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- PG Carton chooses Ohio St. over IU, Michigan
- Indians recall top prospect Francisco Mejia
- Cavs bring back Frye on 1-year deal, sources say
- Cavs give Zizic OK to head to Croatia for WC final
Michael Brantley homered leading off the eighth inning, and the Cleveland Indians headed into the All-Star break with a 5-2 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday to split their four-game series.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Are you wondering if there's another umpire picture in the works for Nelson Cruz? Here's what he told me after taking batting practice at Coors Field.
The Indians third baseman didn't turn scouts' heads as a tiny teen, but he has blossomed into MLB's most fearsome switch-hitting slugger.
Austin Romine came all the way around to score when Cleveland committed two errors on his routine double in the seventh inning, and the New York Yankees edged the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Saturday night.
Bobby Marks ESPN
Here is the cap breakdown in Cleveland after the Channing Frye signing ($2.4M veteran exception with a $1.5M cap hit): The Cavaliers now up to $111.9 million in salary with 11 guaranteed contracts and 2 players with non-guaranteed, Kendrick Perkins and Okaro White. The contract for White has $750K guaranteed if the forward is not waived by August 5. The Cavaliers still have restricted free agent Rodney Hood unsigned and are currently $11.9 million below the tax.
Point guard D.J. Carton, ranked No. 28 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Ohio State, choosing the Buckeyes over Big Ten rivals Michigan and Indiana.
Francisco Mejia's name keeps popping up in trade rumors. On Saturday, it was in Cleveland's lineup.
Channing Frye returns to the Cavaliers after the team traded him to the Lakers in February.
Rookie right-hander Shane Bieber pitched into the eighth inning and Cleveland's shaky bullpen narrowly closed things out, lifting the Indians over the New York Yankees 6-5 on Friday night.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Jose Ramirez is on pace for 49 home runs, 45 doubles and 33 stolen bases. Some kind of numbers. While it's a little goofy doing these kinds of arbitrary cutoffs, the only 40-40-30 seasons in MLB history are Larry Walker and Jeff Bagwell (both in 1997), Ellis Burks in 1996 and Alfonso Soriano in 2006.
According to Cleveland.com, Ante Zizic boarded a flight to Croatia on Friday morning to return to his native land for the first time in almost year.
Indians ace Corey Kluber, who has given up 19 runs over his past 34 innings, will miss the All-Star Game after getting an injection in his right knee.
The Steelers should maintain their perch atop the AFC North thanks to their offense, while the Ravens could manage to snag a wild-card berth.
A look at how much adding Manny Machado would mean to contenders, where today's managers rank all-time and a Q&A with Braves All-Star Mike Foltynewicz.
With their ace having a rare off night, the Yankees got key contributions from some of their supporting players, including Brett Gardner.