Indians rocked by A’s 9-1

Sometimes in baseball, a team can’t hit what it has never seen. The Indians got their first look at A’s rookie left-hander Sean Manaea on Tuesday night, and went down quietly in a 9-1 loss at the Coliseum. The larger issue for the American League Central-leading Indians, however, was another abbreviated effort from righty Danny […]

Rangers shutout Reds 3-0

Reds right-hander Dan Straily is on a roll, and it didn’t stop against the first-place Rangers on Tuesday night. Straily, in a tight pitching matchup with left-hander Derek Holland, pitched six dominant innings, and the Reds held on for a 3-0 victory at Great American Ball Park. The Rangers have lost three straight, but remain […]

Crew SC downs Revolution 2-0 for first MLS win since May

Columbus Crew SC

Columbus Crew SC visited the New England Revolution on Saturday in a tense Eastern Conference matchup at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. It took just eight minutes for the visitors to jump in front via Ethan Finlay’s cool finish off Justin Meram’s goal-line cross. Almost exactly 40 minutes later, Federico Higuain sealed the road points […]

Indians beat Blue Jays 3-2

Everyone in the ballpark knew it was gone as soon as it left his bat. Jose Ramirez’s eighth-inning, two-run blast over the wall in left lifted the Indians past the Blue Jays, 3-2, in Sunday’s series finale at Progressive Field. According to Statcast™, Ramirez’s homer off Jays reliever Brett Cecil went an estimated 401 feet […]

Dodger beat Reds 4-0

The Reds’ 4-0 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday at Great American Ball Park didn’t feature many robust moments, nor was starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani particularly sharp on the mound. While it might be easy for young pitchers on the staff to watch and learn when a pitcher like DeSclafani is at the top of […]

Indians down White Sox 5-4

Cleveland Indians

Tyler Naquin was ready in the dugout with a bat in his hands, but he fully expected Indians catcher Roberto Perez to hit in the ninth inning on Thursday night. After a passed ball moved Abraham Almonte up to third base, Naquin’s name was called. “I’ve never been a part of that,” Naquin said after […]

Reds edge Marlins 5-4

A well-rested Jose Fernandez was unable to slow down the Reds on Thursday night. Ramon Cabrera belted a three-run home run off the All-Star right-hander, and Dan Straily gave up two runs in six innings as Cincinnati was able to hold off the Marlins, 5-4, at Great American Ball Park. After dropping the series opener, […]

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