| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:50 PM
CLEVELAND -- The Kansas City Royals moved closer to their first playoff appearance since 1985 with another well-pitched game in a 7-1 thrashing of the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday.
Right-hander Yordano Ventura pitched seven...
| Sep 25, 2014
From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter emerged as a symbol of what is good in baseball, the ultimate winner of his generation.
Jeter will play his last regular season home game in the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Kyle Crockett’s first call-up to the Cleveland Indians on May 16 had that once-in-a-lifetime feeling of joy repeated dozens of times a season at minor-league baseball parks, but which never gets old.
As he prepared to step onto the bus for a trip...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:59 PM
White Sox: May have to surrender wild-card hopes and deal Adam Dunn, Dayan Viciedo and Gordon Beckham.
Indians: Is Iowa's Manny Ramirez hoping to bookend career with Tribe, under old Red Sox manager Terry Francona?...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:05 PM
CLEVELAND – Orioles center fielder Adam Jones isn’t one to swallow his opinion, but after the Orioles lost 2-1 in 11 innings Friday night on a walk-off home run by Cleveland Indians third baseman Mike Aviles, Jones carefully measured his...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:05 PM
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange
NEW YORK — In his previous incarnation as a starting pitcher, Carlos Carrasco often spent four days doing a lot of thinking about the opposing hitters. During his three-month stint as a reliever, Carrasco...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Ever seen a triple play? Yeah, but never like this one. Such a triple play was never even possible until this season.
The Cleveland Indians turned a triple play on the Dodgers in the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium -- after...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Trevor Bauer never cared about conforming.
A tireless worker who long ago established an eyebrow-raising, pole-to-pole pregame long-toss routine, the 23-year-old UCLA product was judged to be something of an attitude problem and be a potential failure...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:07 PM
It was the third inning of a scoreless game when Trevor Bauer felt inspired, stood up from the bench in the visitors' dugout at Dodger Stadium and gave Indians center fielder Michael Brantley a hug.
“Just kind of felt like he could use a hug,&...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado will not be ready to play when he's eligible to return from the disabled list Wednesday and the Batimore Sun reported that Machado will have season-ending surgery on his right knee.
Machado sprained the knee while...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:35 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The summer in Helmand province, an arid region of southern Afghanistan known to be a Taliban stronghold, was the worst.
Hunkering down for eight months in a mud-hut compound with no running water was challenging enough for 1st Lt....