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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | August 15, 2018

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Today in Tribe History: August 15, 1950

August 15, 2018 |

Bob Kennedy starts a triple play in the top of the fifth inning, but it is not enough as the second place Cleveland Indians fall to the first place Detroit Tigers by a 4-1 final. Read More

Kluber Continues Dominance of Reds in Tribe’s Fourth Straight Win; Indians 8, Reds 1

August 14, 2018 |

Corey Kluber cruised through seven innings for the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night, allowing one run while backed early and often by his offense in an 8-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

It was a taste of the old Kluber from Great American Ball Park, where he looked to defend a 3-0 career mark against the Reds in three career starts, but it was to be his first appearance against the cross-state club since 2015. Before he could step foot to the mound to throw his first pitch of the night, he stood at the plate with a bat in his hands as the Indians put up four first inning runs and sent nine men to the plate to put away the game mere minutes after it had started. Read More

Stress Fracture Sends Tribe’s Bauer to the Disabled List

August 14, 2018 |

In a season of firsts for Trevor Bauer, his most recent one not only hurt, but has proven costly.

The Cleveland Indians announced on Tuesday afternoon that instead of making his next scheduled start on Friday as hoped, Bauer had been placed on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to August 12) with a small stress fracture in his right leg. The stint on the disabled list is the first of Bauer’s Major League career. Read More

Scrappers Ready for New York-Penn League All-Star Game

August 14, 2018 |

The first place Mahoning Valley Scrappers (32-22) will be well represented at Tuesday’s New York-Penn League All-Star Game at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, the home of the State College Spikes.

Five members of the Cleveland Indians’ short-season affiliate will represent the South squad in the annual exhibition, a reward for strong performances in the first half of play. Shortstop Tyler Freeman, first baseman Mitch Reeves, outfielder Hosea Nelson, and relievers Luis Santos and Randy Valladares will play together while looking to knock off the North club. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 14, 2003

August 14, 2018 |

Probably one of the more unlikely players to do so, the Indians’ Travis Hafner hits for a cycle in Minneapolis as Cleveland defeats the Minnesota Twins, 8-3. Read More

Seven-Run Tie-Breaking Sixth Sends Tribe to Victory; Indians 10, Reds 3

August 13, 2018 |

After being held to two runs over the first five innings, the Cleveland bats broke out with seven runs in the sixth to pace the Indians to a 10-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday.

Mike Clevinger finally got back into the win column with his first victory since July 1 as a shaky outing from the right-hander was supported with the big outburst in the latter half of the ball game. The top three hitters in the Tribe’s lineup combined to go 8-for-15 with three walks, contributing four runs batted in and six runs scored. Read More

Battle for Ohio Cup Resumes as Tribe Heads to Cincinnati

August 13, 2018 |

The Cincinnati Reds got the better of the Cleveland Indians last month during a three-game set from Progressive Field, so the Tribe will look to even that score as the club heads to Great American Ball Park for three games this week.

The Indians (66-51) are 15 games over .500 for the first time this year and have pushed their divisional lead to a season-high 12 games after handling the Chicago White Sox twice in three games over the weekend. It pushed Cleveland’s excellence against the AL Central to 37-17, the second-best record by any Major League club within its own division (Boston: 43-15). The Tribe lost a pair of close decisions in the first two games of their previous series with the Reds, losing by two and three runs before a lopsided 19-4 shellacking in the finale on July 11. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 13, 2014

August 13, 2018 |

A recently acquired prospect plays the hero for the Tribe as Zach Walters hits a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Indians defeat the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2, in the first game of a doubleheader. Read More

Tribe Gets a Scare, but Holds on Late for a Win; Indians 9, White Sox 7

August 12, 2018 |

It wasn’t pretty at the end, but the Cleveland Indians took their fifth straight series win with a 9-7 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon from Guaranteed Rate Field.

Carlos Carrasco was dominant once again as he continued to torture opposing hitters on Sunday while moving into a tie with Corey Kluber for the team lead in wins with 14. He shut down the White Sox with seven innings of one-run baseball, striking out nine, walking none, and allowing just three hits in an effective 90-pitch effort. Since returning from the disabled list on July 6 against Oakland, the Cleveland starter has gone 6-1 in eight appearances. He has made five straight quality starts to start the second half of the season, going 3-1 in those outings with a 1.87 ERA, 43 strikeouts, and just four walks over the last 33 2/3 innings. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 12, 1940

August 12, 2018 |

Bob Feller is baseball’s first 20-game winner of the year as he outduels Detroit’s Hal Newhouser in an 8-5 win at League Park. Read More

Back-to-Back Blasts Back Injured Bauer in Tribe’s Win; Indians 3, White Sox 1

August 11, 2018 |

The Indians had a scare on Saturday night as Trevor Bauer exited a strong start in the seventh inning after being struck by a line drive, but the Cleveland bullpen held on as the Indians finished off a 3-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.

Bauer left in the bottom of the seventh inning after being struck by a comebacker off of the bat of Jose Abreu on the second pitch of the inning. The shot struck him in his swinging right leg just above the ankle and the deflection was handled for an out, but after 102 pitches and a pronounced limp, Bauer exited the game. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 11, 2006

August 11, 2018 |

In a disappointing season for the Tribe, they still had their surprise moments as they rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the ninth inning to steal a 4-3 win from the Kansas City Royals in walk-off fashion. Read More