4/17/2014 | Axford bounces back with save, works on control
Sometimes the best remedy for a bad outing is the chance to swiftly take the mound again. One game after his first blown save of the season, Indians closer John Axford shut the door on the Tigers on Wednesday night.
4/17/2014 | Salazar knocked around as Indians drop series finale
Despite Michael Brantley's four-RBI day, Cleveland's efforts against Tigers ace Justin Verlander went for naught in a 7-5 loss at Comerica Park on Thursday afternoon. Danny Salazar was tagged for five runs in 4 2/3 innings.
4/17/2014 | Kipnis tossed for arguing balls and strikes
Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis expressed some frustration in the third inning on Thursday and promptly paid the price. Following a three-pitch strikeout at the hand of Tigers starter Justin Verlander, Kipnis received his first career ejection from home-plate umpire Lance Barrett.
4/17/2014 | Chisenhall adjusts mentally to role off bench
Lonnie Chisenhall entered this season unsure of how he would be used by Cleveland manager Terry Francona, but through the first two weeks, he has embraced and excelled in his redefined job.
4/17/2014 | Improved command aids McAllister's high fastball
Zach McAllister lives and dies with his fastball, and when he is pounding the bottom half of the strike zone consistently, he can then use the upper portion of the zone to his advantage.
4/17/2014 | Well-rested Masterson opens set vs. Blue Jays
The Indians hope extra rest will give Justin Masterson an edge when he takes the mound against the Blue Jays on Friday night at 7:05 ET at Progressive Field.
4/16/2014 | Tigers face tough task in Indians' Salazar
On Thursday, the Tigers will face likely the hardest-throwing starter they have seen so far this season in the Indians' Danny Salazar.
4/16/2014 | McAllister strong, and Indians close out Tigers
A crucial escape by Zach McAllister in the fourth inning helped pave the way for a 3-2 victory for the Indians on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.
4/16/2014 | Safe call at first stands after Indians challenge
With the Tigers trailing the Indians 3-1 in the bottom of the eighth on Wednesday night at Comerica Park, Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler laid down a bunt and was called safe on a bang-bang play at first. After Indians manager Terry Francona's challenge and a video review, the umpires ruled that the play stands.
4/16/2014 | Prospect Bauer wins in return to Triple-A
In his first start back with Triple-A Columbus since making a spot start for the Indians last week, right-hander Trevor Bauer threw six scoreless innings on Wednesday.
4/16/2014 | Asdrubal struggling with first-pitch approach
For as long as Asdrubal Cabrera can remember, he has had a propensity for swinging at the first pitch. The Indians shortstop has found success with that approach throughout his career, but this season has started with some struggles.
4/16/2014 | New role with Tribe impacting Santana's bat
On Wednesday, Carlos Santana said he believes his early-season slump is partly the result of getting used to bouncing between positions.
4/16/2014 | Aviles, Bourn speak on importance of Robinson
With Jackie Robinson's famous No. 42 stitched on the back of each Cleveland jersey hanging in the visitors' clubhouse, Indians infielder Mike Aviles spoke of the importance of honoring the Hall of Famer.
4/15/2014 | Across nation, baseball celebrates Jackie's legacy
The 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers was greeted with tributes, ceremonies, remembrances and hundreds of uniform No. 42s across baseball on Tuesday.
4/15/2014 | Bourn's return delayed by weather in Motown
A light snowfall and frigid temperatures robbed Michael Bourn of his first game of the season with the Indians on Tuesday. Inside the warm confines of Comerica Park's visitors' clubhouse, the center fielder was just thrilled to be back with the team.
4/15/2014 | Weather washes out Tuesday's game in Detroit
Tuesday's scheduled night game against the Tigers was postponed due to inclement weather. Comerica Park still had a pile of snow in shallow center field a few hours before the scheduled first pitch and the temperature in Detroit was near freezing.
4/15/2014 | Indians, Tigers ready to renew AL Central rivalry
Following Tuesday's rainout, right-hander Zach McAllister will get the ball for the Indians as they square off against Anibal Sanchez and the Tigers on Wednesday to open the series at Comerica Park.
4/14/2014 | Santana's dedication paying off in unique role
An offseason idea turned Spring Training experiment is now a reality for the Tribe. In the early days of this young season, Carlos Santana is garnering the bulk of the innings at third base, hitting in the heart of the order and spelling Yan Gomes behind the plate when the catcher needs a day off. It is a unique role that no one else in the game can claim.
4/14/2014 | Tribe prospect Adams has power arm suited for 'pen
There are times a scout only gets to see a player for a brief period of play. I got to see Cleveland Indians pitcher Austin Adams only once during this past Spring Training. But it was enough for me to sit up and take notice. I think Adams is a pitcher to remember, one with a bright future for the Tribe.
4/13/2014 | Tribe starts consistent McAllister vs. Tigers
Zach McAllister heads to the mound as the Indians open a series against the AL Central-rival Tigers on Tuesday at Comerica Park. Anibal Sanchez gets the start for Detroit.
4/13/2014 | Jackie's legacy to be honored across baseball
The 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers will be celebrated throughout baseball Tuesday with ceremonies from Yankee Stadium to Vero Beach, Fla.
4/13/2014 | Viciedo's double confirmed after umpire review
An umpire review in the second inning of Sunday's White Sox-Indians game at U.S. Cellular Field took place in regard to Dayan Viciedo's double to deep right field.
4/13/2014 | Indians rally in ninth before falling to White Sox
The Indians rallied to take the lead in the ninth, but John Axford gave up a walk-off homer in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the White Sox at rainy U.S. Cellular Field.
4/13/2014 | Chisenhall back with Tribe after birth of son
Lonnie Chisenhall returned from paternity leave on Sunday after three days away to attend to the birth of his second son, Cannon, on Thursday.
4/13/2014 | Nyjer helps coax Tito into challenging call
In the first inning of the Indians' win over the White Sox on Saturday, Nyjer Morgan was initially called out on a pickoff play, but manager Terry Francona challenged the call, which was overturned.
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