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Indians stretch epic streak to 22

/ Sep 15, 2017

Indians stretch epic streak to 22

On a winning streak that just won't stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins. All that was missing were a walk-off victory and extra innings. "Check those two off," closer Cody Allen said. "We're checking all the boxes." And check this out: 22 ...

/ Sep 14, 2017

Athletics choose site for new ballpark

The Athletics have picked land near Oakland's Lake Merritt as the site for a new, privately financed ballpark. Team president Dave Kaval said in a letter sent Tuesday evening to the Peralta Community College District that he believes the location presents an opportunity to keep ...

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 ...