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Martinez trade return bearing fruit at instructs
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The Tigers were impressed after seeing the three players they received in the deal, Dawel Lugo, Sergio Alcantara and Jose King, participate in instructional league play.

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DYK? Facts, figures from wild Wednesday
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One Game 5 was set up on Wednesday. Another was settled. The Nationals shut out the Cubs, 5-0, at Wrigley Field, in Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. Later in the evening, the Yankees scored three early runs against Indians ace Corey Kluber and held on for a 5-2 victory […]

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Kluber done in by two Gregorius homers
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The Indians had a deciding Game 5 on their home field with their best starter, an American League Cy Young favorite, on the mound. They couldn’t have asked for a much better scenario.

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Tribe: Yankees 'played their butts off'
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For the Indians — who finished the regular season as the AL’s top seed, rattled off an AL-record 22-game winning streak and looked to avenge their World Series loss to the Cubs last season — the loss in the first round of the postseason was clearly devastating. Despite their heartbreak, the Indians tipped their hats […]

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Indians' exit shouldn't overshadow the journey
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The Indians made history with a 102-win regular season that included a 22-game winning streak. They needed a third win against the Yankees in October to keep their postseason hopes alive.

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Shaw grateful for Cleveland fans' support
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In what could have been his final appearance in an Indians uniform, Bryan Shaw — who will be a free agent this offseason — delivered two strong innings of relief to keep the Tribe’s hopes alive in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.

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Indians left to mull over questions after loss
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The Indians will have all offseason to dissect what went wrong during the last three games of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, as they dropped the final three games and were eliminated by the Yankees.

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Tribe's storied season ends in heartbreak
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Didi Gregorius homered twice, CC Sabathia rolled back the clock with nine strikeouts before turning it over to the bullpen in the fifth inning and the Yankees completed their historic comeback from a daunting deficit, advancing past the Indians with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the American League Division Series […]

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Hahn happy for ex-White Sox players' success
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Rick Hahn doesn’t set out to win a trade when executing a deal, although he certainly has had many chances to do so since last December as the White Sox rebuild moved ahead full force.

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Edwin returns to lineup for must-win Game 5
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Edwin Encarnacion has put the crutches down and picked up a bat. The Indians slugger officially returned to the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Yankees for Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.

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Wade, Jay among Twins' AFL standouts
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A quartet of Twins prospects stood out during their Arizona Fall League debuts on Tuesday with the Surprise Saguaros, who lost their season-opener to Salt River, 4-3.

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Castrovince: 5 storylines for ALDS Game 5
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The plot has thickened in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, and we go into Game 5 between the Yankees and Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field eager to know the outcome.

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