Latest Cleveland Indians News

Carter Hawkins joins Chicago Cubs as new general manager

Oct. 18, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Carter Hawkins was part of Cleveland's front office when the Indians lost to the Chicago Cubs in the 2016 World Series. He vividly remembers being on the team bus for the trip to the airport after Game 5. “We're just inching along, just barely going...

Ray Fosse, barreled by Rose at '70 All-Star Game, dies at 74

Oct. 13, 2021 22:17 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ray Fosse, the strong-armed catcher whose career was upended when he was bowled over by Pete Rose at the 1970 All-Star Game, has died. He was 74. Carol Fosse, his wife of 51 years, said in a statement online that Fosse died Wednesday after a...

Indians' Francona confident he'll return as manager in 2022

Oct. 06, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona is confident he'll return next season after missing most of the past two because of serious health issues. Francona was forced to step away from the club in late July to undergo hip replacement surgery as well as a...

Former GM and oldest former MLB player Robinson dies at 100

Oct. 05, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

BASTROP, Texas (AP) — Eddie Robinson, the oldest living former major league player whose more than six decades in professional baseball included being general manager for two teams, has died. He was 100. The Texas Rangers, the team for which Robinson was GM from...

Indians leave name behind as injury-riddled season ends

Oct. 04, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The storybook ending wasn't in the cards. The Indians finished more than 100 years of being called the Indians without another championship. The Cleveland Guardians inherit baseball's longest current World Series title drought — 73 seasons and...

Changing to Guardians: Indians close with 6-0 win at Texas

Oct. 03, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Civale allowed only three singles while pitching six scoreless innings, Yu Chang homered and the Cleveland Indians closed out their 107th and final season under that name with a 6-0 win over the 102-loss Texas Rangers on Sunday. The...

Lyles' pitching, Heim's homer lead Rangers past Indians 7-2

Oct. 02, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jordan Lyles closed his season by allowing only two hits in seven innings and rookie Jonah Heim broke a fourth-inning tie with a three-run home run to help the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Saturday night. Lyles (10-13) matched...

Indians beat Rangers 9-6 to clinch second in A.L. Central

Oct. 02, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Austin Hedges and Bobby Bradley homered, Jose Ramirez drove in three runs and rookie Eli Morgan won his third straight start as the Cleveland Indians drubbed the Texas Rangers 9-4 on Friday night. The Indians, playing the final series with the...

Bieber 3 solid innings, Indians avoid 3-game sweep by Royals

Oct. 01, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched three effective innings, Bradley Zimmer drove in three runs and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Royals star Salvador Perez, who left Wednesday’s game after...

Perez hits 48th homer, leaves hurt; Royals beat Indians 10-5

Sep. 30, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tied a Royals record with his 48th homer of the season before leaving with a sprained right ankle, and Kansas City went on to beat the Cleveland Indians 10-5 on Wednesday night. Perez, who already broke the big league record for...