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Gomes homers to help Indians halt skid with win over Astros
Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 14 in seven innings and the Cleveland Indians halted their four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Kluber allowed one run and seven hits to earn his third straight win.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Steven Moya tries to make the most of September cameo with Tigers
Steven Moya isn't complaining. Nor, in a world that says you must pay your dues, does he have reason to gripe.
Corey Kluber strikes out 14 as Cleveland Indians beat Houston, 4-2, to end 4-game losing streak
Kluber not only stopped a four-game losing streak, but he struck out a career-high 14 batters as the Indians beat Houston, 4-2, at Minute Maid Park. It was the fourth time Kluber has stopped a four-game losing streak this season.
Astros fall to Indians despite Altuve's historic night
As the Minute Maid Park crowd gave him a raucous standing ovation Tuesday night, All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve landed at second base and looked over at the two Astros legends standing in the first row of Minute Maid Park's Diamond Club. Altuve looked in the direction of Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan and Craig Biggio and then tipped his batting helmet specifically at Biggio, the man whose franchise record he had just tied with a double down the left field line in the fifth inning.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Astros 3, Indians 1: McHugh Great Again, Altuve Nears History In Win
Collin McHugh continues his run of great starts, and Altuve picks up hits 207, 208 and 209 on the way to a win in game 1 of the homestand Well we are down to the last homestand of the year, and for the first time in a while, I am not dreading and ignoring the final 2 weeks. A big part of the improvement this season is the fact that they have won 11 more games at home in 2014.
Let's Go Tribe
Indians lose to Astros as offense and defense let down pitching again
Friday afternoon the Indians still looked life a playoff contender, albeit one who needed to get on its horse and finish strong if it were to actually make the postseason. Now, little more than three days later, they look like a team that will struggle to keep itself above .500, because they can't do much right.
Deep Left Field
The Curious Case of Carlos Santana's Season
Sep 14, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Cleveland Indians first baseman Carlos Santana hits an RBI double in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Detroit won 4-6.
The Miami Herald
Cleveland has lost three straight games as it heads to Minute Maid Park to open a four-game series with the Houston Astros -- who've won four straight at home -- on Monday night. The Indians had crept within 3 1/2 games of the second American League wild card position when it opened a weekend series with Detroit, but the three losses have pushed them five off the wild card pace now set by Kansas City and 6 1/2 games behind the Tigers, who now lead the AL's Central Division.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Kinsler, Martinez HRs Help Tigers Sweep Indians
Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh and the Detroit Tigers swept a three-game series against Cleveland by beating the Indians 6-4 Sunday. Kinsler went deep off reliever Bryan Shaw to give the Tigers a 4-3 lead.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Kinsler, Martinez HRs help Tigers sweep Indians
Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler hits a two-run home run against the Cleveland Indians during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Detroit.
Ian Kinsler comes through as Tigers sweep Indians
Bryan Shaw was back on the mound for the Indians on Sunday, again entrusted to protect a one-run lead late in the game. Ian Kinsler, who had homered just twice since July 3, blasted a 3-1 pitch over the fence in left-center in the seventh inning, a two-run shot that sent the Tigers to a 6-4 win and a three-game sweep of the Indians.
Bless You Boys
Game 149 Preview: Indians at Tigers
The Tigers go for the sweep today against the Cleveland Indians. Justin Verlander and Trevor Bauer are the starting pitchers.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Romine's great play called an out after replay
The Tigers gained an eighth-inning out in a one-run game when a replay overturned what was initially ruled an infield single by speedy Indians outfielder J.B. Shuck . Shuck, pinch-hitting for Mike Aviles with one out against Joba Chamberlain , hit a ground ball that sent shortstop Andrew Romine deep into the hole.
Giambi backs up own advice with sprint from first to home
No one would have said a word had Jason Giambi slowed up and stopped at third base in the ninth inning on Friday night. The Tigers had a blowout in the works and the aging veteran has spent most of this season on the disabled list.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Bless You Boys
Game 147 Preview: Indians at Tigers
Carlos Carrasco repeatedly danced his way out of trouble against the Tigers 10 days ago, allowing just one run on 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings. He struck out 10 batters with just one walk, but threw 98 pitches before being lifted in the sixth inning.
And That Happened: Thursday's scores and highlights
Yankees 5, Rays 4 : Chris Young broke up Alex Cobb 's no hitter in the eighth and then hit a walkoff homer to win the dang thing. A three-run shot with the Yankees down by two.
Game One: Cleveland 8, Twins 2
La Velle E. Neal III has covered baseball for the Star Tribune since 1998 . Born and raised in Chicago, he grew up following the White Sox and hating the Cubs.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The Miami Herald
House hurls Indians past Twins for doubleheader sweep
Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia makes a wild throw to first in the Brewers' two-run seventh inning Wednesday night. Milwaukee beat Miami 4-1 to thwart the Marlins' playoff push.
Indians notes: Carlos Santana salvages season and then some
CLEVELAND - If Carlos Santana is feeling the effects of a long season, it's tough to tell. Despite dealing with nagging leg injuries recently, the Indians first baseman continues to surge after a seriously slow start to the year.
Indians sweep Twins with 2-0 victory in Game 2
Veteran right-hander Ricky Nolasco gave the Twins exactly what they needed in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader: excellence and durability. Unfortunately, the offense couldn't keep pace as the Twins fell 2-0 to the Cleveland Indians, completing a doubleheader sweep at Progressive Field.