8/20/2014 | Indians call on Kluber eyeing sweep of Twins
Two 13-game winners will take the mound Thursday afternoon as the Indians try to continue their climb into the American League playoff picture. Cleveland's Corey Kluber will be opposing Minnesota's Phil Hughes in the series finale at Target Field.
8/20/2014 | Sturdy House, timely offense lead Tribe over Twins
On Wednesday night, T.J. House made his first start in nearly two weeks for the Indians and showed no signs of rust. The lefty pitched into the sixth inning, quieting Minnesota's bats and setting the tone for the Tribe in a 5-0 victory at Target Field.
8/20/2014 | Knee surgeries end Swisher's 2014 season
Nick Swisher underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees Wednedsay in Los Angeles, with Dr. Neal ElAttrache performing the debridement procedures. Swisher is expected to need eight to 10 weeks for recovery.
8/19/2014 | 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.
8/19/2014 | 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.
8/19/2014 | 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.
8/19/2014 | 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.
8/19/2014 | 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.
8/19/2014 | Tough glove: 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.
8/18/2014 | Santana proving quite adept at first base
In a season of position hopping, Carlos Santana has settled in as a reliable first baseman for the Indians.
8/17/2014 | Holt optioned to make room for starter Salazar
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.
8/17/2014 | Carrasco thriving since rejoining starting 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.
8/17/2014 | Bauer takes on Twins in follow-up to terrific outing
Trevor Bauer will look to replicate his last performance when the Indians start a three-game series against the Twins and Kyle Gibson in Minnesota on Tuesday night.
8/17/2014 | Salazar's solid start 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.
8/16/2014 | 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.
8/16/2014 | 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.
8/16/2014 | Tribe turns to Salazar with mind on series sweep
The Orioles have struggled against AL Central teams, and they conclude their series against Danny Salazar as the Indians go for the sweep on Sunday. Kevin Gausman is set to take the mound for the O's.
8/16/2014 | Splash time: Aviles launches first walk-off homer
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.
8/15/2014 | Walters' contested homer 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.
8/15/2014 | Salazar slated for finale as House heads to bullpen
The Indians have been shuffling their rotation for much of the second half, and that will continue with the current series against the Orioles. Danny Salazar will be recalled from Triple-A Columbus to start on Sunday against Baltimore and T.J. House will temporarily shift to the 'pen.
8/15/2014 | Francona approves of choice for new 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.
8/15/2014 | Healthy Jimenez aims to help O's bounce back
Ubaldo Jimenez will look to string together two wins in a row for the first time since early May when he takes the mound against Carlos Carrasco and the Indians on Saturday night.
8/15/2014 | Brilliant Kluber picked up by 11th-inning walk-off HR
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.
8/15/2014 | Bourn activated from 15-day disabled list
With roughly six weeks remaining in the regular season, the Indians can only hope that the return of center fielder Michael Bourn helps ignite a possible push for a postseason spot.
8/14/2014 | Ramsey easing into Triple-A nicely
James Ramsey began the season with Double-A Springfield and was hitting .300/.389/.527 with 13 home runs in 67 games when he was traded. The Indians immediately moved him up to Triple-A and he has eased into the transition nicely. In 13 games with Columbus, he is hitting .314/.386/.549 with two home runs.
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