Nov 18, 2016

Fighters sign veteran pitcher Murata

Former Yomiuri Giants and Cleveland Indians minor leaguer Toru Murata has signed with the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, the team announced Friday. Murata is currently playing winter ball in Venezuela, where local media reported Sunday that the 31-year-old pitcher will attempt a comeback in ...

Cubs cruise to force Game 7

Nov 2, 2016

Cubs cruise to force Game 7

After 108 years, what’s one more day? The Chicago Cubs are far from finished. They’re frothing. Addison Russell hit a grand slam and tied a World Series record with six RBIs, and Chicago took advantage of a huge early misplay in Cleveland’s outfield as ...

Blue Jays beat Indians to stay alive

Oct 19, 2016

Blue Jays beat Indians to stay alive

Just in time, Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays broke out the bats to save their season. Now they have a chance to really make things interesting in this AL Championship Series. Donaldson backed up his fiery pep talk to teammates before the ...

Indians win again, lead Blue Jays 3-0

Oct 18, 2016

Indians win again, lead Blue Jays 3-0

Andrew Miller and the Cleveland bullpen stitched together their most impressive feat yet in these American League playoffs. Taking over in the first inning after Trevor Bauer’s bloody exit, the relief corps held off the Toronto Blue Jays in a 4-2 victory Monday night ...

Indians edge Blue Jays to take 2-0 lead in ALCS

Oct 16, 2016

Indians edge Blue Jays to take 2-0 lead in ALCS

They don’t have a true superstar, an embarrassment of All-Stars or a celebrity following. That’s the NBA champion Cavaliers, who play next door. The Indians, though, have depth, chemistry, one of baseball’s best managers and quite possibly the most dominant bullpen weapon in the ...

Indians blank Jays in opener

Oct 15, 2016

Indians blank Jays in opener

When the ball disappeared over the outfield wall, Francisco Lindor raised his right fist and took off. Smiling with every stride, Cleveland’s superstar-in-the-making shortstop sprinted around the bases like he was being chased. He and the Indians aren’t slowing down for anything this October. ...

Aug 1, 2016

Brewers catcher Lucroy blocks trade to Indians

For the second straight season, the Milwaukee Brewers hit a snag while trying to trade one of their key players before the deadline. Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy has blocked his proposed trade to Cleveland after the teams had reached a preliminary agreement on a ...

Indians win 13th straight to tie team mark

Jul 1, 2016

Indians win 13th straight to tie team mark

A dominant performance from Carlos Carrasco gave the Cleveland Indians their longest winning streak in nearly 65 years. Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Indians matched a franchise record by winning their 13th ...