Tigers Whip Indians 12-1

With the calendar freshly flipped to September and their late August ascent up the standings at their back, the Indians had their ace on the mound as they opened a crucial four-game series with the Tigers, who are ahead of them in the standings, on Monday. But Corey Kluber watched three of his pitches fly […]

Indians Beat White Sox 3-2

Cleveland Indians

One of the best stories of this season for the Indians has been one of the most unexpected. Following a disastrous start to the season, right-hander Carlos Carrasco appeared banished to the bullpen. Carrasco got a second chance and has seized his opportunity in overpowering fashion. On Thursday night, Carrasco continued his comeback tale in […]

Reds Down Cubs 7-2

A water main break outside Coors Field on Aug. 16 led to Dylan Axelrod being sent to the Minors after a strong start in his Reds debut the next day. But there were no such external forces in his way on Thursday afternoon. Axelrod tossed five scoreless innings to pick up his first win in […]

Clippers Clinch Division Title

There was no dogpile, no excessive on-field show of emotion. Respectful on another team’s home field, Columbus players simply shook hands and shared hugs. They acted like they’ve been there before, even though most had not. The Clippers wrapped up their 14th International League West Division crown and their first postseason berth since 2011 with […]

White Sox Beat Indians 3-2

It was a pairing of power: one of the American League’s best pitchers in Cleveland’s Corey Kluber and one of the game’s top sluggers in Chicago’s Jose Abreu. This is what the fans came to see on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. In the seventh inning, a tiring Kluber encountered Abreu with the game […]

Reds Beat Cubs 7-5

Cincinnati Reds

The Reds got a glimpse of what some robust (Jorge) Soler power looks like on Wednesday evening. That and some other lesser drives to the outer limits of Great American Ball Park were not quite enough to undo a very dependable start from Mat Latos. A four-run fourth inning supported Latos nicely before the Reds […]

10th Inning Homer Sends Indians Over White Sox 8-6

Cleveland Indians

The idea in a marathon is to maintain a steady pace, conserving energy for the last segment of the race. Cleveland has accomplished that to this point by hovering around the break-even mark and staying within range of the leaders in the postseason picture. The time has come for the Indians to reach down and […]

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