| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
CLEVELAND -- Five runs ahead and 10 outs away from a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians, the Angels collapsed in the sixth and seventh innings for a 6-5 loss at Progressive Field on Sunday.
Cleveland catcher Carlos Santana led off the seventh...
| Aug 18, 2013
— The rain clouds have come and gone, giving way to pale skies that only accentuate the brightness of the sunlit skyline beyond PNC Park as the Pirates finally take the field.
This is the third of three Major League ballparks my son and I have...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 11:03 AM
CLEVELAND – The Orioles recalled left-hander Zach Britton from Triple-A Norfolk before Monday’s game to add another bullpen arm.
Britton, who was originally slated to start in today’s Tides game, arrived in Cleveland this morning....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:12 AM
When discussing the teams competing for the second AL wild-card spot, you can say they all deserve each other right now.
Of the Rays, Orioles, Yankees and Indians, none of them have been able to pull away from the pack. All four teams are within 3 ½...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:27 PM
CLEVELAND — These Orioles insist they're not going to be caught scoreboard-watching this early in September, even though the American League wild-card standings seem to shuffle like a deck of cards every day.
Shortly after the Orioles dropped a 4-...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Talking baseball while wondering which unbeaten team gets tested the most this weekend, the Bears or Ohio State:
1. Believe it or not, the Cubs have a chance to do something that could be remembered years from now as a turning point. They’re...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Justin Masterson managed to hang around for 6 1-3 innings and win for the sixth time at home, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
Masterson (9-5) sidestepped some early trouble without giving...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:20 PM
BOSTON — He loves the ballpark again. Not Fenway or Yankee Stadium or Progressive Field specifically — Terry Francona loves them all again.
"I get there absurdly early," he said Thursday. "I stay there absurdly late. I have no perspective."...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Talking baseball while wondering if the Blackhawks can be counter-punchers.
1. Baseball is back in Cleveland, thanks largely to Terry Francona. The first-place Indians host the Tigers tonight, and The Jake should be rocking.
(Yes, I know Jacobs...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:10 PM
CLEVELAND — The Orioles may have found a defensive stopgap for second base Friday, and they officially cut ties with a pitcher once expected to be part of the franchise's future.
It wasn't exactly a pre-trade deadline blockbuster, but the Orioles...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:29 PM
CLEVELAND — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman took the mound at Progressive Field on Saturday night with two big league starts under his belt this season — one a two-hit gem and the other an absolute disaster in which he could only manage two...