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

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Posts By Bob Toth

Today in Tribe History: October 1, 1954

October 1, 2018 |

For the first time since 1948, the World Series comes to the city of Cleveland as the Indians, owners of the most wins in baseball this season, host New York but the Giants score early and often in a 6-2 win. Read More

Tribe Takes Home Win in Season Finale; Indians 2, Royals 1

September 30, 2018 |

In the final regular season tune up for the Cleveland Indians, Carlos Carrasco and Trevor Bauer combined for one-run, five-hit baseball in a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

The biggest news to come out of game 162 was that there were no further injuries to the Tribe’s roster, which may have been the most important thing circled on the day’s agenda for manager Terry Francona. He got in a balanced game from dual starters Carrasco and Bauer, who each gave solid and encouraging efforts in their final action of the regular season. Carrasco earned his 17th win of the season, one short of his career high established a season ago, and Bauer’s four innings of work gave him the first save of his professional career. Regulars in the lineup got a handful of at bats, with only left-handed hitting Yonder Alonso out of the starting lineup against lanky lefty Eric Skoglund. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 30, 1995

September 30, 2018 |

Albert Belle becomes the first Indians player to hit 50 home runs in a season as his solo blast in the sixth tied the game prior to a Cleveland 3-2 walk-off win over the Kansas City Royals. Read More

Bullpen Falters in Postseason Tune Up; Royals 9, Indians 4

September 29, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians lost an inconsequential game on Saturday night, but could have lost much more after an injury to Yan Gomes led to several stitches. As for the game results, Andrew Miller allowed a three-run home run in a four-run sixth and Cody Allen gave up two more the next frame as the Indians dropped a 9-4 decision in Kansas City with the Royals.

While manager Terry Francona looked to get his players prepped for postseason work next Friday against the Houston Astros, things did not go as planned. Corey Kluber exited early as planned after allowing three runs in five innings, but the bullpen struggled with six runs allowed from two of their workhorses in the latter innings. Far more concerning, however, was the injury to All-Star catcher Gomes, who left the game in the third after hitting his throwing hand on the bat of Alex Gordon. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 29, 2013

September 29, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians clinch the first American League Wild Card spot with their tenth straight win, a 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Read More

Ten-Spot in Seventh Slams Tribe to Easy Victory; Indians 14, Royals 6

September 28, 2018 |

The Indians turned a tight 1-0 game into an eleven-run lead with a season-high ten-run inning in the seventh on Friday night on the way to a 14-6 win over the Kansas City Royals from Kauffman Stadium.

For six innings, the Indians and Royals were locked into a pitchers’ duel, with only a Jason Kipnis homer on the scoreboard. That all changed in the seventh inning, as the Indians took their third look at Kansas City right-hander Ian Kennedy and launched pitch after pitch in the frame all over the yard on the way to a season-best performance and the run support that starter Mike Clevinger deserved. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 28, 1984

September 28, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians eliminate the Minnesota Twins from the postseason after overcoming a ten-run deficit to claim a win in their last at bat in an 11-10 victory. Read More

KC Avoid Franchise-Worst Mark with Walk-off Versus Tribe; Royals 2, Indians 1

September 27, 2018 |

Adalberto Mondesi had himself a day all over the field for the Royals on Thursday and he capped it by scoring the winning run in the bottom of the tenth inning to give Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Cleveland Indians from Kauffman Stadium.

Mondesi, son of former big leaguer Raul Mondesi who previously played under the same name as his big league pops, started the Royals scoring with his 13th homer of the year, prevented a run in the eighth with a defensive gem, and then capped his day by walking, stealing two bases, and scoring in the tenth on Salvador Perez’s walk-off single against Neil Ramirez. Read More

Tribe Wraps Up Regular Season with Four Games in KC with Royals

September 27, 2018 |

A long regular season will come to its conclusion this weekend as the Kansas City Royals host the Cleveland Indians in a four-game set from Kauffman Stadium.

The Indians (89-69) will look to get some players some rest and others a little bit of extra work as the team makes decisions on the makeup of the postseason roster while looking to head into the playoffs on a hot streak. A tough September has seen the Indians post just a 12-12 record as the team wrapped up the division early and has coasted through much of the season without a threat from the other four teams in the American League Central Division. With the exception of a 1-1 record in March, the Indians have played no worse than two games over .500 in any month of the season. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 27, 1914

September 27, 2018 |

Nap Lajoie joins the 3,000 hit club, becoming just the second Major League ball player* to do so.  Honus Wagner previously beat him to the plateau earlier in the season on June 9th. Read More

Tribe Routs Sox to Spoil Chicago’s Final Home Date; Indians 10, White Sox 2

September 26, 2018 |

The Cleveland Indians wrapped up a productive season against both Chicago teams with eight shutout innings on Wednesday in a 10-2 victory at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Allowing just a pair of runs in the ninth inning, the Indians successfully stomped the White Sox in their home finale to finish the season with a 14-5 record against their young and rebuilding divisional rival. Six dominant shutout innings from Shane Bieber took the White Sox right out of the game, and four straight innings of scoring in the middle of the game from the Tribe offense buried Chicago in a hole it could not come out of. Read More

Today in Tribe History: September 26, 1907

September 26, 2018 |

Heinie Berger allows just one hit to New York as the Naps defeat the Highlanders, 6-0, giving Cleveland back-to-back one-hitters. Read More