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October outsiders: Indians' final comeback falls short

Sep. 30, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians made one stirring comeback after another through a season scattered with adversity, misfortune, and unexpected challenges. Their last one fell short. They're stubbornly sitting out the postseason for the first time since 2015. "We were on the run, and I just wanted to play in...

Nats top Indians 8-2, head to playoffs on 8-game win streak

Sep. 29, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been more than a century since a major league team went from 12 games under .500 to as many wins as the Washington Nationals accumulated this season. And the Nationals are surging into the playoffs, running their winning streak to a year-high eight games with an 8-2 victory Sunday...

A's clinch wild card spot, tied with Rays after loss to M's

Sep. 28, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Even in the aftermath of a loss that could end up costing them in the race to host the AL wild-card game, the party raged on in the Oakland Athletics clubhouse. Why not? For the second straight year, the A's have found their way into the postseason. "It feels amazing. It feels like this is...

Indians out of AL wild-card chasse after 8-2 loss at Nats

Sep. 28, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians' clubhouse was quiet as can be, nearly cleared out. The TVs were all off. No music. No conversation. The meaningful part of their season is done. Manager Terry Francona and the Indians will miss out on the playoffs for the first time since 2015, eliminated from the...

Rays beat Jays 6-2, back in playoffs for 1st time since 2013

Sep. 28, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, clinching an AL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night behind Tommy Pham's two-run homer and 4 1/3 hitless innings from Tyler Glasnow. Tampa Bay will play Oakland in the wild-card...

LEADING OFF: A's, Rays try to clinch, Brewers keep pushing

Sep. 27, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: AL WILD CARD Oakland and Tampa Bay could clinch the AL wild-card spots and close out Cleveland. Francisco Lindor and the Indians put themselves in danger by losing 8-0 to the White Sox on Thursday night. The loss dropped them two games behind the Rays for the...

Indians fall to Chisox, 2 games back in WC race with 3 left

Sep. 27, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Facing a rookie pressed into his first major league start, the Cleveland Indians seemed set up to do some damage. Instead, their playoff chances took a huge hit. Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez and the Indians were blanked on four hits Thursday night in an 8-0 loss to the Chicago White Sox....

Indians drop in wild-card race, fall to Chisox; Twins clinch

Sep. 26, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cleveland Indians know they have little margin for error this late in the AL wild-card race. They made one too many Wednesday night. Shane Bieber got tagged early and the Indians lost ground in the wild-card chase, falling to the Chicago White Sox 8-3. Their second defeat in the last...

Indians move into tie for 2nd wild card, beat Phillies 10-1

Sep. 22, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have overcome injuries and setbacks throughout season and remained in the playoff race. The outcome will be decided in the final week. Cleveland moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 10-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night. The Indians...

Indians beat Phillies 5-2, remain tied for 2nd AL wild card

Sep. 21, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are thriving under the pressure of playoff-race baseball. Philadelphia? Not so much. Carlos Carrasco got his first save in five years, and Cleveland beat the Phillies 5-2 Friday night to remain tied with Tampa Bay for the second AL wild card at 91-63. Cleveland trails AL...