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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | July 15, 2019

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Today in Tribe History: July 9, 1996

July 9, 2019 |

Cleveland sends left-handed reliever Jim Poole to the San Francisco Giants for first baseman/outfielder Mark Carreon. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 8, 1935

July 8, 2019 |

Cleveland plays host to the third official Major League Baseball All-Star Game, as the American League team defeats the National League team at Cleveland Municipal Stadium by a score of 4-1. It marked the third straight victory in the now annual exhibition for the junior circuit. Read More

Tribe Routs Reds to Close Out First Half; Indians 11, Reds 1

July 7, 2019 |

The Indians matched a season-high with 18 hits and put up eleven runs, including six in the eighth, to rout the Cincinnati Reds by an 11-1 final to wrap up the first half of the season.

Cleveland (50-38) cruised to a sixth straight victory with a strong pitching performance from Trevor Bauer (8-6) and moved within five and a half games of the Minnesota Twins in the division, as the top club in the American League Central fell 4-1 in eleven innings against the Texas Rangers. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 7, 1948

July 7, 2019 |

It was a happy birthday for Satchel Paige on this date, as the Indians purchase the Negro League legend from the Kansas City Monarchs, bringing in the ageless right-hander to Cleveland for the second half of the season. Read More

Five Runs Late Back Bieber and Tribe to Victory in Cincy; Indians 7, Reds 2

July 6, 2019 |

The Indians’ winning streak improved to five straight as the Tribe bats erupted for five runs over the final two innings to break a 2-2 tie and send Cleveland to a 7-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday afternoon.

On a scorcher from the Queen City, newly minted All-Star pitcher Shane Bieber was tasked with taking down a tough Reds lineup. He handled his business for eight quality innings on the mound and his offense picked up the pieces in the final two innings to give the Indians another needed victory in their slow and methodical climb back up the American League Central Division standings. Now a season-high eleven games over the .500 mark, Cleveland (49-38) trails the Minnesota Twins by six and a half games. Read More

Carrasco Battling Leukemia

July 6, 2019 |

Word broke in the overnight hours Friday night that the condition keeping Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco off of the mound was in fact leukemia.

CDN 37, a news station in the Dominican Republic, announced the news regarding Carrasco shortly before 11 PM in a tweet on the station’s Twitter page (@CDN37). The tweet was in reference to Carrasco’s upcoming interview with CDN 37’s Frank Camilo (Mister Deportes), scheduled to air at 4 PM on Sunday on the station. Read More

‘I love Cleveland and I always will’: Colavito Overwhelmed in Return to Town

July 6, 2019 |

Age has caught up with Rocky Colavito.

The dark hair has gone white. He’s fought off cancer, had a quadruple bypass after a heart attack, and lost a leg to complications by diabetes. At his event Friday night at the Keybank State Theater in Playhouse Square, he was wheeled out on stage and helped into a chair.

But the love was still there. Colavito, a fan favorite whose trade to the Tigers incensed his legions of rooters, was subject to a sustained standing ovation when he appeared on stage. And he was just as overjoyed to see the crowd as they were to see him.

“I love you all,” he said. “I love Cleveland and I always will.” Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 6, 1997

July 6, 2019 |

Indians catcher Sandy Alomar Jr. extends his hitting streak to 30 games with a second inning single as Cleveland defeats the Kansas City Royals, 8-7, in front of a packed house at Jacobs Field. Read More

Cleveland’s Bieber Named an American League All-Star

July 5, 2019 |

Another member of the Indians will be staying home in Cleveland for the All-Star break. On Friday afternoon, Major League Baseball announced that right-handed pitcher Shane Bieber had been named to the American League All-Star team as a replacement for pitchers scheduled to pitch on Sunday.

Bieber joins starting first baseman Carlos Santana and reserves Francisco Lindor and Brad Hand as the fourth Indians representative for the 90th All-Star Game, set for play on Tuesday night from Progressive Field. Read More

First Cleveland All-Star Game Ended Up Being Only Game at Stadium that Year

July 5, 2019 |

With the 90th Midsummer Classic coming to Cleveland on Tuesday, July 9, we at Did The Tribe Win Last Night look back at some of the other All-Star Games hosted by the city over the years. This story was originally published July 5, 2017. – BT

As soon as plans were announced for an All-Star Game at Comiskey Park to coincide with the Chicago World’s Fair of 1933, every other city in the major leagues wanted to host one – including Cleveland.

The Indians had a history with all-star contests, holding a benefit game for Addie Joss’ family in 1911 that was then the largest collection of star power on one field. The city’s newly-constructed stadium on the lakefront downtown would also make a perfect venue for the game.

And it did, two years later – but that turned out to be the only major league game played at the stadium that year. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 5, 1947

July 5, 2019 |

Two days after purchasing his contract from the Newark Eagles, Larry Doby makes his Major League debut with the Cleveland Indians, becoming the first black player in the American League. Read More

Six-Run Seventh Completes Kansas City Sweep; Indians 8, Royals 4

July 4, 2019 |

A six-run outburst by the Indians in the seventh inning proved to be enough as Cleveland completed a three-game sweep over the Kansas City Royals in an 8-4 final on Thursday.

The Indians (48-38) moved to a season-high ten games above even and cut their deficit in the American League Central Division down to six games, coupled with a Minnesota loss in Oakland for the second time in three days. The Indians’ bullpen picked up for rookie righty Zach Plesac when he was unable to make it through the third inning and stopped the bleeding, holding the Royals to just a run on four hits over the final six and one-third innings. Read More