Khris Davis hit a three-run homer and scored three times, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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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 Daily lineups
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
Indians TV broadcaster Rick Manning joins The Really Big Show to talk about Danny Salazar coming back from a tough start and when he starts thinking of the playoffs.
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)
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Jose Ramirez hit a two-run homer off Brett Cecil in the eighth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Sunday to win the series.
Edwin Encarnacion homered, Roberto Osuna bounced back from a nightmarish outing to record the save and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 on Saturday night.
An image of Naquin running the bases on Friday night was photoshopped to make it look like he was racing Jamaican track star Usain Bolt and placed in Naquin's locker before Saturday's game.
Safe to say, Cleveland is crushing it this year -- in both the NBA and MLB. And when the two join forces, magical things can happen.
Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin returned from the family medical emergency list to face the Blue Jays on Saturday, but he took the loss in a 6-5 defeat.
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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.
Not only has Brandon Guyer pounded left-handed pitching, the veteran outfielder has had a knack for reaching base, getting hit by pitches 25 times.
Baseball is a game of inches. A couple of inches made for an amazing catch by Ben Revere and a game-winning homer for Tyler Naquin.
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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