Cleveland Indians

Carrasco flirts with no-no in Tribe's win vs. Rays
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Carlos Carrasco flirted with a no-hitter, and the Indians’ bats hung a five-spot on the board in the fifth to lead a 5-0 win over the Rays on Friday night at Tropicana Field.

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Bruce move signals Indians' 2017 motives
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There are two issues that led the Indians to to make a move on Wednesday night for Jay Bruce, a player whose 29 homers and career-best OPS output were essentially ignored at the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline but still movable in this August period.

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Kipnis exits with tightness in right hamstring
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In his fourth game back from a right hamstring strain, Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis experienced tightness in the same hamstring and was taken out of Thursday’s 4-1 loss to the Rays in the fourth inning.

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Tribe can't back Salazar, falls on late homer
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Corey Dickerson’s three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth gave the Rays a 4-1 win over the Indians on Thursday night at Tropicana Field.

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Bruce, Carrasco set to lead Tribe against Rays
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Newly acquired outfielder Jay Bruce is expected to join the Indians’ starting lineup for the first time when road warrior Carlos Carrasco (10-5, 4.06 ERA) and home-park hero Jacob Faria (5-2, 2.81 ERA) square off at Tropicana Field on Friday at 7:10 p.m. ET.

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Tito excited to add difference-maker in Bruce
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Indians manager Terry Francona knew his club was interested in acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Mets, so after Cleveland’s frustrating 12-inning loss to the Rockies on Wednesday, Francona spoke to president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti and general manager Mike Chernoff.

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Tribe's fun nicknames part of Players Weekend
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Francisco Lindor flashed a smile when asked what nickname would be on the back of his Indians jersey later this month. Lindor will have fun with the nickname on his jersey during Players Weekend, which will be introduced by Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association on Aug. 25-27, when the Indians host the […]

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Indians acquire outfielder Bruce from Mets
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The Indians acquired right fielder Jay Bruce from the Mets for Minor League right-hander Ryder Ryan on Wednesday night.

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Ankle sprain lands Brantley on 10-day DL
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The initial hope on Wednesday morning was that Michael Brantley’s ailing right ankle would respond well to treatment, delaying a potential trip to the disabled list. That thinking changed roughly an hour before the Indians’ game against the Rockies.

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Salazar looks to stay hot in opener vs. Rays
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Indians right-hander Danny Salazar will look to continue his hot stretch since returning from the disabled list when he takes the mound for Thursday’s series opener against the Rays at Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay will counter with left-hander Blake Snell.

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Indians scout donating kidney to grandson
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Next Wednesday morning, a scout for the Indians, 61-year-old baseball lifer Kyle Van Hook, will check himself into St. Luke’s Health at the Texas Medical Center.

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Tribe knows 'pen not to blame for tough loss
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After any tough loss, it is only natural for fans to browse a box score while playing the blame game. In the wake of the Indians’ extra-inning defeat to the Rockies on Wednesday, the fine print would show a blown save for closer Cody Allen and a loss for reliever Zach McAllister.

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