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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 trim Twins 7-5 to salvage AL Central series finale

Sep. 15, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — After getting rained out, beaten twice and nearly counted out, the Indians saved something from their biggest weekend this season. They're not finished yet. "We're going to keep fighting," said starter Shane Bieber. The Indians kept their faint hopes of winning the AL Central alive on...

Sanó's grand slam leads Twins to sweep of Indians

Sep. 15, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With one swing Miguel Sanó sent the Minnesota Twins to a doubleheader sweep and maybe a division title. Sanó's grand slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Twins grabbed firm control of the AL Central by beating the Cleveland Indians 9-5, completing the sweep of Saturday's...

Indians pitcher Carrasco cheered in return from leukemia

Sep. 1, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — This was no ordinary outing for Carlos Carrasco, and everyone at Tropicana Field knew it. The popular Cleveland Indians pitcher nicknamed Cookie made his return to the mound from leukemia Sunday and was applauded by both teams in a touching scene during Tampa Bay's 8-2 victory...

LEADING OFF: Indians minus Ramírez, Paxton-Sheffield

Aug. 28, 2019 4:36 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: MAKE DO José Ramírez's regular season is over. The postseason remains in play — if the Indians can make it without him. Cleveland's hard-hitting third baseman is expected to need five to seven weeks to recover after underdoing hand surgery....

Reyes homers in six-run seventh, Indians beat Tigers 10-1

Aug. 27, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Indians found out Tuesday that star third baseman Jose Ramirez will miss the rest of the regular season because of a wrist injury. They couldn't have picked a better place to get the news. Hours after the team announced Ramirez had undergone surgery, the Indians did what...

Indians' Ramírez has surgery, not ruled out for postseason

Aug. 27, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez's regular season is over. The postseason remains in play — if the Indians can make it without him. Cleveland's hard-hitting third baseman is expected to need five to seven weeks to recover after underdoing hand surgery Monday in New York. Ramírez, whose...

Indians lose Ramírez for playoff push with broken hand

Aug. 25, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have been dealt a major blow at the worst time possible. Their playoff chances have gone from hopeful to harmed. Third baseman José Ramírez, whose hitting tear has aligned with Cleveland's surge in the standings, will undergo surgery Monday on his broken...

Reyes hits 3-run homer, leads Indians to 4-2 win over Royals

Aug. 25, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes had his biggest hit with the Cleveland Indians. Yet Reyes and his teammates weren't in the mood to celebrate Saturday's victory over Kansas City because it might have come with a significant loss. Reyes hit a three-run homer that helped Cleveland to a 4-2 victory over the...

Indians Jose Ramirez leaves game with right wrist injury

Aug. 24, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez has been removed from the Indians' game against Kansas City with a right wrist injury. A team spokesman said Ramirez left Saturday's game in the first inning because of "discomfort." With two outs, Ramirez fouled off a 2-0 pitch from right-hander Glenn...