Latest Terry Francona News

LEADING OFF: Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Cole ailing

Sep. 08, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ COOPERSTOWN CALLING Derek Jeter, Larry Walker, Ted Simmons and the late Marvin Miller will be enshrined at the Hall of Fame, a year after the induction ceremonies were called...

Gant wins, Rooker homers as Twins blank Indians 3-0

Sep. 07, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the Twins' expectant fathers delivered. Hours after manager Rocco Baldelli's wife gave birth, Brent Rooker homered as he awaits a call from home for an arriving baby and Minnesota beat Cleveland 3-0 on Tuesday night, spoiling Indians starter...

Indians manager Terry Francona resting after toe surgery

Sep. 07, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manger Terry Francona is resting comfortably after undergoing toe surgery, his second operation since stepping aside for the season in July. Francona, who had hip replacement surgery in August, had the procedure Tuesday at the Cleveland Clinic....

Indians manager Francona to have toe surgery Tuesday

Sep. 06, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will undergo surgery on his left big toe on Tuesday at Cleveland Clinic. The 62-year-old Francona stepped down for the season July 29 and had hip replacement surgery a few days later. He has been doing rehab work...

Araúz recalled, hits 3-run homer to lift BoSox past Indians

Aug. 27, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jonathan Araúz arrived late to the ballpark — and right on time for the Red Sox. Araúz hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning after being recalled before the game due to Boston's COVID-19 case, sending the Red Sox to a 4-3 win on Friday night...

Reyes' 451-foot homer leads Indians past Rangers 7-2

Aug. 25, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes drove a 451-foot home run into the left field bleachers — one of four solo homers hit by Cleveland — and the Indians beat the Texas Rangers 7-2 on Wednesday night. Reyes’ blast off Wes Benjamin in the seventh landed about two-thirds...

Quantrill, Indians beat Angels 3-0 in Little League Classic

Aug. 23, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Cal Quantrill pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Amed Rosario launched an early homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 in the Little League Classic on Sunday night. As the rain held off, youngsters in town for the...

Moreland 2 HRs, Bassitt AL-high 12th W, A's bop Indians 17-0

Aug. 12, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mitch Moreland homered twice, Chris Bassitt posted his AL-leading 12th win and the Oakland Athletics routed the Cleveland Indians 17-0 on Thursday for their seventh straight victory. By the end, the only drama involved Matt Chapman, who walked in his...

Cabrera gets day off; Zimmer HR lifts Indians past Tigers

Aug. 08, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Cabrera got a planned day off in pursuit of his 500th career home run, and the Cleveland Indians, sparked by Bradley Zimmer’s tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, defeated the Detroit Tigers 7-5 on Sunday. Cabrera, who has 498 homers,...

Ryu wins 1st Toronto start in Canada as Jays top Indians 7-2

Aug. 03, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Hyun Jin Ryu pitched seven solid innings in his first start for Toronto on Canadian soil, George Springer and Teoscar Hernandez homered and the Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Tuesday night. Ryu waited more than a year and a half to take the...