Adrian Beltre hit his 450th career home run, a solo drive in the ninth inning off Cody Allen that sent the Texas Rangers over the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Tuesday night.
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Indians manager Terry Francona is expected to return Wednesday after leaving Monday's game with an illness. The team said that doctors have ruled out any major health issues at this point.
Picked to run away with the division before the season, Cleveland is allowing Kansas City and Minnesota hope that they can keep up with the Tribe.
It might be a small sample size, but there is a big, red alert screaming above Texas' starter. Luckily for Boston, the same isn't true of their ace.
Tuesday marks the 15th anniversary of one of baseball's biggest blockbuster trades. The Expos got an ace for a few months. The Indians got a lot more.
Francisco Lindor, Lonnie Chisenhall and Carlos Santana each had three RBIs to help the Cleveland Indians rally from a seven-run deficit and beat the Texas Rangers 15-9 on Monday night after Terry Francona left the game ill.
The Indians say manager Terry Francona was evaluated by the medical staff and checked out "fine" after he left Monday night's game because he wasn't feeling well.
Mike Napoli's only season in Cleveland was a memorable one.
Michael Brantley was on the paternity list for three days and then was put on the DL because of a sprained left ankle. Brandon Guyer has been on the DL since May 13 due to a sprained left wrist.
Kluber named AL Player of the Week
Indians right-hander Corey Kluber didn't allow an earned run over 16 innings in two dominant starts last week. He struck out 24 batters while only allowing two walks and six hits.
Cole Hamels, who has been on the DL since early May with an oblique injury, will start for the Rangers against the Indians on Monday.
Returning from shoulder injury, Michael Brantley has shown flashes of the success he had in his breakout 2014 season. Jose Ramirez was one of three players age 23 or younger to post a .300/.350/.450 slash line last year.
Since his first full season in the bigs in 2012, Jason Kipnis is one of just four players in all of baseball to have 75 home runs, 100 stolen bases and a .335 on-base percentage in that span.
What a difference an ace makes. While Trevor Bauer, Josh Tomlin and Mike Clevinger have combined for just two quality starts in 13 June turns, Corey Kluber is dominating this month.
El toletero dominicano comenzó con lentitud la temporada, pero hizo los ajustes necesarios y ya los Indios tienen al Encarnación por el cual pagaron. Esta semana mereció la distinción de mejor latino en la Liga Americana.
Which dynamic duo is more important for the Indians: Cody Allen and Andrew Miller or Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez?
Ervin Santana struck out seven in six innings, Jason Castro drove in three runs and the Minnesota Twins swept the Cleveland Indians with a 4-0 victory on Sunday.
The return of the Klubot
Since being reinstated from a stint on the disabled list June 1, Corey Kluber has been the best starter in the American League. The right-hander struck out a season-high 13 against the Twins on Saturday.
Brian Dozier hit a leadoff homer off closer Cody Allen to break an eighth-inning tie and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians for the second straight day, 4-2 on Saturday.
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Corey Kluber has struck out 10 batters in 3 straight games, tying the franchise-record streak for 10-K games within a season, according to Elias. The others? Sam McDowell (Five times), HOFer Bob Feller (twice), CC Sabathia and Chuck Finley.
The reigning AL champs did themselves a big favor defensively by sending Tyler Naquin down and bringing up Bradley Zimmer to play center field.