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Busy at deadline, Indians trade OF Eddie Rosario to Braves

Jul. 31, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eddie Rosario had moments for the Indians. Not nearly enough of them. Reshuffling its roster with an eye toward the future with several deals before the trading deadline Friday, Cleveland traded Rosario to the Atlanta Braves, who needed another quality...

ChiSox rally for 6-4 win over Indians after getting Kimbrel

Jul. 31, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tim Anderson delivered a tiebreaking single, José Abreu was hit in the head by a pitch with the bases loaded and the Chicago White Sox rallied for two runs in the eighth inning to top the Cleveland Indians 6-4 on Friday night after acquiring All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel...

Indians acquire OF Straw from Astros for RHP Maton

Jul. 30, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians made another trade just before the deadline Friday, sending reliever Phil Maton to the AL West-leading Houston Astros for outfielder Myles Straw. Cleveland, which dealt second baseman Cesar Hernandez and outfielder Eddie Rosario in separate...

Indians get LHP Battenfield from Rays for Luplow, Johnson

Jul. 30, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians capped a whirlwind few hours before the trading deadline Friday by sending outfielder Jordan Luplow and right-hander DJ Johnson to the Tampa Bay Rays for minor league pitcher Peyton Battenfield. It was Cleveland's third trade of the day and...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer? Trade deadline looms after big moves

Jul. 29, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Friday: ___ CLOCK IS TICKING Time is running out for playoff contenders to bolster their rosters through a trade, and there likely will be more players changing teams before the 4...

Indians' Francona steps down for rest of season, surgeries

Jul. 29, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona pushed his battered body to its absolute limit, doing even more damage. He needs to give himself a break — and time to heal. Cleveland's popular manager is stepping down for the remainder of this season to address...

Cubs deal righty reliever Tepera to crosstown White Sox

Jul. 29, 2021 18:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Reliable reliever Ryan Tepera is heading from the North Side to the South Side. The struggling Chicago Cubs traded the 33-year-old right-hander to the crosstown White Sox on Thursday for minor league lefty Bailey Horn, giving the AL Central-leading White...

White flag: Indians trade 2B Hernandez to 1st-place Sox

Jul. 29, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians probably can't catch the Chicago White Sox, so they're helping their AL Central rival. Cleveland traded second baseman Cesar Hernandez to the first-place White Sox on Thursday for minor league pitcher Konnor Pilkington — a move that...

Reyes 2 HRs, drive almost hits bicyclist, Indians top Cards

Jul. 28, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Some batters hit for the cycle. Indians slugger Franmil Reyes nearly hit the cyclist. Reyes homered twice, the first a second-inning blast that bounced out of Progressive Field and almost dinged a bicyclist pedaling on a street next to the park, and...

Wainwright wins in 1st game at Cleveland, Cards top Indians

Jul. 27, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Wainwright won in his first appearance at Progressive Field, Paul DeJong hit a go-ahead homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Tuesday night. DeJong’s two-out, two-run drive in the seventh inning off Bryan Shaw (3-5) put...