat in 22 games, Cleveland manager Terry Francona decided to deliver a brief pep talk before taking the road for a pivotal series in Minnesota. With time running out in this race, the Indians responded to the skipper's address and took one back from the first-place...

López pitches 1-hitter, White Sox beat sliding Indians 7-1

Sep. 5, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis thinks now is the time for the Cleveland Indians to start looking like a playoff team. What may be their last chance starts Friday night with a series at the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins. Chicago right-hander Reynaldo López pitched a one-hitter against the Indians...

White Sox spoil Carrasco's home return, beat Indians 6-5

Sep. 3, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco's return to Progressive Field didn't produce the results he wanted. Carrasco received a standing ovation in his first appearance at home since being diagnosed with leukemia, but gave up home runs to James McCann and Eloy Jiménez in the eighth inning that lifted the...

Santana, Reyes lead Indians past White Sox 11-3

Sep. 3, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona said the Indians' game against Chicago was painful to watch, but the outcome was worth it. Carlos Santana homered, Franmil Reyes had a three-run double and Cleveland overcome eight walks and two errors in an 11-3 win over the White Sox on Sunday. "I've got...