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Sunday Sep 14 |

What's not to like about Cleveland Indians in 2015? MLB insider

When it's over, there will be time to talk. At the moment, it is all about the last 15 games of the season and trying to win as many of them as possible for the right to keep playing in the postseason.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Jason Kipnis, Nick Hagadone, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Carlos Carrasco

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Southside Showdown

What upgrades do the White Sox need to make in '15?

Aug 15, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Hector Noesi throws against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports What positions will the Chicago White Sox upgrade in 2015? Pitching will be their number one target, just due to the amount of runs allowed this year, which before Thursday's game is 690.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Jose Quintana, Dayan Viciedo

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Indians: Pitching keeping Tribe alive in race for postseason berth

CLEVELAND - There is only one reason why the Indians are still alive in the race for a postseason berth: Pitching. Cleveland's staff has been one of the majors' best since the All-Star break - ranked fifth with a 3.02 ERA - and it's kept the Indians relevant in the Central Division standings and the American League wild-card race with 18 games remaining in the regular season.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Asdrubal Cabrera

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Cleveland Indians even close to contention is remarkable -- Terry Pluto

A: When the Tribe took the field against Minnesota on Tuesday night, they were 74-68 with 20 games left to play. That left them 4 1/2 games out of the wild card spot.


Related Topix: Sports, Josh Tomlin, Baseball Players, Nick Hagadone, Corey Kluber, Lonnie Chisenhall, Asdrubal Cabrera

Indians first-round pick Bradley Zimmer adds depth to Lake County Captains championship quest

Bradley ZImmer reacts to being drafted by the Indians 21st overall in the first round in June while seated between his father, Eric, and his mother, Cathy Hitchins, along with other family and friends at the Zimmer home in San Francisco. Bradley played three years at the University of San Francisco and comes from an athletic family.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Carlos Moncrief, Asdrubal Cabrera, Zach Walters

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Indians 2, White Sox 0 - August Fagerstrom's final thoughts

Not only is that the best mark in the MLB, the next closest team is the Rays at 2.67. In addition, over that stretch the Indians have the best FIP , xFIP and K% , the second-best HR/9 and the third-best batting average against .


Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Danny Salazar, Carlos Carrasco, David Huff, Mitch Talbot

Rant Sports

Cleveland Indians: 5 Predictions For September

The Cleveland Indians are surging towards the postseason once again as the month of September has arrived. Here are five predictions for the team with the season drawing to a close.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Jason Kipnis, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Yan Gomes

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Call to the Pen

Wacha returns, Cardinals extend division lead over Brewers

Jun 17, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha points to catcher Yadier Molina after getting out of the fourth inning against the New York Mets at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports It was Michael Wacha 's big return from the disabled list Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, St. Louis Cardinals, Baseball Players, Yadier Molina, Michael Wacha

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Rant Sports

Can the Cleveland Indians Pull off Another September to Remember?

Somehow, and honestly I couldn't tell you how it came to be, the Cleveland Indians are playing meaningful baseball in the final month of the MLB season. It may sound like a harsh thing to say about a club that made the playoffs last season, but when you consider the facts, it's not a crazy statement.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Jason Kipnis, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Cleveland Indians

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Let's Go Tribe

Three Indians minor league teams begin playoffs today

As the Indians cling to the thinnest shreds of playoff contention, three of their minor league affiliates are about the beging postseason play in their respective leagues.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball

Crawfish Boxes

Tuesday's Three Astros Things

New Caney's favorite son may finally get a taste of the playoffs. Adam Dunn was traded over the weekend to the Oakland A's.


Related Topix: Sports, Adam Dunn, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros

Tue Sep 02, 2014

SLAM! Sports

MLB notebook: Cards put Justin Masterson in bullpen

Justin Masterson was informed that he will not start as scheduled for the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, and manager Mike Matheny is sending the struggling right-hander to the bullpen.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Jason Motte, Nick Greenwood, Tyler Lyons, Homer Bailey

Los Angeles Times

Michael Wacha to start for Cardinals on Thursday

Right-hander Michael Wacha will replace Justin Masterson in the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation Thursday and for his first start since mid-June.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Michael Wacha, Carlos Gomez, Derek Holland, NHL Players, Bryan Price

Let's Go Tribe

Tribe News: Kluber, bullpen shelled; Giambi, Aguilar among roster additions

Scientists and science fiction writers have theorized that we live in one of perhaps an infinite number of parallel universes.


Related Topix: Sports, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players

Deep Left Field

Cleveland Indians Days of Future Past: Justin Masterson

Aug 30, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Justin Masterson delivers a pitch against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Nick Hagadone, Zach McAllister, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs

Mon Sep 01, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Masterson making move to Cardinals' bullpen

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Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Descalso, Matt Carpenter, Baseball Players, Tony Cruz, Pete Kozma, Michael Wacha

Rant Sports

Cleveland Indians Contending Into September Against All Odds

It is Sept. 1 and the Cleveland Indians find themselves in the midst of a playoff race.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, Ubaldo Jimenez, Carlos Carrasco

Deep Left Field

Can the Indians Ride Pitching to the Playoffs?

Jul 29, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers in the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at Progressive Field.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Carlos Carrasco, Cleveland Indians, Ubaldo Jimenez

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Feldman: Cardinals wasted 1st round pick James Ramsey

MARCH 1: Scott Moore #55 is congratulated by James Ramsey #92 of the St Louis Cardinals after hitting a home run to tie the game in the eighth inning against the Miami Marlins during a spring training game at Roger Dean Stadium on March 1, 2014 in Jupiter, Florida.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs vs. Cardinals Game 1 Preview, Saturday 8/30, 1:15 CT

The Cubs have played three split doubleheaders so far this year, two on the road, one at home .


Related Topix: Sports, Felix Doubront, Baseball Players, Zac Rosscup, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs