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44 min ago | The Wichita Eagle
Altuve had three hits to give him 209 this season and drove in two runs, leading the Astros to a 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. The major league hits leader is just one hit shy of tying the franchise record of 210, set by Craig Biggio in 1998.
44 min ago | The Miami Herald
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44 min ago | Deep Left Field
Jul 31, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach McAllister delivers in the second inning against the Seattle Mariners at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports With fourteen games to go in the 2014 season, the Cleveland Indians headed south after a sobering series with the Motor City Kitties to face the young but improved Houston Astros.
4 hrs ago | Deep Left Field
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.
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.
Michael Brantley served as the Indians' designated hitter for the second time in three games on Friday, but manager Terry Francona contends his All-Star outfielder is just fine. "He's played just about every game," Francona said.
Whomever was masquerading as the Indians offense Thursday afternoon in the first game of a traditional doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field sure laid it on pretty thick. Really, how believable did they think it would be for the Tribe to cruise to an 8-2 victory? With ace Corey Kluber on the mound, no less? It had been five games since the under-performing Indians offense had mustered more than three runs for its over-achieving pitching staff.
Sep 6, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians left fielder Michael Brantley hits an RBI single in the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports Michael Brantley has been an absolute beast this year, but he's taken it to a whole new level with his .954 OPS the month of September.
Bauer has bad inning as Indians lose to Twins Bauer has bad inning as Indians lose to Twins Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1rVJZvJ Cleveland left fielder Michael Brantley reaches for a double by Minnesota first baseman Joe Mauer during the fourth inning of Tuesday's game. With the days in their season dwindling quickly and the playoffs still within reach, the Indians suffered a bad loss that could haunt them for a while.
If Joe Nathan's ERA drops as much with his next outing - or even close to as much - as it did with his 29th save on Tuesday night in the Tigers' 4-2 victory over the Indians, it will be under 5.00 for the first time since May 23. That's how rough a road it has been for the Tigers' closer this year.
Danny Salazar beat Justin Verlander in a September showdown last season . Verlander got his revenge in April.
Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis, left, tags out Detroit Tigers' Rajai Davis after Davis tried to steal to second base in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:57 pm
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