It sounds as if Jose Ramirez and Franmil Reyes’ fracturing of MLB’s COVID protocols will be healed by Tuesday. Manager Terry Francona said Ramirez and Reyes, banned from the Indians’ spring training complex on Saturday for violating protocols, will be back in the team’s bubble by Tuesday morning. The Indians were waiting to see if their most recent test for the coronavirus were negative.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 12:12 am
Plesac became the first Indians pitcher to toss three complete innings, allowing a pair of hits and two walks with four strikeouts while facing 13 batters. Afterward, Plesac said he feels healthy and strong as training camp continues to progress. I feel electric when I’m on the mound,” Plesac said.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:06 pm
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Posted: March 8, 2021, 7:28 pm
For example, Francona likes to use his closer early in exhibition games so they can face major league hitters, who usually get two or three at bats, and then take the rest of the day off. The skipper also likes to hit his catchers high in the batting order at times so they can get two at bats and yet only catch three or four innings.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 5:36 pm
The Indians’ fans, in turn, took their shots at the umpire in the bottom of the third inning. The visiting hecklers began to support the umpire, calling “Strike! and “Ball!
Posted: March 8, 2021, 5:30 pm
I think it’s completely ludicrous to say that “some guys can close and some can’t”. To me, the only reason that a team should force one player to consistently close games is to inflate his value through saves and trade him for far more than he is worth. Cleveland, especially, should avoid giving anyone the closer moniker.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 4:00 pm
Indians hitters were held scoreless for the first five innings, and Oakland belted three early home runs on the way to a 9-4 victory at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Ariz. After getting shut out Saturday against the White Sox, it looked like Cleveland’s offense was in for another long day against Oakland starter Grant Holmes and reliever Jake Diekman. But Austin Hedges smacked a solo home run of his own as the Indians scored four times in the sixth against A’s reliever Dany Jimenez.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 10:44 pm
Michael Conforto and Wilson Ramos added to the Mets lead in the third inning with back-to-back RBI singles against James Paxton.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 12:45 am
Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins says he was “absolutely not aware” of any sexual harassment allegations against Mickey Callaway during their time together with the Indians organization.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 10:01 pm
Our analysts reveal the players they’re targeting in their drafts from the AL Central.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 4:47 pm
Mar. 3—DETROIT — Most years, even the down years, scoring Tigers Opening Day tickets is like winning the lottery. This year, with all the COVID-19 uncertainty, tickets have been more accessible since they went on sale back earlier in the winter. The luck element, this time, will be if you get to actually use the tickets you purchased. When the regular season starts four weeks from Thursday, …
Posted: March 3, 2021, 6:19 pm