Latest Josh Naylor News

Bieber's strong outing leads Guardians past Tigers, 5-2

Aug. 09, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched seven dominant innings, Oscar Gonzalez drove in two runs and the Cleveland Guardians beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Tuesday night for their third straight win. Bieber (7-6) allowed just four singles and a walk while striking out eight. Amed Rosario...

Verlander wins MLB-leading 15th game, Astros blank Cleveland

Aug. 04, 2022 23:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings for his MLB-leading 15th victory, Chas McCormick and Martin Maldonado each homered and had three RBIs, and the AL West-leading Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Guardians 6-0 Thursday night. Verlander (15-3), making...

Rosario's hit in 11th give Guardians 6-5 win over Arizona

Aug. 02, 2022 00:30 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Amed Rosario homered early and singled in the winning run in the 11th inning for his third hit of the game as the Cleveland Guardians beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Monday night. Rosario hit a line drive past a diving Christian Walker at first base and into...

Hedges drives in 2 to break tie, put Guardians over Rays 5-3

Jul. 31, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Hedges had a tiebreaking two-run single in the fifth inning to help the Cleveland Guardians beat All-Star Game starter Shane McClanahan and the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Sunday. Cleveland won its first series against the Rays since August 2017 and...

LEADING OFF: J-Rod hurt, Judge rules, Mets rolling

Jul. 31, 2022 02:37 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ FINGERS CROSSED The playoff-hopeful Seattle Mariners are holding their collective breath that All-Star rookie Julio Rodríguez isn't seriously injured. Rodríguez was hit on the...

Guardians' Josh Naylor out with unusual right ankle injury

Jul. 30, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Guardians breakout slugger Josh Naylor was held out of Cleveland's game Saturday after experiencing numbness in the same right ankle he severely injured in June of 2021. Naylor was scratched from the lineup before a 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays, and...

Lowe and Díaz homer, Rays beat Guardians 6-4

Jul. 30, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe and Yandy Díaz homered as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cleveland Guardians 6-4 on Saturday. The Rays had dropped two consecutive games, getting one run and 10 singles in 18 innings over the stretch. “The offense came out hot...

Naylor homer in 9th sends Guardians past stumbling Red Sox

Jul. 27, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Josh Naylor hit a solo home run in the ninth inning and the Cleveland Guardians took advantage of three errors by Boston first baseman Franchy Cordero to beat the Red Sox 7-6 Wednesday night. “I live for those opportunities,” Naylor said. “I worked on those as a...

Jones homers for Guardians to spoil Papi's return to Fenway

Jul. 26, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Guardians rookie Nolan Jones politely asked reporters to wait so he could text his father a picture of the souvenir baseball he is bringing home from Fenway Park. Not the one from his home run — a three-run shot that was just the second homer of Jones' major league...

Guardians' Plesac throws ball out of Fenway, Bosox end skid

Jul. 26, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland pitcher Zach Plesac threw the ball completely out of Fenway Park as the grounds crew began to roll the tarp onto the field, and the Boston Red Sox ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Guardians 3-1 Monday night. With a light rain falling, Yolmer...