CLEVELAND Teams

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.

Jose Ramirez continues his tear (0:28)

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.

Thompson: 'We still got a chance to make the playoffs' (0:56)
Sexton crosses up defender for layup (0:20)

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.

Brantley splits outfielders for 2-run double (0:31)

Patrick Abrahams ESPN Producer 

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber said he felt fine coming back in to pitch in the 8th inning of tonight's game. He said ‘'the Yankees are one of the best offensive teams in baseball. If you make a few mistakes like I did tonight they will make you pay.''

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Jose Ramírez hits his 28th HR of the season off Luis Severino and sets a new Indians franchise record for home runs before the All-Star break, set by Albert Belle (27 HR) in 1996. Indians 4-4 Yankees in the 6th inning.