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Did The Tribe Win Last Night? | July 23, 2017

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Today in Tribe History: July 15, 1989

July 15, 2017 |

Joey Belle makes his Major League debut for Cleveland while having the unenviable task of facing future Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan as the Indians hosted the Texas Rangers. Read More

Tribe Falls Flat in Four-Hit Shutout by A’s; A’s 5, Indians 0

July 15, 2017 |

It was a rare rough road start for Carlos Carrasco and the bats of his Cleveland Indians teammates could not kick off the All-Star break rust against Sonny Gray, who led the Oakland Athletics to a 5-0 four-hit shutout late Friday night.

Gray had the daunting task of taking the mound knowing that each start could be the last in the only home that he has known in his professional career. Rumored to be one of the more heavily pursued starting pitchers potentially on the trade block, now with Chicago’s Jose Quintana off of the market, the 27-year-old right-hander had to deal with rumors of his start being scratched less than an hour before first pitch. The speculation swirled through social media and led to him having to put his cell phone away due to the flood of text messages that he received less than an hour before taking the mound from those wondering if there was validity to his participation in “Hug Watch 2017”.

All Gray did from there was pitch like the highly coveted player that interested teams envisioned him to be. Read More

Tribe Starts West Coast Trip with Three in Oakland

July 14, 2017 |

Baseball is back. Tito is back. Heck, even Tyler Naquin is back.

After two long days without any Major League Baseball action (with exception of the trade of Jose Quintana across the sprawling city limits of Chicago), the Cleveland Indians are back in action as they start a Bay Area road trip on Friday night with three games with the Oakland Athletics.

The Indians (47-40) went into the All-Star break in the spot that they belong, leading the American League Central Division. While they have been able to hold off the hard charging Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals in recent weeks, the true test will come down the stretch in the second half. A playoff tested Indians team would presumably have the advantage over a young Twins club with glaring deficits in its starting rotation, but the Royals still could roll the dice and go in on one last hurrah before dealing with a financial crisis in free agency following the season. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 14, 1970

July 14, 2017 |

A violent home plate collision between Cleveland Indians catcher Ray Fosse and Cincinnati Reds star Pete Rose becomes the story of the day as Rose’s run in the 12th inning sends the National League All-Star team home victorious with a 5-4 walk-off win over the American League at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati. Read More

Argenis Angulo – Building Consistency

July 13, 2017 |

The top reliever on this season’s High-A Lynchburg Hillcats has been Argenis Angulo. The 6’3” closer hails from Araure, Venezuela. He made his way to the Cleveland system through Ranger College, a junior college in Texas. A 19th round selection in the 2014 First Year Player Draft, this season marks the first one begun in full season ball. Of his previous three seasons, he spent two in the Arizona League, and his third started in short-season ball at rookie level Mahoning Valley.

For as long as he can remember, Angulo has been playing baseball.

“My dad always liked baseball. He introduced me to it when I was two years old. He started tossing balls to me. I started playing Little League when I was about four years old.” Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 13, 1954

July 13, 2017 |

The Cleveland Indians host the 21st Midsummer Classic at Cleveland Stadium with the American League squad winning by an 11-9 score over the National League in front of 68,751 spectators. Read More

Tribe’s Top Farm Clubs Prepare for All-Star Games on Wednesday

July 12, 2017 |

All-Star games are the theme of the week as one day after Major League Baseball hosted its annual Midsummer Classic and several days after top prospects united for the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, both the International League and the Eastern League will play their respective games on Wednesday night.

The Indians’ top farm affiliate, the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, have just two representatives in Tacoma, Washington, for the Triple-A All-Star Game between the best of the International League and the Pacific Coast League. Richie Shaffer received the early invitation through voting, but middle infielder Eric Stamets was also asked to participate as a reserve. Read More

Former Indian Reynolds Prevails in 1951 Pitcher’s Duel with Feller

July 12, 2017 |

On July 1, 1951, Bob Feller made major league history, throwing his third career no-hitter.
Eleven days later, Feller was on the short end of another no-hitter – at the hands of a former teammate.

A crowd of 39,195 had settled in for a pitcher’s duel between Feller and Allie Reynolds. The Tribe was in fourth place, 4 ½ games behind the league-leading Red Sox and three behind the Yankees, then in third. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 12, 1938

July 12, 2017 |

Cleveland second baseman Odell Hale hits for the cycle as the Indians fall to the Washington Senators, 9-8, at Griffith Stadium. Read More

Tribe Stars Shine with Three Hits, a Steal, and a Save in AL Win; AL 2, NL 1

July 12, 2017 |

The city of Cleveland was well represented in Miami on Tuesday night. The Tribe contingent was active throughout the 88th annual All-Star Game in a contest decided on a tenth inning solo home run by Seattle’s Robinson Cano in a 2-1 American League victory over the host National League squad from Marlins Park.

Cano, an injury replacement for New York’s Starlin Castro, delivered the deciding run off of the lone Chicago Cub representative in the game, closer Wade Davis. Cano took home the Most Valuable Player award for his game-winner and the AL has won five consecutive games. The win evened up the all-time series between the two circuits at 43-43-2, while both teams have scored a total of 361 runs each. Read More

Lynchburg’s McKenzie Named Carolina League’s Pitcher of the Week Again

July 11, 2017 |

Triston McKenzie is still technically a teenager, but his list of professional accomplishments is growing at a rapid pace.

After pitching briefly in the ninth inning of the SIriusXM All-Star Futures Game in Miami, Florida, on Sunday afternoon, McKenzie was named the Carolina League’s Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

It marks the second time this season that McKenzie has received the honor, following his award on May 14. Read More

Today in Tribe History: July 11, 2002

July 11, 2017 |

The Indians fire manager Charlie Manuel and name third base coach Joel Skinner as the club’s interim manager after a 39-47 start to the season has Cleveland nine and a half games out of the American League Central Division race. Read More