Cleveland Indians - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Cleveland Indians LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries for 7-0, Rangers go for 7 in row A look at what's happening all around the majors today: HOUSTON, PROBLEM SOLVED After taking a step back last season, Dallas Keuchel has regained the form that earned him an AL Cy Young Award in 2015, and he can become the majors' first seven-game winner when the Astros play at Miami. At a time when pitchers are thro... Tue, 16 May 2017 06:14:00 GMT 2017-05-16T06:14:00Z Berrios fine 1st start, Twins outlast Indians, squirrel 4-1 CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Berrios had no problem handling the Cleveland hitters. Waiting for a squirrel to scram, now that took patience. Berrios pitched neatly into the eighth inning in his first start of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat the Indians 4-1 Saturday in a game delayed several minutes when a squirrel ran around the field. ... Sun, 14 May 2017 01:05:00 GMT 2017-05-14T01:05:00Z Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with back issue DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are being careful with their ace. The Indians put Corey Kluber on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a lower back strain, meaning the right-hander will miss at least his next turn in the rotation. Kluber was removed from Tuesday night's start at Detroit after three innings because of back discomfort. ... Wed, 03 May 2017 22:46:00 GMT 2017-05-03T22:46:00Z Cabrera returns with homer in Tigers' 5-2 win over Indians DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera went from the disabled list to rounding the bases with the 450th home run of his career. In the star slugger's first game since being sidelined, the Detroit Tigers weren't taking any chances with his health. Cabrera was activated after missing the minimum of 10 days with a strained right groin. On a cold, d... Wed, 03 May 2017 03:30:00 GMT 2017-05-03T03:30:00Z Hi, Bye: Mariners newcomer makes big league debut _ sort of CLEVELAND (AP) — For the record, Seattle Mariners newcomer Boog Powell made his major league debut Saturday. Just don't look for any stats to prove it. Promoted from Triple-A Tacoma shortly before the Mariners played Cleveland, Powell was announced as a pinch hitter for Mike Zunino in the seventh inning. But before Powell could get to the plate in his first big league game, ... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:37:00 GMT 2017-04-30T01:37:00Z Astros' Keuchel wins again; Altuve OK after scary collision CLEVELAND (AP) — Dallas Keuchel pitched another masterpiece and the Houston Astros endured a frightening collision in a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Keuchel pitched a complete game to extend his promising start to the season, even as Jose Altuve and Teoscar Hernandez left after colliding in the eighth inning. The... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:49:00 GMT 2017-04-26T02:49:00Z Kluber throws 3-hitter, Indians beat White Sox 3-0 CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Kluber has been too good for too long for the Indians to panic over a few rough starts. Cleveland's ace returned to form Friday night, a welcome — if unsurprising — sight for the reigning AL champions. Kluber pitched a three-hitter and faced two over the minimum, leading the Indians over the Chicago White Sox 3-0. K... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:10:00 GMT 2017-04-22T04:10:00Z LEADING OFF: Bucs can sweep Cubs, Chapman deals vs Cards A look at what's happening all around the majors today: NEW YEAR After going 4-14 against the Cubs last season, the Pirates can take a three-game sweep from Chicago with a win at Wrigley Field. Andrew McCutchen hit a go-ahead, three-run homer during a five-run seventh to lead Pittsburgh to an 8-7 victory Saturday. Ri... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 06:20:00 GMT 2017-04-16T06:20:00Z Cleveland Indians star looks for shin guard via social media CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland Indians player has enlisted the help of social media to help him find a discontinued piece of protective gear. Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis explained that he lost his favorite white Easton shin guard in an Instagram post Thursday. Kipnis says he's worn the model since college but can't replace it because Easton discontinued. ... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:20:00 GMT 2017-04-14T20:20:00Z MLB commissioner urging Indians to scrap Wahoo logo CLEVELAND (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has made his strongest comments on wanting the Cleveland Indians to eradicate their Chief Wahoo logo. Manfred has been in talks with Indians owner Paul Dolan about abolishing the divisive symbol, which has sparked debate for decades. In the past, Manfred has only gone as far as saying h... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 20:54:00 GMT 2017-04-12T20:54:00Z Comeback: Brantley's double lifts Indians past White Sox 2-1 CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley pumped his fist, danced around second base and waited for the traditional soaking. The water was as sweet as any champagne. Brantley, forced to the outside during Cleveland's magical ride in 2016 because of injuries, doubled home Francisco Lindor with two outs in the 10th inning as the Indians celebrated their AL championship and then beat t... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 01:41:00 GMT 2017-04-12T01:41:00Z LEADING OFF: Indians play home opener, Red Sox fight flu A look at what's happening all around the majors today: HELLO AGAIN The Indians play their first game in Cleveland since losing an epic Game 7 to the Chicago Cubs in the World Series last season. Most of the baseball world remembers the Cubs ending their 108-year title drought, but the memories aren't so positive for... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 06:26:00 GMT 2017-04-11T06:26:00Z Lindor slam gives AL champ Indians opening sweep of Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Francisco Lindor's go-ahead grand slam in the ninth inning off suddenly shaky Texas closer Sam Dyson triggered a litany of firsts for Cleveland's budding star shortstop. And that list of milestones was a lot more fun to talk about than his botched defensive play that jeopardized the Indians' bid at a season-opening sweep. ... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 04:56:00 GMT 2017-04-06T04:56:00Z Las Vegas oddsmakers favor Chicago Cubs to repeat in 2017 LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have already broken the curse and won a World Series. Now, oddsmakers in Las Vegas predict the team will become only the third in almost 40 years to win it a second straight time. The city's sports books like the team to win it all, with some making the Cubs a 7-2 favorite. Other favorites are the Cleve... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 22:50:00 GMT 2017-03-31T22:50:00Z Son of Indians GM blurts out Lindor contract info on radio GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — It's no secret the Cleveland Indians want to sign All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor to a long-term contract. Thanks to little Brody Chernoff, the length of that deal may now be known. On Saturday, the 6-year-old son of Indians general manager Mike Chernof, was invited into the team's broadcast booth during the n... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:15:00 GMT 2017-03-26T21:15:00Z The Cubs curbed their curse _ who's next to douse a drought? Now that the Cubs have broken baseball's oldest curse, who's next? From D.C. to Dodger Stadium, a lot of loaded teams are lurking, waiting for that elusive World Series win. New Cardinals leadoff man Dexter Fowler has a clue which club might break through. "I guess Cleveland," he said. Fowler got a close-up look last ... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:23:00 GMT 2017-03-24T19:23:00Z Tigers outfielder JD Martinez sprains foot, out several days Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez sprained his right foot making a shoestring catch Saturday and is expected to be sidelined for several days. X-rays were negative. Martinez left the Tigers' complex in Lakeland, Florida, in a protective boot for precautionary purposes. "We'll see about it tomorrow," he told reporters. "I know as m... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:28:00 GMT 2017-03-19T00:28:00Z Rockies 1B Desmond, Indians 2B Kipnis sidelined by injuries SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Colorado Rockies lost one of their biggest offseason acquisitions when Ian Desmond was hit by a pitch Sunday, breaking his left hand. Desmond was plunked by Cincinnati right-hander Rookie Davis with a 93 mph fastball in the fourth inning of the Rockies' 9-8 loss in spring training. The team says the preliminary diagnosis on Desmond is a left hand... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 05:56:00 GMT 2017-03-13T05:56:00Z Indians 2B Kipnis unlikely for opener with shoulder injury GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Once again, the Cleveland Indians are minus a significant piece. Second baseman Jason Kipnis is likely to miss opening day because of a sore right shoulder, an injury that could cause the AL champions to re-shape their infield for the start of this season. Kipnis has been slowed by inflammation in his shoulder thr... Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:33:00 GMT 2017-03-12T20:33:00Z FANTASY PLAYS: 6 at top at 1B, then wait in your draft The first base position is all about power as only Paul Goldschmidt and Wil Myers finished the 2016 season with more than 12 stolen bases. You want to either attack this position early, or hold off and wait, as the options drop off quickly after the top six players. Different fantasy sites account for different eligibility, so Kris Bryant's 39 home runs a... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 00:13:00 GMT 2017-03-11T00:13:00Z Indians, Cubs tie 1-all in 1st matchup since World Series MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Danny Salazar breezed through his first outing for the Cleveland Indians this spring. No extra adrenaline from facing the Chicago Cubs. No interest in revisiting the World Series. Just another day at work. Salazar pitched two crisp innings, and Cleveland and Chicago played to a 1-1 tie in the Cactus League on Sunday. ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:41:00 GMT 2017-02-27T01:41:00Z Eyes on prize: Indians nervous about Miller pitching in WBC GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Here's a change or, ahem, a change-up: Andrew Miller has the Indians feeling nervous. The nastier-than-nasty left-hander, who makes his living fooling hitters and whose ability to pitch extended innings in October carried Cleveland to within one victory of a World Series title last season, will leave spring training next month to play for Team USA in t... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:12:00 GMT 2017-02-22T19:12:00Z Great expectations: Indians eye Series title after '16 run GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Above the small cactuses and flowering plants dotting the concrete-blocked plaza outside the doorway to Cleveland's training complex is a new sign that serves as both a reminder and motivator. "American League Champions 2016," it says. The Indians have some unfinished business. One swing away from beating the Chicago Cubs in an epic... Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:27:00 GMT 2017-02-19T22:27:00Z Nap time: Rangers, Napoli finally reunited for 3rd stint SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Napoli's return to Texas certainly didn't come out of left field. The slugger's long-anticipated reunion with the Rangers , and a third stint with his first World Series team, finally became a reality Thursday when he was re-introduced after finalizing an $8.5 million, one-year contract. "This is obviously a ... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:42:00 GMT 2017-02-16T18:42:00Z High hopes as always in first spring training workouts LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special. "I usually sleep pretty well. I woke up early today," the Detroit ace said Tuesday. "On one hand, you want to appreciate everything as much as you can. It's not such a whirlwind anymore — you kind of know what to expect. But in the same aspect, every day... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 03:28:00 GMT 2017-02-15T03:28:00Z Indians looking to finish job after Series appearance in '16 CLEVELAND (AP) — After making all the right moves in 2016, Indians manager Terry Francona got a hip replacement and then spent time on the awards banquet circuit. The winter is flying by. "This has been, I think, officially the shortest offseason in history," Francona said recently. The Indians wouldn't mind another b... Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:10:00 GMT 2017-02-10T23:10:00Z AP source: Indians, Boone Logan agree to 1-year contract CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says free agent left-hander Boone Logan and the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract. Logan's deal includes a 2018 club option, the person told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the pitcher still has to undergo a medical exam before the deal can be fina... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:42:00 GMT 2017-02-02T20:42:00Z Indians to host 2019 All-Star Game, sixth time for club CLEVELAND (AP) — Sandy Alomar looked out the window as snow fell inside Progressive Field and vividly recalled a warm July night 20 years ago. "The best moment of my life," he said. A six-time All-Star catcher, Alomar was feeling nostalgic on Friday as baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the 2019 All-Star Game will be played in Cleveland. The 90th mid-summer classic ... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 19:01:00 GMT 2017-01-27T19:01:00Z Cleveland Indians will host 2019 All-Star Game CLEVELAND (AP) — Baseball's mid-summer classic is sliding back home to Cleveland in two years. The Indians, who have been enjoying a renaissance on the field, will host the 90th All-Star Game in 2019 at Progressive Field, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Friday as a light snow fell at the downtown ballpark. Cleveland last hosted the e... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 15:26:00 GMT 2017-01-27T15:26:00Z World Series champion Cubs to visit White House on Monday CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama will welcome the World Series champion Chicago Cubs at the White House on Monday, just five days before he leaves office. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday that Obama is "really looking forward to it," as were a number of West Wing colleagues who are Cubs fans. "I think anybody... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 02:09:00 GMT 2017-01-12T02:09:00Z