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Indians establish AL record with 21st consecutive win

/ Sep 14, 2017

Indians establish AL record with 21st consecutive win

Just a little more than a month ago, Jay Bruce was in New York sinking with the Mets as a season that began with promise and a richness of pitching was undermined by injuries. The plunge was dramatic. So was the rise. A trade rescued Bruce ...

Carp rout BayStars to trim magic number to two

/ Sep 13, 2017

Carp rout BayStars to trim magic number to two

The Hiroshima Carp lowered their magic number to clinch the Central League pennant to two on Wednesday with a 12-4 win over the Yokohama BayStars. Leadoff man Kosuke Tanaka provided the spark after rookie pitcher Yuta Nakamura surrendered two runs in the top of the ...

/ Sep 13, 2017

Giants owner wants to retain manager Takahashi

Yomiuri Giants owner Shoichi Oikawa indicated Wednesday that he wants manager Yoshinobu Takahashi to remain in his post next season. "It's something that has already been decided," Oikawa said after a Nippon Professional Baseball's owners' meeting. The 42-year-old Takahashi is currently in the second year of ...

Indians beat Tigers to stretch win streak to 20

/ Sep 13, 2017

Indians beat Tigers to stretch win streak to 20

Francisco Lindor skipped through the doorway and into the Indians' clubhouse, where the pulsating music was at an ear-splitting level. As many of his teammates dressed quickly with another game just 14 hours away, Cleveland's star shortstop worked the room, exchanging high-fives with anyone he ...

Indians cruise to 19th straight win

/ Sep 12, 2017

Indians cruise to 19th straight win

One more day. One more game. One more win. The Cleveland Indians are ripping off victories like few teams before them. And, they're not finished. With their latest lopsided win, the Indians extended the majors' longest winning streak in 15 years to 19 games on Monday night ...

Surging Indians extend streak to 18

/ Sep 11, 2017

Surging Indians extend streak to 18

Francisco Lindor broke two bats, borrowed one from a teammate, and hit a home run. It's been like that for the Cleveland Indians of late. The Indians stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games, beating the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Sunday night behind homers from Lindor ...