Cleveland Indians

DYK: Division Series Game 5 history
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The Yankees returned home on the brink of elimination. Now they head back to Cleveland for a winner-take-all showdown.

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Santana's 2-run shot not enough for Indians
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After a nightmarish first few innings Monday in Game 4 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, the Indians showed signs of life against the Yankees in the fourth inning when Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer to straightaway center field at Yankee Stadium. However, the Tribe fell, 7-3, as the Yankees forced […]

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Indians pay heavy price with 4 costly errors
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The second-inning mound visit from Indians manager Terry Francona was to pull starter Trevor Bauer. But as long as Francona was out there, he was going to send a message to third baseman Giovanny Urshela, whose error earlier in the inning set up the Yankees’ commanding four-run rally.

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Tribe's postseason fate lies with Kluber, Tito
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Trevor Bauer stood on a small portable platform in the middle of the visitors’ clubhouse at Yankee Stadium, making it easier for the large pack of reporters to circle him Monday night. As Bauer answered questions, Indians ace Corey Kluber sat unbothered at his locker, lacing up his dress shoes for the trip back to […]

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Tribe looking for Lindor, Ramirez to set table
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The frustration finally fell over Francisco Lindor’s face, a rare sight for the usually smiling shortstop. Both hands clasped the helmet he brought to his feet in disgust. Scraped of context, the angst spurred by Lindor’s hard lineout in the fourth could’ve said a lot about the Indians’ surprisingly sloppy 7-3 loss on Monday night […]

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Indians-Yankees ALDS Game 4: In Real Life
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The Yankees beat the Indians, 7-3, on Monday to force a deciding Game 5 in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan. We were at the scene in and around Yankee Stadium.

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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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