Latest Cal Quantrill News

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...

Last hurrah: Indians win final home game before name change

Sep. 27, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As they've done in countless ninth innings over decades, fans in Progressive Field stood to cheer during the final three outs. It was different Monday. They chanted “Let's Go Indians!" One last time. The...

Chang 3-run triple off Benintendi's glove, Indians beat KC

Sep. 21, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yu Chang hit a bases-loaded triple off left fielder Andrew Benintendi’s glove in the first inning, leading Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians to a 4-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Ernie Clement homered as the second-place...

Perez breaks Bench's home run record; Royals sweep Indians

Sep. 20, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his 46th home run, breaking Johnny Bench’s record for most by a catcher in a season to highlight the opener, then the Kansas City Royals completed a doubleheader sweep by beating the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Monday night. Perez hit a...

Indians pound out 14 hits, Quantrill cruises past Twins 12-3

Sep. 15, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cal Quantrill was cruising until a five-run seventh inning by his Cleveland teammates extended his stay in the dugout while waiting to return to the mound in Minnesota for the bottom of the frame. This was well worth the wait. ...

Triston McKenzie, Indians take 1st game; Twins gain DH split

Sep. 14, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Triston McKenzie was sent to Triple-A four times this season, as the lanky 24-year-old worked through some early struggles. Now Cleveland has another budding star pitcher, turning in one stellar start after another. McKenzie...

Indians snap 25-inning scoreless streak, beat Twins 4-1

Sep. 09, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes, Oscar Mercado and José Ramirez homered, and the Cleveland Indians scored for the first time in three games, beating the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Thursday night. Reyes’ two-run shot in the third inning against Andrew Albers snapped the...

Rookie Ryan shines as Twins hold Indians to 1 hit in 3-0 win

Sep. 08, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Ryan carried a perfect game into the seventh inning of his second big league appearance, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 on Wednesday night. Ryan, who was acquired in a July trade with Tampa Bay for slugger Nelson Cruz,...

Schwarber, Red Sox beat Indians 8-5 for 3rd straight win

Sep. 03, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a leadoff homer in the first inning, then delivered a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh that sent the Boston Red Sox over the Cleveland Indians 8-5 on Friday night. Hunter Renfroe added a three-run homer in the seventh as...

Indians' McKenzie shuts down Royals again in return from IL

Sep. 03, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Triston McKenzie limited Kansas City to a run and two hits over six innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Royals 4-2 Thursday night. Owen Miller hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning, plenty of support for McKenzie, who has dominated the...