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  • Brantley could be out 5 months after surgery
    When Michael Brantley walked out of the Indians' clubhouse following Cleveland's final game this season, the left fielder did so with a protective boot on his right foot. It was apparent that the right ankle injury that plagued him over the past two months was still problematic.
  • Tough roster decisions ahead for deep Tribe
    The Indians have some difficult roster decisions looming, but there is some comfort in the foundation that remains in place. While the club has some key players poised to hit free agency, the bulk of the American League Central champion's roster will stay intact for next year.
  • Indians' Arizona Fall League overview
    Mike Rosenbaum checks in on the Indians' Arizona Fall League participants, led by Francisco Mejia, who is getting work at third base.
  • Despite early end, Tribe's year one to remember
    The end goal was not achieved. After coming one victory short of a World Series triumph a year ago, the Indians envisioned a championship parade up E. 9th St. as the conclusion of this campaign. The Tribe fell short of that dream, providing a sour end to what had been a scintillating season.
  • Inbox: Where should the Indians put Kipnis?
    What's the future of the Indians' infield? Does Jason Kipnis move back to second? Jose Ramirez back to third? Could Kipnis be on the trading block during the offseason?
  • Francona, Antonetti reflect on postseason exit
    Indians manager Terry Francona has spent the past 24 hours sifting through supportive text messages, shaking the hands of his players as they head home for the offseason and going over all that happened during his club's unexpected ouster from the postseason.
  • Francona vows to come back stronger in '18
    In some ways, losing Game 5 of this year's American League Division Series has already been harder for Terry Francona than losing Game 7 of last year's World Series.
  • Indians could lose in-demand coaches
    Indians manager Terry Francona hopes to have his entire coaching staff back for the 2018 season, but the skipper knows that other opportunities may arise elsewhere for some of them.
  • Indians left to mull over questions after loss
    The Indians will have all offseason to dissect what went wrong during the last three games of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, as they dropped the final three games and were eliminated by the Yankees.
  • Indians' exit shouldn't overshadow the journey
    The Indians made history with a 102-win regular season that included a 22-game winning streak. They needed a third win against the Yankees in October to keep their postseason hopes alive.
  • For Tribe, too much change not a good thing
    In the wake of the Tribe's stunning collapse against the Yankees in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, we can safely say the differences between 2016's near-triumphant postseason run and this season's disappointment, well, made a difference.
  • Indians not ready to tackle uncertain future
    While most of the Indians' roster will return in 2018, there will be a handful of interesting decisions to be made in the offseason -- like what to do with impending free agents Michael Brantley, Carlos Santana and Jay Bruce.
  • Tribe's storied season ends in heartbreak
    Didi Gregorius homered twice, CC Sabathia rolled back the clock with nine strikeouts before turning it over to the bullpen in the fifth inning and the Yankees completed their historic comeback from a daunting deficit, advancing past the Indians with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.
  • Tribe: Yankees 'played their butts off'
    For the Indians -- who finished the regular season as the AL's top seed, rattled off an AL-record 22-game winning streak and looked to avenge their World Series loss to the Cubs last season -- the loss in the first round of the postseason was clearly devastating. Despite their heartbreak, the Indians tipped their hats to the Yankees.
  • #AwardWorthy: Vote for Lindor, Jackson
    Vote for Francisco Lindor (Personality of the Year) and Austin Jackson (Best Play, Defense) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.
  • Shaw grateful for Cleveland fans' support
    In what could have been his final appearance in an Indians uniform, Bryan Shaw -- who will be a free agent this offseason -- delivered two strong innings of relief to keep the Tribe's hopes alive in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.
  • Kluber done in by two Gregorius homers
    The Indians had a deciding Game 5 on their home field with their best starter, an American League Cy Young favorite, on the mound. They couldn't have asked for a much better scenario.
  • Indians' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Indians have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Cleveland's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • ALDS Game 5 Francona postgame interview
    Manager Terry Francona addresses the media after the Indians' 5-2 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday in Game 5 of the AL Division Series.
  • DYK? Facts, figures from wild Wednesday
    One Game 5 was set up on Wednesday. Another was settled. The Nationals shut out the Cubs, 5-0, at Wrigley Field, in Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. Later in the evening, the Yankees scored three early runs against Indians ace Corey Kluber and held on for a 5-2 victory at Progressive Field in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.
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