The Rangers complete their second major trade in as many days‚ sending first baseman Pete O’Brien‚ outfielder Oddibe McDowell‚ and second baseman Jerry Browne to Cleveland for second baseman Julio Franco. Franco was a budding young star for Cleveland and would go on to become an All-Star with Texas.
In one of the more unfortunate and unusual losses of the season, the Indians fell to the San Francisco Giants, 1-0, as the lone run of the…
Less than three years after signing with the club, 21-year-old right-hander Jaret Wright makes his Major League debut in front of a packed Jacobs Field crowd and…
For the sixth time this season, Luis Tiant throws a complete game shutout as he and his Cleveland teammates blank the Detroit Tigers, 3-0.
The Cleveland Indians acquire the highly controversial John Rocker from the Atlanta Braves with a minor leaguer for relievers Steve Karsay and Steve Reed.
The “Red Baron”, Rick Sutcliffe, is born in Independence, Missouri.