This past week sure looked like it was going to end on a nice, positive note for the Indians.
Cleveland fought back from a big deficit on Thursday afternoon, losing only in extra innings after a valiant attempt. They edged out a 2-1 victory in Detroit on Friday in a strong outing from Corey Kluber and put up a ten-spot on Saturday in a 10-1 win over the Tigers.
And then the third inning happened on Sunday.
Now, Cleveland fans wait with bated breath, hoping that the results of the MRI on Carlos Carrasco’s left leg reveal nothing more than a minor hamstring injury and that he returns quickly from his pending stint on the disabled list.
While you wait and wonder like the rest of us, here’s some reading and listening material that you may have missed over the last week.
Stories You May Have Missed Last Week (by Bob unless noted):
4/18/16 – Brantley and Chisenhall Inching Closer to Returns from DL
4/18/16 – More Minor League Comebacks for the Indians on the Farm
4/19/16 – Stamets Working on Being More Than Just Defense (Danny Madden)
4/19/16 – The Curious Case of Corey Kluber (Eddie Kerekes)
4/19/16 – Mariners Make Only Stop of Season in Cleveland This Week
4/19/16 – Chisenhall in Center Field – Crazy, or Crazy Enough to Work?
4/20/16 – Indians Got Special Guest to Sing National Anthem at 1939 Opener (Vince Guerrieri)
4/20/16 – Greg Allen, Speed Merchant on the Rise (David Freier)
4/20/16 – Chisenhall Activated, Cowgill Optioned to Columbus
4/20/16 – Papi Named Carolina League Player of the Week
4/21/16 – Lefty Matt Whitehouse Looks to Rebound from 2014 Tommy John Surgery (Laurel Wilder)
4/22/16 – Erik Gonzalez Off to a Strong Start for Columbus
4/22/16 – Contingent from Cleveland to Duke it Out in Detroit
4/23/16 – Indians’ News and Notes from Down on the Farm
4/23/16 – Remembering Thunder Thornton’s Cycle
4/24/16 – Tribe Needs Top Two Relievers to Break Early Slumps (Craig Gifford)
4/24/16 – Hillcats on Fire with Tent Straight Victory
4/24/16 – Indians’ 2015 Draft Pick Krieger with Five-Hit Game in 12-0 Captains Win
Recaps You May Have Missed Last Week:
4/19/16 – Four-Walk Fourth Paces Tribe Past M’s; Indians 3, Mariners 2
4/20/16 – Walker Outduels Salazar in Seattle Win; Mariners 2, Indians 1
4/21/16 – Cleveland Comeback Comes Up Short in Ten Innings; Mariners 10, Indians 7
4/22/16 – Tribe Rides Two Solo Homers and Tomlin’s Fantastic Start to Victory; Indians 2, Tigers 1
4/23/16 – Indians Offense Shows Kluber Lots of Love; Indians 10, Tigers 1
4/24/16 – Cleveland’s Sweep Overshadowed by Carrasco’s Injury; Indians 6, Tigers 3
Last Week in Tribe History:
April 18, 2009
April 19, 1969
April 20, 1910
April 21, 1910
April 22, 1959
April 23, 1952
April 24, 1967
Podcasts You May Have Missed:
Weekend Update 26: Questioning Tito
Tribe Time Now 49: Relax… It’s still April
Photo: AP Photo/Carlos Osorio