Latest Cleveland Indians News

Kipnis hits walk-off homer in 10th as Indians edge Royals

Jun. 25, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis spun as he approached home plate and deftly avoided being soaked with ice water by teammate Francisco Lindor. Right now, Kipnis and the Indians are making all the right moves. Kipnis homered leading off the 10th inning as Cleveland continued its impressive June with a 3-2 win...

Bradley has RBI double in debut, Indians top Tigers 8-3

Jun. 23, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley was showered with applause when he ran onto the field, then soaked with beer upon returning to the home clubhouse. Both experiences were even better than he had imagined. Bradley doubled and drove in a run in his first major league plate appearance as the Cleveland Indians...

Power on: Indians recall slugger Bobby Bradley from minors

Jun. 23, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley has brought his big bat to the majors. The Indians recalled Bradley on Sunday from Triple-A Columbus, where he was leading the International League in home runs and causing Cleveland fans to question why he wasn't in a lineup needing power. The Indians, who are chasing AL...

Twins sign reliever Cody Allen to minor-league contract

Jun. 22, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have signed reliever Cody Allen to a minor-league contract, taking a crack at the former Cleveland Indians closer who was let go last week by the Los Angeles Angels. Allen signed a one-year, $8.5 million deal in January with the Angels, who released the right-hander...

Indians' Civale dazzles in MLB debut, stops Tigers 2-0

Jun. 22, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Aaron Civale didn't get much sleep before his major league debut. The 24-year-old right-hander looked wide-awake once he got to the mound. Civale dazzled, striking out the side to begin the game and allowing just two infield hits over six innings to pitch the Cleveland Indians to a 2-0...

Indians designate outfielder Leonys Martín for assignment

Jun. 22, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Leonys Martin's struggles at the plate forced the Indians to make a tough decision with the outfielder. Martín, who overcame a life-threatening bacterial infection last summer after arriving in a trade, was designated for assignment on Saturday. He was batting .199 with nine home runs...

Kipnis' triple, Naquin's defense lead Indians past Tigers

Jun. 22, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tyler Naquin started Cleveland's comeback with a home run and ended Detroit's with a game-saving defensive play. Naquin made a diving catch in right field to start an incredible double play in the ninth inning, and the Indians hung on for a 7-6 win over the Tigers on Friday night. Detroit...

Indians' Mike Clevinger on injured list with ankle sprain

Jun. 21, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger is confident his latest stint on the injured list will be a short one. The Cleveland Indians placed Clevinger on the 10-day IL prior to Friday night's game against Detroit because of a sprained left ankle. The right-hander was scheduled to start Saturday. Clevinger twisted...

Andrus helps Rangers, Minor to 4-2 victory over Indians

Jun. 20, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Elvis Andrus scored on a wild pitch after his RBI triple in the first inning, the Texas Rangers already were feeling pretty good because they had Mike Minor on the mound at home. Minor limited the Cleveland Indians to one run and three singles over eight innings after they had...

Kipnis homers twice in Indians' 10-4 win over Rangers

Jun. 20, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Kipnis is finding it difficult not to get excited after struggling at the plate for much of the season. The veteran second baseman hit two home runs, going back-to-back with Roberto Pérez during a five-run first inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers...