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ALDS Game 4: Terry Francona postgame interview
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Indians manager Terry Francona discusses Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the Yankees.

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On short rest, Bauer can't replicate G1 gem
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Pitching on three days’ rest Monday night in Game 4 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, with a chance to eliminate the Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Trevor Bauer’s best stuff deserted him during the Indians’ 7-3 loss.

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Indians can't cool Yanks' hot bats in G4 loss
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Luis Severino struck out nine over seven strong innings, Aaron Judge mashed a two-run double and Gary Sanchez homered as the Yankees rolled to a 7-3 win over the Indians on Monday night in Game 4 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.

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Rested Tribe ace Kluber gets call for decisive G5
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The chants started in the eighth inning Monday night as Yankees fans felt their 7-3 victory over the Indians in Game 4 was in hand. “We want Klu-ber!” “We want Klu-ber!” Corey Kluber, in turn, would like another chance at the Yankees. He has had plenty of time to mull it over.

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Francona on Encarnacion return for G5: 'I hope'
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The crutches that have been leaning against Edwin Encarnacion’s locker over the past few days have been an unsettling visual for the Indians. Cleveland handed the slugger the largest free-agent contract in franchise history with the October stage in mind, and a freak right ankle injury has robbed the club of any heroics he might […]

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Edwin sits out Game 3, still day to day
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Edwin Encarnacion hit in the indoor batting cages at Yankee Stadium pregame, but his sprained right ankle kept him out of the Indians’ 1-0 loss to the Yankees in Game 3 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan on Sunday night.

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Bauer to start Game 4 vs. Yanks on short rest
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Following their loss in Game 3 of the American League Division series presented by Doosan, the Indians announced that right-hander Trevor Bauer will start Game 4 at Yankee Stadium on Monday.

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Tito forces Yanks to use Chapman for 5 outs
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While Indians manager Terry Francona is making marks on his lineup card and nervously gnawing on his gum wad, his mind is often working toward two primary goals: winning the game at hand and trying to gain an advantage in the one that follows. That was Francona’s aim again in the eighth inning of Game […]

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Judge uses his reach to deny Lindor of HR
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Yankees rookie Aaron Judge wasn’t about to let Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor play the part of hero again on Sunday night in Game 3 of the ALDS presented by Doosan.

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Miller falters after Carrasco duels in Game 3
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With the Yankees’ season on the line, Masahiro Tanaka tossed seven brilliant innings and Greg Bird cracked a majestic home run off Andrew Miller, extending the Yankees’ run for another day with a 1-0 victory over the Indians in Sunday’s Game 3 of the ALDS presented by Doosan.

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One bad pitch: Miller laments Bird's homer
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It was the one that got away, as bad pitch selection hurt Indians’ reliever Andrew Miller in Game 3 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, as he allowed a home run to Greg Bird that proved to be the difference.

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Bauer gets nod as Tribe looks to close out DS
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Game 1 winner Trevor Bauer starts on short rest — though he’ll have plenty of fresh, capable arms available in the bullpen — as the Indians take on dynamic right-hander Luis Severino and the Yankees in Game 4 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.

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