Wednesday , 1 October 2014

Cleveland Indians

Indians notebook: With lineup virtually set for 2015, GM Chris Antonetti optimistic

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CLEVELAND: Indians General Manager Chris Antonetti would have rather been preparing for a wild-card game than speaking at a season wrap-up news conference Monday at Progressive Field. But Antonetti said things were more settled for the future after the team finished with 85 victories than they were when the Indians won 92 in 2013. “At the moment we’re disappointed because ... Read More »

Indians 7, Rays 2: August Fagerstrom’s final thoughts on the Indians future

August Fagerstrom‘s final thoughts following the Indians 7-2 victory over Tampa Bay in Sunday’s season finale. 1.) Well, that’s all she wrote. The Indians finish the regular season with a record of 85-77. Despite missing the playoffs, I’d say that’s a pretty successful season. This marks the first time since 2000-01 that the Tribe put together consecutive winning seasons. When ... Read More »

Indians notebook: Jason Giambi noncommittal on playing future

CLEVELAND: Did veteran slugger Jason Giambi play his last major league game when he went 0-for-3 with a walk as a designated hitter for the Indians on Friday? “Who knows?” Giambi said. “Maybe someone’s looking for a broken-down 44-year-old to come take a few extra hacks.” Giambi, now a free agent, insisted he hasn’t given any thought to whether he’ll ... Read More »

Rays vs. Indians lineups

Here are the lineups for the first game of the final series of the year between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Indians in Cleveland: Cleveland Bourn CF Ramirez SS Brantley LF Santana 1B Kipnis DH Gomes C Murphy RF Chisenhall 3B Aviles 2B - Kluber SP Tampa Bay Zobrist 2B DeJesus DH Longoria 3B Loney 1B Franklin SS Joyce ... Read More »

Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

FRIDAY: Rays at Indians Time: 7:05 p.m. TV: STO Pitchers: Chris Archer (10-8, 3.42) vs. Corey Kluber (17-9, 2.53) SATURDAY: Rays at Indians Time: 6:05 p.m. TV: STO Pitchers: Alex Colome (1-0, 3.63) vs. Carlos Carrasco (8-6, 2.64) SUNDAY: Rays at Indians Time: 1:05 p.m. TV: STO Pitchers: Alex Cobb (10-8, 2.75) vs. Danny Salazar (6-8, 4.25) Read More »

Indians report: rookie reliever Kyle Crockett doesn’t look like he belongs — until he steps on the mound

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CLEVELAND: After most Indians games, many of Kyle Crockett’s teammates are still getting dressed or talking with reporters when the unassuming rookie slips his backpack straps across his shoulders and, with his hands in his jeans pockets, quietly heads out the door for the evening. Looking more like a college freshman headed to class than a professional baseball player, the ... Read More »