7/2/2015 | Record aside, Kluber worthy of All-Star berth
Corey Kluber has not given much thought to the All-Star Game. The Indians' ace knows that other people probably are not thinking too much about him in relation to the Midsummer Classic, either. "I don't know how many guys with the traditional statistics that I have make an All-Star Game," Kluber said, shrugging off the topic Thursday.
7/2/2015 | Five-RBI night boosts Moss' confidence
Carlos Carrasco's stellar showing in the Tribe's 8-1 win over Tampa Bay understandably overshadowed a strong night in the batter's box for Moss. Cleveland's slugging right fielder went 2-for-4 with a two-run double in the second inning and a towering three-run home run in the eighth. It was an encouraging outburst for Moss, who has been frustrated with his lack of consistency this season.
7/2/2015 | Tribe sweeps Rays on Aviles' HR in 10th
Matt Moore made his first start for the Rays since undergoing Tommy John surgery 14 months ago, but a Mike Aviles home run in the 10th inning Thursday spoiled the left-hander's return and gave the Indians a 5-4 victory to complete a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field.
7/2/2015 | Cleveland-Pittsburgh rivalry renewed at PNC Park
The rivalry between the cities of Cleveland and Pittsburgh plays out yearly in the NFL, but it's rare that the respective fan bases can carry the passion into a baseball stadium. That will change this weekend, when the Indians head to PNC Park to take on the Pirates in a three-game Interleague series.
7/2/2015 | Bourn sits out CLE-TB finale for suspension
Major League Baseball heard Michael Bourn's case, but the Indians center fielder ultimately had to serve the one-game suspension he received last month. Bourn will sit out Thursday's game against the Rays, adhering to the one-game punishment MLB gave him for bumping into home-plate umpire Phil Cuzzi on June 16.
7/2/2015 | They Said It: Reaction to Carrasco's near no-no
A roundup of quotes from Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco's near no-hitter on Wednesday against the Rays.
7/2/2015 | Cash played role in Carrasco's development
Joey Butler lined a single to center, a loud sigh from the Tropicana Field crowd vibrated around the park, and it was over.
7/2/2015 | Tribe pitchers enjoying unprecedented success
As Carlos Carrasco sat by his lonesome in the Indians dugout throughout Cleveland's victory over the Rays on Wednesday night, fellow starters Danny Salazar and Cody Anderson understood exactly what was running through his mind.
7/2/2015 | Carrasco ends up on the precipice of history
Carlos Carrasco spun around swiftly and watched helplessly as the ball hit by Joey Butler sailed over second baseman Jason Kipnis -- the only hit he allowed in Wednesday's 8-1 win over the Rays.
7/1/2015 | Did you know: Carrasco's near no-hitter
Although Carlos Carrasco came up one out shy in his no-hit bid on Wednesday, the Indians starter still turned in a career night while making some history along the way.
7/1/2015 | Moore faces Indians in long-awaited return to Rays
For the first time in 451 days, the Rays will send left-hander Matt Moore to the mound to close out a four-game series against the Indians on Thursday afternoon at Tropicana Field.
7/1/2015 | Carrasco's near no-no lifts Tribe over Rays
Carlos Carrasco needed just one more strike to complete the Indians' first no-hitter in more than three decades. The big right-hander unleashed a changeup to Rays outfielder Joey Butler and gave up a single that averted history.
7/1/2015 | Francona appreciates bond between front office, coaches
Indians manager Terry Francona was not going to pretend to know the details of the reported rift between the Angels' front office and coaching staff, but the situation unfolding in Los Angeles did give him a platform to once again praise the cohesive bond that exists in Cleveland.
7/1/2015 | Aviles embracing mentor role to Urshela, Lindor
Mike Aviles would surely prefer to be playing for the Indians on an everyday basis, but the veteran knows that his value extends beyond the daily lineup card.
7/1/2015 | Kids are all right: Lindor, Urshela spark Tribe
Giovanny Urshela's poise was put to the test on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field. As the Indians' rookie third baseman tried to talk to reporters, shortstop Francisco Lindor kept sneaking over and placing a sock on Urshela's head.