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Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

Jul. 21, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor wasn't thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday. Instead, the All-Star shortstop was only concerned about the young child who was struck by a line drive he hit. In the latest instance this season around the majors...

Indians' Kluber throws off mound in comeback from broken arm

Jul. 21, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber threw 30 pitches in a bullpen session as the Cleveland right-hander continues his comeback from a broken forearm. Kluber threw off the mound for the second time Sunday since being struck on the right arm by a line drive on May 1 against Miami. Manager Terry Francona said the...

Dozier homers in 1st, Royals snap Indians' 6-game win streak

Jul. 20, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jakob Junis and the Kansas City Royals have been on a roll since the All-Star break. Hunter Dozier homered in the first inning and Junis pitched two-hit ball through six dominant innings as the Royals beat Cleveland 1-0 on Saturday night, snapping the Indians' six-game winning streak....

LEADING OFF: Heat wave, surging Giants and Indians, Gio back

Jul. 20, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BE CAREFUL The extreme heat gripping much of the country is having an effect around the major leagues. The Yankees and Rockies have called off most of the pregame activities for their afternoon game — New York is forecast to come close to its first...

Mercado gets 5 hits, Indians top Royals 10-5, 6th win in row

Jul. 20, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Oscar Mercado is giving the Cleveland Indians a major boost in his rookie season. Mercado went 5 for 5 and drove in two runs as the Indians won their sixth straight game, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-5 on Friday night. Mercado had an RBI double in the third inning and a run-scoring...

Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers

Jul. 19, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer tipped his cap after receiving a standing ovation when he walked to the dugout after being removed in the seventh inning. It might have been the right-hander's final appearance at home with the Cleveland Indians. Bauer struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings, José Ramírez hit...

Mike Clevinger strikes out 12 as Indians beat Tigers 7-2

Jul. 17, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger wanted to make the most of his strict pitch count as the strikeouts piled up. Clevinger matched his career high with 12 strikeouts and 100 pitches over six innings, as the Cleveland Indians continued their dominance of the Detroit Tigers with a 7-2 win on Wednesday night....

Kluber throws off mound for 1st time since breaking arm

Jul. 17, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians say pitcher Corey Kluber threw a successful bullpen session at Progressive Field, the right-hander's first time throwing from a mound since fracturing his right forearm on May 1. The team said the two-time Cy Young Award winner fired 20 fastballs, as scheduled, before...

Four Cleveland pitchers limit Detroit to one hit in 8-0 win

Jul. 17, 2019 1:15 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A single by Nicholas Castellanos in the fifth inning prevented Zach Plesac and three Cleveland Indians relievers from making history. Castellanos hit a grounder up the middle off Tyler Clippard for the only hit allowed by Cleveland in an 8-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday...

Indians' Kluber to throw off mound in return from injury

Jul. 16, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians say pitcher Corey Kluber will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday, his first appearance on a mound since breaking his right arm on May 1. The two-time Cy Young Award winner is on the 60-day injured list. He is scheduled to throw 20 fastballs at Progressive Field...