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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...

McKenzie's 8 Ks, Maile's HR puts Guardians over Astros 1-0

Aug. 07, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie held Houston to two hits and struck out eight in eight innings, Luke Maile homered for the first time in three years and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Houston Astros 1-0 on Sunday. McKenzie (8-8) retired 15 straight hitters before...

Quantrill throws 6 shutout innings, Guardians top Astros 4-1

Aug. 06, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cal Quantrill tossed six scoreless innings and Amed Rosario had a two-run single, lifting the Cleveland Guardians to a 4-1 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Saturday night. All-Star José Ramírez added two hits and an RBI, and Andres Gimenez and...

Guardians designate slumping Franmil Reyes for assignment

Aug. 06, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes, who began the season as the cleanup hitter for the Cleveland Guardians, was designated for assignment Saturday. The 27-year-old outfielder/designated hitter had been optioned to Triple-A Columbus earlier in the week after batting .213 with nine home...

Mancini hits 2 HRs, Astros roll past Guardians 9-3

Aug. 05, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trey Mancini hit two home runs, including his first career grand slam, and drove in five runs, leading the Houston Astros over the Cleveland Guardians 9-3 on Friday night. Astros manager Dusty Baker tested positive for COVID-19 prior to the game. Baker held his...

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 hits 450-foot homer, Guardians top Diamondbacks 7-4

Aug. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Amed Rosario hit a mammoth three-run homer and rookie Oscar Gonzalez added a solo shot, sending the Cleveland Guardians to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Rosario’s career-long, 450-foot drive to dead center was the longest of the season...

Walker hits 3-run homer, Diamondbacks beat Guardians 6-3

Aug. 03, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Christian Walker hit a three-run homer, Alek Thomas had a two-run double and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Cleveland Guardians 6-3 on Tuesday night to stop a four-game losing streak. Carson Kelly hit a solo homer, had three hits and scored two...

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...