Latest Austin Hedges News

White Sox clinch AL Central with victory over Indians

Sep. 23, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tony La Russa stood in the dugout, soaking in the moment as the Chicago White Sox celebrated winning their first AL Central title since 2008. The Hall of Fame manager came out of retirement for moments like this, but it was still hard for him to believe...

Sánchez error leads to 7-run inning, Indians drop Yanks 11-3

Sep. 18, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez failed to catch a foul popup that led to a seven-run fifth inning capped by Andrés Giménez’s three-run homer, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Yankees 11-3 on Saturday to drop New York out of a playoff position. “Definitely a play...

Triston McKenzie, Indians take 1st game; Twins gain DH split

Sep. 14, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Triston McKenzie was sent to Triple-A four times this season, as the lanky 24-year-old worked through some early struggles. Now Cleveland has another budding star pitcher, turning in one stellar start after another. McKenzie...

Indians snap 25-inning scoreless streak, beat Twins 4-1

Sep. 09, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes, Oscar Mercado and José Ramirez homered, and the Cleveland Indians scored for the first time in three games, beating the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Thursday night. Reyes’ two-run shot in the third inning against Andrew Albers snapped the...

Schwarber, Red Sox beat Indians 8-5 for 3rd straight win

Sep. 03, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a leadoff homer in the first inning, then delivered a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh that sent the Boston Red Sox over the Cleveland Indians 8-5 on Friday night. Hunter Renfroe added a three-run homer in the seventh as...

Hedges' 11th-inning bloop lifts Indians over Royals 5-3

Sep. 02, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Austin Hedges popped an RBI single just out of reach of first baseman Carlos Santana for the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 Wednesday night. “I had a good feeling,” Hedges said...

Indians catcher Ramos out for year with torn knee ligaments

Aug. 30, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians catcher Wilson Ramos will require season-ending surgery for torn ligaments in his left knee, the team said Monday. Ramos tore his ACL and MCL in the seventh inning of Cleveland's win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. He fielded a weak hit in...

Indians get obstruction call in 8th, rally past Red Sox 7-5

Aug. 29, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Oscar Mercado was awarded home plate on a fielder’s obstruction call for the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied past the Boston Red Sox 7-5 Sunday. The Indians trailed 4-0 and didn’t have a hit against Boston rookie...

Martinez hits 3-run homer in 10th, Red Sox beat Indians 5-3

Aug. 28, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning off Nick Wittgren and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 on Saturday night. Martinez, who broke out of an 0-for-20 slump with three hits, drove a 2-1 pitch into the seats in right...

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...