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  • Cookie ready to continue recent roll vs. Orioles
    Right-hander Carlos Carrasco (14-6, 3.50 ERA) is slated to start tonight when the Indians host the Orioles in the opener of a three-game set at 7:10 p.m. ET at Progressive Field. In eight appearances since coming off the DL, Carrasco has gone 6-1 with a 2.00 ERA, 59 strikeouts and five walks in 45 innings. Baltimore will counter with righty David Hess (2-6, 6.25).
  • Inbox: How can Tribe keep Yandy in Majors?
    Beat reporter Jordan Bastian answers fans' questions in new edition of the Indians Inbox.
  • Ramirez's contact is a game-changing skill
    Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez, Jose Berrios, Eddie Rosario, a healthy Miguel Cabrera and Jose Abreu are a few names that come to mind when talking about elite talent in the American League Central.
  • Every 30-30 season, ranked by club
    The marvel of the 30-30 club is predicated on the rare combination of speed and power it takes to swipe 30 bases and bash 30 homers in the same season.
  • Martin in stable condition, out of ICU
    The news that center fielder Leonys Martin developed a bacterial infection that became life-threatening within the past week was a shock to everyone. It was especially jolting for teammate Yonder Alonso, who considers Martin a close friend.
  • Cabrera homers as Tribe secures Ohio Cup
    On a long night at Great American Ball Park, Melky Cabrera's two-run shot off Reds lefty Cody Reed in the sixth inning served as the decisive blow in a 4-3 victory for the American League Central-leading Indians. The home run helped Cleveland sweep the three-game Interleague set, win the Ohio Cup against its instate rivals and gave the Tribe 10 wins in their past dozen games. Preston Tucker hit his fifth homer of the season for the Reds, who scored three in the first inning but didn't push a run across afterward despite loading the bases in the ninth.
  • Indians' nicknames for Players' Weekend
    For the second consecutive year, Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field when Players' Weekend takes center stage during all games from Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26.
  • 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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • What's in a name? For Bieber, high comedy
    Shane Bieber still is not sure who specifically was behind the prank. Before a start against the Tigers in June, the Indians' rookie took the mound to warm up and his usual warm-up music was not playing through the Progressive Field sound system. Instead, Bieber was greeted with the song, "Baby," by pop superstar Justin Bieber.
  • Masterful Kluber wins No. 15 as Tribe rolls
    The Indians tallied four runs before ace Corey Kluber even touched the ball. Jose Ramirez led the way, scoring three runs and blasting his 36th homer. Kluber rolled through the Reds' lineup, racking up seven strikeouts in seven innings of one-run ball. Preston Tucker drove in the lone Cincinnati run, plating Tucker Barnhart in the seventh. Reds starter Sal Romano struggled, giving up six runs in 1 2/3 innings.
  • J-Ram keeping heat on J.D., belts 36th homer
    On Tuesday night, the Reds struggled to contain Jose Ramirez, who launched a towering home run to right field off Michael Lorenzen in the sixth inning to give Cleveland a commanding 8-0 lead. The blast was the 36th of the season for Ramirez, who is now one behind MLB leader J.D. Martinez of the Red Sox.
  • Bauer to DL with stress fracture in right ankle
    Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Tuesday afternoon with what manager Terry Francona said was a "small stress fracture" in Bauer's right fibula. Francona added that there is no timetable for the return of Bauer, a first-time All-Star in 2018 who is 12-6 with a 2.22 ERA and 214 strikeouts over 166 innings this season.
  • Tribe's best August trade netted key starter
    While the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline rightfully garners the lion's share of attention when it comes to each year's trade season, there have been numerous deals struck during the month of August that have been impactful down the stretch and in subsequent years. Here's a look at the best August trade each team has ever made.
  • Big inning, Ramirez help Tribe overwhelm Reds
    Backed by another big night from Jose Ramirez -- who belted his 35th homer of the year -- the American League Central-leading Indians picked up their eighth win in 10 games in a victory over the Reds at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday. Homer Bailey and Amir Garrett coughed up seven runs in the sixth inning, which was the difference in the loss for Cincinnati.
  • J-Ram continues epic season with 35th homer
    Given Jose Ramirez's torrid pace this season, records were bound to start falling. On Monday night, the Indians' powerful third baseman's latest home run rewrote a section of the franchise's history book.
  • Leonys Martin recovering from bacterial infection
    Indians outfielder Leonys Martin is dealing with a bacterial infection that was life threatening as of a few days ago, president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said on Monday.
  • Tribe hangs on to win after Cookie dominates
    Melky Cabrera got the Tribe going with a three-run homer in the first, and Carlos Carrasco had plenty of support before throwing a pitch at Guaranteed Rate Field. Cleveland scored six runs in the first two frames against White Sox starter Dylan Covey, and Carrasco got off to a slow start before retiring the final 16 batters he faced. Hector Santiago tossed 3 2/3 sterling innings to preserve the Chicago bullpen, and the Sox rallied for four runs in the ninth, but Cody Allen came in to lock down a win.
  • Hand contusion lands Edwin on disabled list
    As expected, Edwin Encarnacion went on the disabled list with a contusion in his right hand on Sunday. Infielder Yandy Diaz was summoned from Triple-A Columbus.
  • Each team's jersey number likely to be retired next
    Which active players might end up with their jerseys retired? Who potentially has that immortality in their future? We take a look at the most likely active player to someday have his number retired for every team.
  • Bieber dazzles, but Tribe downed on walk-off
    After consecutive walk-off wins, it was only fair that the Indians would lose in dramatic fashion on Friday night.
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