Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2

Baseball 05/25/19, 21:20

Charlie Morton struck out a season-high 10 and Ji-Man Choi and Tommy Pham hit two-run homers Saturday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 6-2 win over the Cleveland Indians in a game delayed for nearly three hours because of an incorrect weather forecast.Morton (5-0) extended his unbeaten streak ...

Leading off: Morton’s streak, Biggio’s bid, Wacha’s move

Sports 05/24/19, 22:43

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:WHAT A STRINGRays right-hander Charlie Morton hasn't lost in his last 17 starts, going 7-0 with a 3.21 ERA in a span that started last August with Houston. Morton (4-0, 2.65) faces Carlos Carrasco and the Indians in Cleveland.Toronto Blue Jays' Cavan ...

Luplow hits 2 of Indians’ 5 HRs in 9-0 romp over White Sox

Baseball 05/14/19, 17:52

Jordan Luplow and the Cleveland Indians' anemic offense once again found the tonic they needed in Manny Bañuelos and the Chicago White Sox.Luplow hit two of Cleveland's five homers, Carlos Carrasco cruised through seven innings and the Indians pounded the White Sox 9-0 on Tuesday.Roberto Pérez, Jake Bauers and José ...

Indians blank White Sox 5-0 in rain-shortened game

Baseball 05/10/19, 02:26

Knowing a heavy rainstorm was on its way, Carlos Carrasco wanted to get through five innings as quickly as possible Thursday.Even if it meant giving his teammates a nudge.Carrasco held Chicago to two hits, Jordan Luplow hit his first two home runs of the season and the Indians defeated the ...

Indians blank White Sox 5-0 in rain-shortened game

Baseball 05/09/19, 16:52

Carlos Carrasco held Chicago to two hits, Jordan Luplow hit his first two home runs of the season and the Cleveland Indians defeated the White Sox 5-0 on Thursday in a game that was called after five innings following a rain delay of 2 hours, 34 minutes. The rain began to ...

Santana HR in 8th, Indians send Mariners to 6th loss in row

Baseball 05/04/19, 18:29

Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Cleveland Indians rallied past Seattle 5-4 Saturday, the Mariners' sixth straight loss. Santana tagged Connor Sadzeck (0-1) for his fifth home run of the season. Tim Beckham hit a leadoff home run to break a 3-all tie in the eighth ...

Long 3-run blast by Chirinos lifts Astros over Indians, 4-1

Baseball 04/28/19, 21:14

Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in a four-run seventh inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday night.The Astros were unable to do much against Carlos Carrasco (2-3) early and had just one hit when former Indian Michael Brantley singled with ...

Carrasco injures knee in Indians’ 3-1 loss to Marlins

Baseball 04/23/19, 20:06

Pablo López allowed just two hits in his longest start this season and Jorge Alfaro homered on reliever Neil Ramírez's first pitch, moments after Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco left with another injury in the Florida Marlins' 3-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.López (2-3) stoapped a three-start losing streak. ...

Carrasco K’s 12, Indians sweep Mariners with 1-0 win

Sports 04/17/19, 20:26

Carlos Carrasco rebounded from one of his worst starts with 12 strikeouts, Jake Bauers hit a solo homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.Carrasco (2-2) pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, dominating as the Indians handed Seattle its sixth straight loss. ...

Gordon, Royals end 10-game losing streak, beat Indians 8-1

Baseball 04/12/19, 22:45

Alex Gordon homered, doubled twice and singled as the Kansas City Royals stopped a 10-game losing streak, racing to a big lead and beating the Cleveland Indians 8-1 Friday night.Gordon homered during a six-run first inning against Carlos Carrasco (1-2).The Royals hit for the cycle in the opening inning — ...

Carrasco Ks 12 in 5 innings, Indians beat Blue Jays 7-2

Baseball 04/06/19, 19:05

Carlos Carrasco became the first Indians pitcher since at least 1908 to strike out 12 over five innings and Cleveland beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 Saturday.Carrasco (1-1) was overpowering a week after struggling in his first start of the season. The right-hander completed his 23rd double-figure strikeout game, holding ...

Stamets’ grand slam sends Indians past Rangers 10-1

Sports 03/25/19, 22:41

Rookie shortstop Eric Stamets hit a fourth-inning grand slam, his first home run of the spring, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers 10-1 on Monday night.Kevin Plawecki hit a two-run homer in the ninth, and Greg Allen had a bases-loaded triple in the eighth.Stamets will start at shortstop ...

Indians tab Kluber for 5th straight opening-day start

Baseball 03/23/19, 19:10

Corey Kluber will start on opening day for the Cleveland Indians for the fifth consecutive season, matching a franchise record.The two-time AL Cy Young Award winner was given the nod Saturday by manager Terry Francona.Stan Coveleski is the only other Cleveland pitcher to start five straight openers. Bob Feller holds ...

Indians to count on strong starting pitching again in 2019

Baseball 03/09/19, 12:48

Presumably, they will all be ready to pitch the first week of the season. Right now, Cleveland's loaded starting rotation is in limbo. With the March 28 opener at Minnesota drawing near, manager Terry Francona has yet to say who he will start against the Twins or how he will configure ...

Indians sign elite starter Carlos Carrasco to 4-year deal

Baseball 12/06/18, 14:14

The Indians have signed starter Carlos Carrasco to a four-year contract extension through the 2022 season.Carrasco's deal includes a club option for 2023. Financial terms were not immediately available.The right-hander went 17-10 with a 3.38 ERA in 30 starts last season for the AL Central champions. He finished with a ...

Indians trade All-Star Gomes to Nationals

Sports 11/30/18, 20:23

The Indians traded one of their big arms — from behind the plateCleveland, which has been dangling right-handers Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer and Carlos Carrasco as trade bait, dealt All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Washington Nationals on Friday.In return, the three-time defending AL Central champions got outfielder Daniel Jonson ...

Indians exercise contract options on starter Carrasco

Baseball 10/30/18, 11:39

The Cleveland Indians have picked up their $9.75 million contract option on starter Carlos Carrasco for next season. Carrasco has developed into one of the AL's best pitchers. The team has another option for 2020 on the right-hander, who has won 35 games over the past two seasons. The team declined their ...

Miller stumbles, Indians fall into 2-0 ALDS hole vs Astros

Baseball 10/06/18, 20:33

Two Octobers after sparking a reliever revolution, Andrew Miller came up empty.Miller failed to get an out in relief of starter Carlos Carrasco, allowing a go-ahead double to Marwin Gonzlaez as the Cleveland Indians lost to Houston 3-1 Saturday and fell into a 2-0 AL Division Series deficit.Miller's ineffectual outing ...

Leading off: Springer HR streak, Price not right vs Yankees

Baseball 10/05/18, 23:15

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:SPRINGTIMEAstros leadoff man George Springer has a chance to tie the postseason record for most consecutive games with a home run. Springer connected for the fifth game in a row Friday as Houston beat Cleveland 7-2 to open the AL Division Series.Houston ...

In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters

Baseball 10/04/18, 20:07

This postseason may be best remembered for its bullpen openers. Just not in the AL Division Series between the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians.Relief pitchers are covering entire games for other championship contenders this October, but the Astros and Indians are ready to roll old school, starting with Cy Young ...

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