Indians News

  • On day of callup, Holt keys Tribe's win

    Recalled from Triple-A Columbus prior to the contest, Tyler Holt landed in Minnesota roughly a half-hour before the first pitch and arrived to the ballpark shortly after the game began to give the club an option off the bench. It was a good thing that Holt did not hit any major delays, because he delivered the decisive hit in the Indians' 7-5 comeback win over the Twins.

  • Indians place Raburn on DL, call up Holt

    The Indians' bench took a hit on Tuesday, when the ballclub placed utilityman Ryan Raburn on the 15-day disabled list because of right wrist soreness. Cleveland recalled rookie outfielder Tyler Holt from Triple-A Columbus to fill out Raburn's spot.

  • Indians bringing back Atchison in 2015

    The Indians announced Tuesday that reliever Scott Atchison has agreed to a contract extension for the 2015 season, and the team will hold a club option for 2016.

  • Swisher visits specialist for ailing right knee

    The Indians plan on waiting one more day before disclosing the extent of the damage in Nick Swisher's ailing right knee. On Tuesday, Swisher was joined by Indians head athletic trainer James Quinlan in Los Angeles, where the veteran designated hitter underwent an exam by knee specialist Dr. Neal ElAttrache.

  • House, Indians look to stay hot against Twins

    The Tribe will send left-hander T.J. House to the mound on Wednesday against Minnesota. House's counterpart, Twins right-hander Ricky Nolasco, intends to make sure no part of any late-season surge by Cleveland takes place on his watch.

  • Castrovince: Tribe's defense a wild card in race

    The Indians made their 95th error of the season Sunday, 23 more than the league average. While the errors themselves are quantifiable, what's more difficult to determine is how much of an impact they've had on the Tribe's still-present playoff hunt.

  • Santana proving quite adept at first for Indians

    In a season of position hopping, Carlos Santana has settled in as a reliable first baseman for the Indians.

  • Solid Salazar not enough to complete sweep

    On Sunday afternoon, the Indians received a strong outing from starter Danny Salazar, but the lineup's ongoing struggles sent the Tribe to a 4-1 loss to the Orioles in the finale of a three-game set at Progressive Field.

  • Carrasco thriving since rejoining rotation

    The Indians' decision to pull Carlos Carrasco out of the bullpen and put him in the rotation last week was a necessary step at the time. Though it seemed like a temporary move, Carrasco has since earned an opportunity to stick in the starting staff for the foreseeable future.

  • Indians' Holt optioned; Salazar recalled

    The Indians expect Tyler Holt to be back in the big leagues before this season is complete, which manager Terry Francona communicated to the rookie outfielder when he was sent to Triple-A to clear space for Danny Salazar.

  • Kluber to rest an extra day before final grind

    The easy thing for the Indians to do right now would be to hand the ball to Corey Kluber every five days without exception. Cleveland has decided, however, to use some caution with the leader of its rotation next week.

  • Big blasts power superb Carrasco over O's

    In a 6-0 victory over the Orioles on Saturday night at Progressive Field, Carlos Carrasco logged seven scoreless innings opposite a familar foe in Baltimore pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez. Carlos Santana and Michael Brantley homered for the Tribe.

  • Bourn back in leadoff spot after coming off DL

    On Saturday night against the Orioles, Michael Bourn's name was back in the starting lineup for Cleveland for the first time since July 5.

  • Aviles' walk-off blast picks up Kluber in 11th

    Mike Aviles launched the game-winning homer in extra innings to lift the Indians to a 2-1 victory over the Orioles on Friday night at Progressive Field. Corey Kluber struck out 10 batters over 7 2/3 frames.

  • Splash time: Aviles launches first walk-off HR

    Indians utility man Mike Aviles has made the most of some long nights this week. On Friday night at Progressive Field, he drilled a pitch to deep left in the 11th inning against the Orioles for the first game-winning homer of his career.

  • Walters' contested HR confirmed after review

    In the fifth inning of Friday's game against the Orioles, Zach Walters flashed his power, pulling a pitch from lefty Wei-Yin Chen deep to left for a home run that barely cleared the 19-foot wall at Progressive Field.

  • Francona approves choice for Commissioner

    Indians manager Terry Francona does not know Rob Manfred as well as he knows Commissioner Bud Selig, but he was pleased with the news that Manfred will assume Selig's post beginning next season.