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Cleveland Indians pitcher Zach Plesac throws against the Detroit Tigers in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Indians hold on in 9th for 1-0 victory over Tigers

Sep. 18, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Zach Plesac pitched impressively into the eighth inning, and Brad Hand worked out of a jam in the ninth to send the Cleveland Indians to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Francisco Lindor drove in the game's only run with a fifth-inning sacrifice fly, and Plesac (4-2)...

Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) celebrates with teammates after driving in the winning run during the 10th inning against the Cleveland Indians in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Mark Black)

Báez single gives Cubs 4th straight win, 3-2 over Indians

Sep. 17, 2020 1:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Báez's RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to their fourth straight win, 3-2 over the Cleveland Indians, on Wednesday night in a game that was briefly delayed when a drone entered Wrigley Field and landed on the outfield grass. Automatic runner Ian Happ advanced...

Chicago Cubs' Cameron Maybin reacts after being hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, scoring the winning run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, Sept.15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

Cubs walk off over Indians on consecutive HBPs

Sep. 16, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras and Cameron Maybin were plunked by consecutive pitches from Cleveland reliever Nick Wittgren in the ninth inning, forcing home the winning run as the Chicago Cubs beat the Indians 6-5 Tuesday night. Cleveland's Francisco Lindor hit a tying, two-run homer in the top of the...

Minnesota Twins pitcher Sergio Romo throws to a Cleveland Indians batter during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Minneapolis. The Twins won 3-1. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Twins' Romo suspended for jawing with Indians SS Lindor

Sep. 12, 2020 7:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twins reliever Sergio Romo was suspended for one game by Major League Baseball on Saturday for jawing with Indians star Francisco Lindor. Romo and Lindor also were fined for the incident, which occurred during Minnesota's 3-1 victory Friday night. Romo decided to serve his suspension...

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kenta Maeda throws to a Cleveland Indians batter during the first inning of a game Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)

Buxton, Twins hand Bieber 1st loss, beat Indians 3-1

Sep. 12, 2020 1:00 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The best pitcher in baseball this season by so many measures, Cleveland's Shane Bieber has made so few mistakes. Byron Buxton prepared himself for the rare occasion and sent a misplaced slider into the empty seats on the first pitch he saw. Buxton hit a two-run homer and Kenta Maeda...

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Brady Singer delivers in the seventh inning of the baseball team's game against the Cleveland Indians, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Singer flirts with no-hitter for 8, Royals beat Indians 11-1

Sep. 10, 2020 9:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brady Singer's bid at history turned to heartbreak in one pitch. "I had all the confidence in the world we were going to see it happen,” Royals manager Mike Matheny said. Singer allowed just one hit — a two-out single to Austin Hedges through an infield shift in the eighth...

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy delivers in the second inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Duffy pitches Royals to 3-0 win over Indians

Sep. 9, 2020 10:53 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched four-hit ball into the sixth inning and snapped a winless streak of nearly six years in Cleveland as the Kansas City Royals beat the Indians 3-0 on Wednesday night. Adalberto Mondesi had an RBI single in the sixth and Edward Olivares and Nicky Lopez drove in runs in the...

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Scott Barlow is congratulated by Cam Gallagher after the Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-6 in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Royals snap seven-game losing skid, beat Indians 8-6

Sep. 8, 2020 11:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Maikel Franco drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and had an RBI single in the ninth as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 8-6 Tuesday night to snap a seven-game losing streak. Whit Merrifield hit a three-run homer and Cam Gallagher had an RBI...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach Plesac delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Plesac solid for 7, Indians hand Royals seventh loss in row

Sep. 7, 2020 10:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Zach Plesac's return has been just what he wanted, and exactly what the Indians needed. Plesac won his second straight start since returning to Cleveland's rotation after a demotion for breaking team COVID-19 protocols, leading the Indians to a 5-2 victory over Kansas City on Monday night...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Triston McKenzie winds up during the first inning of the team's baseball game  against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

McKenzie, Naquin propel Indians to 5-0 win over Royals

Sep. 2, 2020 11:43 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Triston McKenzie tossed six innings of three-hit ball to celebrate his 23rd birthday, Tyler Naquin hit a pair of homers for the only runs of the game, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 on Wednesday night. McKenzie (2-0) needed just 81 pitches thanks to six...