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Meadows hits 2 homers, Rays win 11th in row over Indians

Jul. 24, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Austin Meadows hit a pair of two-run homers, Ji-Man Choi had three RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Cleveland 8-2 on Saturday night, extending their winning streak over the Indians to 11 games. The Rays moved into a first-place tie with Boston in the AL...

Indians manager Francona sent home with head cold

Jul. 24, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona wasn't in the dugout Saturday night for Cleveland’s game against Tampa Bay because of a lingering head cold. Francona conducted his pregame press conference at Progressive Field before being sent home by the team’s...

Expectations soar in Cleveland after 2021 playoff appearance

Jul. 24, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

CLEVELAND BROWNS (12-6) CAMP SITE: Berea, Ohio LAST YEAR: Finally, the breakthrough. Despite a lack of traditional offseason due to the COVID-19 pandemic, first-year coach Kevin Stefanski helped the Browns end 18-year playoff drought. Then, with...

Browns rookie CB Newsome, WR Schwartz sign deals before camp

Jul. 24, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns rookie cornerback Greg Newsome, a first-round pick who could start this season, signed his contract Saturday. Rookie wide receiver Anthony Schwartz also signed. The third-round pick from Auburn has Olympic-level sprinter speed and could get a...

LEADING OFF: Indians changing team name to Guardians

Jul. 24, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ GUARDIANS OF THE GAME After more than 100 years, the Cleveland Indians are getting a new name — the team will be called the Guardians next season. The...

Cruz HR in Rays debut, Tampa Bay beats Cleveland 10th in row

Jul. 23, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a solo homer in his Tampa Bay debut and Joey Wendle delivered the go-ahead single in a six-run ninth inning as the Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 Friday night. On a day the Indians announced they will change their name to the...

LEADING OFF: Indians changing team name to Guardians

Jul. 23, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: ___ GUARDIANS OF THE GAME After more than 100 years, the Cleveland Indians are getting a new name — the team will be called the Guardians next season. ...

Cavaliers extend qualifying offer to C Jarrett Allen

Jul. 23, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers extended a qualifying offer Friday to center Jarrett Allen, making him a restricted free agent. The team had until Aug. 1 to make the offer to Allen, a 23-year-old acquired last season in a trade from Brooklyn and viewed as one of...

Guardians chosen as new name for Cleveland's baseball team

Jul. 23, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner Paul Dolan rarely paid much attention to the eight giant stone figures that seem to guard the city. They have new meaning, After...

Cleveland’s baseball team changing name from Indians to Guardians

Jul. 23, 2021 09:50 AM EDT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s baseball team changing name from Indians to Guardians.