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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...

Mercado breaks tie with 2nd homer, Indians beat Tigers 8-6

Jul. 16, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians wanted to bounce back from a disappointing series against the Minnesota Twins. Oscar Mercado made certain they did. Cleveland's rookie outfielder hit his second home run of the game — a leadoff blast in the seventh inning — and the Indians continued to...

Kansas City Royals will extend protective netting at stadium

Jul. 15, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are planning to extend the netting at Kauffman Stadium to better protect fans. The decision comes after a young fan was struck by a hard-hit foul ball Sunday during the Royals' game against the Detroit Tigers. Spokesman Toby Cook told KSHB-TV the girl was kept...

Tigers buy Triple-A contract of pitcher Trevor Rosenthal

Jul. 15, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have bought the contract of pitcher Trevor Rosenthal from Triple-A Toledo. The right-hander was released by the Washington Nationals last month after going 0-1 with a 22.74 ERA in 12 appearances. He allowed 16 earned runs and eight hits with 15 walks in 6 1/3 innings....

Tigers plate 7 in 3rd, beat Royals 12-8 after Bailey trade

Jul. 14, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Tigers heard Kansas City was making a late pitching change about an hour before the first pitch, and what could have caused a bit of anxiety for a bunch of hitters turned out to be a just fine. Jeimer Candelario hit a bases-clearing double and Gordon Beckham added a two-run...

Starling, Keller send Royals to 4-1 win over Tigers

Jul. 13, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bubba Starling's first career hit was admittedly a little imperfect. Then again, so was his route to the majors. The hometown boy from nearby Gardner, Kansas, toiled away for more than seven years in the minors, more than once thinking about giving up the game. But he was finally...

Maldonado, Soler hit home runs, Royals beat Tigers 8-5

Jul. 13, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Martin Maldonado was as shocked as anyone by his tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning. "No, I thought it was a pop up," Maldonado said. "I've hit balls better than that and they've been caught, so I was happy to be rounding third base." Maldonado hit a solo homer off Detroit...

Price, Vazquez, Bogaerts lead Red Sox over Tigers for sweep

Jul. 7, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — David Price sent the Boston Red Sox sailing into the All-Star break with a bit of history Sunday. Price pitched one-run ball over five innings and the Red Sox finished off a three-game sweep of Detroit with a 6-3 win. The victory was the 150th of Price's career. "It will be cool to see that...

Betts, Benintendi lead Red Sox to 10-6 win over Tigers

Jul. 7, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — It has taken the Boston Red Sox a long time to win the first two games of their weekend series with the Detroit Tigers. They'd love to finish off a sweep quickly. "We've got one more game until the All-Star break," Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. "Let's come in here, take care of business...