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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | August 17, 2018

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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

Tables Turn as Tribe Loses on Palka Walk-Off Shot; White Sox 1, Indians 0

August 10, 2018 |

After winning back-to-back games in walk-off fashion, the Cleveland Indians were on the losing end in the same way as Daniel Palka led off the bottom of the ninth with an opposite field solo home run to left off of Neil Ramirez to give the Chicago White Sox a 1-0 victory.

The Indians’ (64-51) three-game winning streak came to an end on Friday night in the opener from Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago as the White Sox (42-73) edged out just their third win in eleven tries against the Tribe with one swing from Palka. The two teams combined for ten hits on the night, but the final one was the biggest. Read More

Tribe Back on the Road with a Return Trip to the Windy City

August 10, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians kick off a six-game road trip with a return to Chicago for a three-game weekend set with the White Sox.

The Tribe (64-50) moved to a season-high 14 games over the .500 mark by winning three of four from the Minnesota Twins during the week. It brought their record against the division to 35-16 on the season (with an 8-8 mark against the Twins with three left to play). Cleveland comes into the weekend with an eleven-game lead in the AL Central over Minnesota and a 23-game advantage over Chicago. Read More

Tribe Takes Series from Twins on Brantley’s Walk-off; Indians 5, Twins 4

August 9, 2018 |

Through 112 games, the Cleveland Indians had two walk-off victories and had not had one since May 27. They matched that mark in the last two games as Michael Brantley drove in Greg Allen with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth of a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday afternoon from Progressive Field.

The recipe to a victory followed a similar design for the Tribe on Thursday, as they needed late inning heroics to overcome a game-tying home run from a member of the heart of the Twins order. Read More

New-York Penn League Picks Scrappers’ Nelson as Player of the Month

August 9, 2018 |

Hosea Nelson’s Player of the Week award on July 23 wasn’t enough, as the 21-year-old outfielder took home the New York-Penn League’s Player of the Month Award earlier this week for his impressive play all throughout July.

Nelson, a ninth round pick by Cleveland in the 2016 draft out of Clarendon College (Texas), is in his third season in the Indians organization and has already surpassed most of his offensive statistics at the plate and on the base paths while working in his second season with short-season Mahoning Valley. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 9, 1981

August 9, 2018 |

Baseball is back after a strike midseason as the All-Star Game takes place in front of a Midsummer Classic record crowd of 72,086 fans at Cleveland Stadium. Read More

Lindor’s Three-Run Blast Walks Tribe Off a Winner; Indians 5, Twins 2

August 8, 2018 |

Francisco Lindor sent a three-run screamer over the wall in right with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to give the Cleveland Indians a 5-2 walk-off victory on Wednesday night.

For much of the first eight innings, there was little excitement to cheer for, but the Indians saved the best for last with their third walk-off win of the season (and first since May 27), following a blown save by Cody Allen in the top of the inning. Read More

Today in Tribe History: August 8, 1992

August 8, 2018 |

Powered by a one-hit shutout from Charles Nagy, the Cleveland Indians knock off the Baltimore Orioles, 6-0, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Read More

Twins Stop Tribe’s Winning Streak with Three-Run Second; Twins 3, Indians 2

August 8, 2018 |

Left-handed Twins pitching contained the Indians for seven innings and a three-batter outburst in the second provided Minnesota with all that they would need in a 3-2 win in Cleveland on Tuesday.

The Indians had no answer again for Adalberto Mejia, who shut down Cleveland for the second straight start. Carlos Carrasco kept the Twins in check for much of the night, but the first three batters of the second frame made the difference in the contest. Read More

Akron’s Haggerty Named Eastern League’s Player of the Week

August 7, 2018 |

A big week at the plate from Sam Haggerty earned the Akron utility man the Eastern League’s Player of the Week award for games played between July 30 and August 5.

Haggerty hit safely in all six games during the week as he extended his hitting streak to eight straight games. But he did more than just hit during his six games on the field as he also walked in five straight games on the way to putting up a .421/.538/.947 line. He drew six walks for the week and added eight hits, including a double, three triples, and one homer, while driving in five runs, scoring seven times, and stealing a pair of bases. Read More