Cleveland Indians

Kluber, McCarthy set to square off in Cleveland
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Right-hander Brandon McCarthy is in the midst of one of the best seasons in his 12-year career, in part due to the resurgence of his cutter. Now he’ll get to show off the pitch against the lefty-heavy Indians on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

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Bauer battles Kershaw, but LA bests Miller
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Cody Bellinger not only had his fourth multi-homer game of the season, but he became the first player this season to hit a home run off Indians reliever Andrew Miller. The Dodgers’ rookie first baseman connected for a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth inning off Miller, and added a three-run home run in the […]

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Indians nab speedy outfielder in second round
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Without a first-round pick in the MLB Draft this year, the Indians had to cast a wider net in order to find their top selection. On Monday night, as names came off the board in baseball’s annual amateur showcase, Cleveland found its man in prep outfielder Quentin Holmes.

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Tribe pleased to get Freeman at pick No. 71
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The Indians did their homework on Tyler Freeman. After getting extensive looks at the high school shortstop, Cleveland kept coming back to his advanced ability to hit. The Indians felt that could overcome any other questions that might exist at the moment.

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LIVE Draft Tracker: Follow every Indians pick
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Stay up to the minute with live Draft results, including player info, scouting video, sortable data and more on every selection for all three days.

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'In the middle' of big win, Gonzalez breaks out
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With a stacked infield, it can be tough for a young utility man like Erik Gonzalez to get consistent playing time and develop as a player. But with Jason Kipnis getting the day off in Sunday’s 4-2 win over the White Sox, Indians manager Terry Francona opted to start Gonzalez at second, and the rookie […]

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Kipnis a shining example of 2nd-round success
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This year’s Draft begins at 6 p.m. ET on Monday night with broadcast coverage on both MLB.com and MLB Network, and the event will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday on MLB.com. On Day 1, the Indians will have the 64th overall pick (second round). They chose Jason Kipnis with the 63rd pick in 2009.

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Bauer gets challenging matchup vs. Kershaw
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Clayton Kershaw will take the mound in the Dodgers’ first Interleague game of the season, as the ace will pitch opposite Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer in the series opener on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.

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Great 'pen effort gives Carrasco, Tribe victory
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Carlos Carrasco was effective into the sixth and the Indians’ late-inning bullpen trio handled the rest, helping the Tribe to a 4-2 victory over the White Sox on Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field. Cleveland took two out of three to win the series.

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Carrasco faces familiar foe in finale
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Two of the American League’s top starters will face off in the series finale between division rivals, as White Sox lefty Jose Quintana and Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco take the mound on Sunday at Progressive Field.

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'Pull mode' affecting Lindor's results at plate
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With power comes great responsibility. In Francisco Lindor’s case, his responsibility right now for the Indians is to make sure that his increased power production does not get in the way of his ability to use the whole field.

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Brantley redeems himself after rare miscue
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As the ball off the bat of White Sox center fielder Leury Garcia carried to the left-field corner, Indians left fielder Michael Brantley gave chase. Nine times out of 10, Brantley makes the catch on this kind of play. But this time, Brantley made an uncharacteristic miscue as the ball popped out of his glove […]

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