Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish is one of the few pieces available at the trade deadline who can truly alter a division race. If you’re a fan of the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Indians, you can stop reading now.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 6:01 pm
Bradley Zimmer didn’t care one bit that his mouth was filled with talcum powder. Edwin Encarnacion connected for a grand slam in the 11th inning as the Cleveland Indians, who wasted a seven-run lead and were held scoreless for eight innings, beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-7 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Encarncion’s shot off Bud Norris (1-3) soared over a five-player, drawn-in infield and landed in the left-field bleachers to cap a strange night for the Indians, who led 7-0 after two innings.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 4:43 am
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Several days ago Carlos Santana had a conversation with Carlos Santana. He decided to stop worrying about his approaching free agency and start enjoying the season and helping the Indians win games. On Monday night Santana hit two home runs as the Indians beat the Reds, 6-2, at Progressive Field. Santana’s homers not only helped the Indians win their fourth straight game, but they ensured retention of the Ohio Cup. “Right now I feel much better,” said Santana, named the Ohio Cup’s Most Outstanding Player for hitting .429 (6-for-14) with three homers against the Reds this season. “Before I tried to do too much. I worried about being a free agent and tried to do too much. “A couple
Posted: July 25, 2017, 5:00 am
Josh Tomlin pitched six efficient innings, Carlos Santana homered twice and the Indians won their fourth straight, 6-2 over the tumbling Cincinnati Reds on Monday night in the makeup of a May 25 rainout. Cleveland’s solid bullpen did its part as well, with Andrew Miller working two innings and Cody Allen finishing up. Santana homered in the seventh and eighth as the defending American League champions, who came stumbling home from a 1-5 road trip, moved over .500 (25-24) at Progressive Field for the first time since winning their home opener on April 11.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 2:52 am