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2017 Schedule
68-53, 1st in AL Cent
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Ramirez tacks on RBI double Indians' win (0:22)
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Bruce's RBI double extends Indians' lead (0:25)
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Kluber exits with right ankle sprain (0:15)
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Kluber exits start; ankle sprain labeled as mild

Corey Kluber put together another Cy Young-worthy performance before leaving with a sprained right ankle Friday night, and Jay Bruce homered twice to help the Cleveland Indians rout the Kansas City Royals 10-1 in the opener of their three-game series.

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Bruce launches pair of HRs (0:46)
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2dAssociated Press

Indians activate lefty reliever Miller from DL

Cleveland Indians left-handed reliever Andrew Miller, who has been out since Aug. 2 with right knee patellar tendinitis, has been activated from the disabled list.

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Kepler's homer sparks Twins in DH split with Indians

Max Kepler made up for a fielding mistake in the top of the inning with the go-ahead home run in the bottom of the seventh, sending the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over Cleveland in the second game on Thursday night to salvage a doubleheader split.

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4dDan Szymborski

Breakout hitting prospects of 2017: Francisco Mejia

Mejia's breakout in 2016 made him interesting, but it's his continued success this year that now makes him one of the best catching prospects in baseball. Fellow backstop Eric Haase also makes the list.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

With the way the starting rotation is pitching, the Indians probably wish the playoffs would start tomorrow. Danny Salazar threw another gem with 10 K's and one run in seven innings, his fifth straight strong outing since returning from the DL. His changeup and slider continue to be huge weapons and he was still throwing 96 in his final inning. This is the best he's ever looked.

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Salazar, 5 homers power Indians past Twins 8-1

Carlos Santana hit two of Cleveland's five home runs and Danny Salazar continued his strong second-half stretch in the Indians' 8-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.

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Indians hoping Miller back in bullpen on Friday

Indians lefty Andrew Miller will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Columbus on Wednesday, and if all goes well, he'll join the team in Kansas City on Friday.

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Don't look now, but Salazar is on fire

Danny Salazar is just 4-5 this year, and the Indians have lost each of his last two starts, but don't blame it on the righty. Salazar has allowed just four runs and struck out 36 in 25 1/3 innings over his last four starts.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Amed Rosario called it "a blessing" to have the opportunity to play alongside José Reyes. Amed Rosario llamó "una bendición" el tener la oportunidad de jugar junto a José Reyes.

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Power Rankings: Indians slip a spot

With ongoing worries over Jason Kipnis' health added to Michael Brantley going to the DL, the Indians were wise to grab Jay Bruce to reinforce a lineup that has yet to really hit on all cylinders.

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Kluber dialed in since June 1

Corey Kluber struck out nine Rays across seven innings in Cleveland's win on Sunday, continuing his scorching stretch since the coming off the DL. Kluber has struck out 151 batters in 14 starts since the start of June; no other Indians pitcher has racked up 150 K's in a 14-start stretch, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Sunday's longest home runs

Javier Baez's eighth-inning blast helped give the Cubs insurance in their win over the Diamondbacks. Josh Donaldson smashed his home run to the tune of a 116.3 mph speed off the bat. Pablo Sandoval's first homer since returning to the Giants lands him on the list.

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Indians move up in Week 19 Power Rankings (1:44)
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7dTravis Sawchik

Ranking the best managers from contending teams

Terry Francona and John Farrell have both taken a team all the way to a title. But in a crowded field, where do they rank among the top 10 skippers of contenders?

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs590Tied-10th
Batting Average.25912th
On Base Percentage.3357th
Slugging Percentage.43613th
Earned Run Average3.572nd
Quality Starts628th
WHIP1.202nd
BAA.2384th

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