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72-51, 1st in AL Cent
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Is Tyler Naquin for real?

Naquin's consecutive walk-offs last week, including an inside-the-park home run, have cemented him in Indians lore and elevated him to mythological-creature status. Will he continue to produce at the rate he is now or is a sophomore slump inevitable? It's Pronounced 'Lajaway'

Lineup: Indians (72-51) at Athletics (53-72)

  • 1. Rajai Davis, CF (R)
  • 2. Jason Kipnis, 2B (L)
  • 3. Francisco Lindor, SS (S)
  • 4. Mike Napoli, DH (R)
  • 5. Carlos Santana, 1B (S)
  • 6. Jose Ramirez, 3B (S)
  • 7. Brandon Guyer, LF (R)
  • 8. Abraham Almonte, RF (S)
  • 9. Chris Gimenez, C (R)
  • SP: Danny Salazar, RHP
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Is Danny Salazar's injury a concern?

Salazar returned Thursday after spending time on the DL with a right elbow injury, but it's hard to say he's "back." He was pulled from the game against the White Sox after giving up three runs on 34 pitches in the first inning. Crasnick: Injury questions for contenders

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Is Rajai Davis baseball's fastest player?

Even at 35 years old, Davis is showing this season that he still has some of the best wheels in the game. Is he No. 1 on Keith Law's list? And what about Indians teammate Carlos Santana in the plate discipline department? Best hitting/speed tools in MLB (Insider)

Santana's home run all the offense needed for Indians (0:30)
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Just how rare was Naquin's walk-off?

On Friday, Tyler Naquin hit the first walk-off, inside-the-park home run since Angel Pagan's in 2013. More eye-opening is that it was the first in Indians history since Robert "Braggo" Roth had one on Aug. 13, 1916. The week in unusual stats


Rizzo: This Indians team has a special feel

After a weekend of exciting baseball for the Indians, Tony Rizzo has that special feeling for this team. He talks about their expectations and their current hot streak.

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Indians see small dip in Power Rankings

The Indians are coming off a winning week (4-3), but another surging team in the AL has passed them. Tyler Naquin played hero last week, as the rookie was responsible for two walk-off wins. Week 20 Power Rankings

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Jose Ramirez keeps coming up clutch

Ramirez hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning on Sunday to give Cleveland a 3-2 lead. He's the first Indian to hit a home run turning a deficit into a lead in the eighth inning or later in over two years, since Yan Gomes did it against the White Sox on July 13, 2014, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

Indians rising up the power rankings (1:43)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Good series this weekend between the Blue Jays and Indians with all thee games decided by one run. The Indians took the series on Sunday as Jose Ramirez's two-run homer off Brett Cecil in the eighth won it. Cecil dropped to 1-7 and the Jays fell to 14-22 in one-run games. Their bullpen has been better but the setup guys remain a potential issue down the stretch.

Unfortunate bounce hits Naquin's knee then knocks his hat off (0:23)
Upton hits home run on his birthday (0:23)
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Favoritos en las apuestas para la Serie Mundial

Estos 5 equipos son los preferidos para llevarse el título de este 2016. Mirar

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Naquin runs off into the history books

Tyler Naquin's walk-off inside-the-park home run in the Indians' win over the Blue Jays was just the sixth in the last 25 years and the first since Angel Pagan three seasons ago. Among other players to walk off with an inside-the-park homer are Roberto Clemente (1956), Reggie Jackson (1971) and Ken Griffey Jr. (2001), notes the Elias Sports Bureau.


Indians stun Jays on walk-off, inside-the-park HR

Tyler Naquin hit a game-ending inside-the-park homer, sprinting around the bases to cap a two-run rally in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians stunned the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Friday.

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League should look out for Jose Ramirez

Ramirez had the game-tying hit in the eighth inning for the Indians on Thursday, scoring Mike Napoli from second base with two outs. Ramirez has 22 hits with two outs and runners in scoring position, the highest total in the major leagues, the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2664th
On Base Percentage.32710th
Slugging Percentage.4425th
Earned Run Average3.806th
Quality Starts696th

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