Latest Chris Antonetti News

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...

Indians place RHP McKenzie on IL with shoulder fatigue

Aug. 25, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians placed right-handed pitcher Triston McKenzie on the 10-day injured list Wednesday because of shoulder fatigue. McKenzie dominated in winning his last two starts, allowing one run and three hits with 19 strikeouts in 15 innings. ...

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...

Bieber to throw off mound for first time since injury

Aug. 12, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber is scheduled to throw off a mound for the first time since straining his right shoulder June 13. President of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said the right-hander is expected to have a bullpen session Friday...

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,...

Busy at deadline, Indians trade OF Eddie Rosario to Braves

Jul. 31, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eddie Rosario had moments for the Indians. Not nearly enough of them. Reshuffling its roster with an eye toward the future with several deals before the trading deadline Friday, Cleveland traded Rosario to the Atlanta Braves, who needed another quality...

Deal 'em up! Scherzer, Turner, Bryant, Báez and Berríos move

Jul. 31, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

Max Scherzer and Trea Turner wearing Dodger blue, Kris Bryant heading to the Golden Gate. Javier Báez joining the Mets, Craig Kimbrel crossing town to the White Sox, José Berríos moving north of the border. Now this truly was an All-Star trade deadline day. ...

Indians' Francona steps down for rest of season, surgeries

Jul. 29, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona pushed his battered body to its absolute limit, doing even more damage. He needs to give himself a break — and time to heal. Cleveland's popular manager is stepping down for the remainder of this season to address...

White flag: Indians trade 2B Hernandez to 1st-place Sox

Jul. 29, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians probably can't catch the Chicago White Sox, so they're helping their AL Central rival. Cleveland traded second baseman Cesar Hernandez to the first-place White Sox on Thursday for minor league pitcher Konnor Pilkington — a move that...

Indians rally for 3-2 win, end 11-game losing skid to Rays

Jul. 25, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians showed the Rays they can mount a comeback, too. Bobby Bradley's sacrifice fly in the eighth inning capped Cleveland's late rally and sent the Indians to a 3-2 win on Sunday, snapping their losing streak against Tampa Bay at 11 games. ...