CLEVELAND: Miguel Cabrera’s first-inning home run off Corey Kluber seemed like it left the stadium nearly as fast as the sound barrier-breaking fighter jets that were circling over Progressive Field at the beginning of the game.
CLEVELAND: As the calendar flips from August to September, MLB rosters expand from 25 to 40. As expected, there was a wave of fresh faces in the Indians clubhouse on Monday afternoon.
T.J. House doesn’t recall having done anything to anger Mother Nature. He says perhaps he’s “just the rain man.”
TUESDAY: Tigers at Indians
KANSAS CITY, Mo.: The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland’s game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning.
MONDAY: Tigers at Indians
KANSAS CITY, Mo.: Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
SUNDAY: Indians at Royals
KANSAS CITY, Mo.: Once again, Carlos Santana was a huge hit in Kansas City.
SATURDAY: Indians at Royals
CHICAGO: When they banished Carlos Carrasco to the bullpen at the end of April, the Indians probably had no idea how he’d react.
CLEVELAND: The Indians have reunited with slugger Russell Branyan, signing him to a minor league deal for the remainder of the season.
CHICAGO: About four hours before Thursday’s game, Indians ace right-hander Corey Kluber and a few teammates turned U.S. Cellular Field into their personal soccer playground.
CHICAGO: When he returned from his second stint on the disabled list Aug. 14, Michael Bourn vowed he wasn’t going to hold back.
FRIDAY: Indians at Royals
CHICAGO: It seems hard to say Corey Kluber appears to be tiring when the Indians’ ace right-hander allowed only three runs Wednesday night.
CHICAGO: On Tuesday night, Zach Walters became the first Indians player to hit six home runs in his first 13 games.
CHICAGO: September call-ups are approaching, but Terry Francona has learned his lesson.
CHICAGO: The Indians began their own “30 for 30” series Tuesday night in U.S. Cellular Field, and episode one could have been titled Don’t Look Now.
THURSDAY: Indians at White Sox