Video: Behold Justin Masterson’s “Immaculate Inning”

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In the fourth inning of Monday night’s win over the Boston Red Sox, Tribe hurler Justin Masterson decided that the best course of action would be to strike out the side—on nine pitches. Jonny Gomes, Grady Sizemore and Stephen Drew. All three men attempted. Some swings even made contact. It would all be for naught.

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Indians 3, Red Sox 2: Tribe climbs out of last place with Masterson’s great start

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Team Streak Midwest outdueled Team Streak East on Monday night in Cleveland. The Indians won their fourth straight in a fast-paced 3-2 game against the Boston Red Sox, and in process, climbed out of the cellar of the AL Central. The loss snapped Boston’s seven-game winning streak. Justin Masterson recaptured his 2013 form with seven

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GIF: Grady Sizemore hits his first homer for the Boston Red Sox

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All the king’s horsemen and all the king’s men couldn’t put Grady Sizemore back together again in Cleveland. In case you missed it, though, Grady is back and the former Tribe phenom won the center field job in Boston. Honestly, despite the joke, I couldn’t be happier for Grady Sizemore who only ever wanted to

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Picture: Grady Sizemore flashback

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Maybe you got rich betting against Grady Sizemore’s comeback these last few years. I just got sad. But a reinvigorated Sizemore is battling for the centerfield vacancy in Boston with Jackie Bradley Jr. Apparently, he’s making an impression on Red Sox skipper (and Cleveland aficionado!) John Farrell: Farrell on Sizemore today: Maybe a little flashback

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This LeBron-to-Cleveland thing just isn’t going away: While We’re Waiting

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Where soap opera and sport collide. If you thought that the LeBron James-Cleveland chatter would dissipate following an awful season marred with losing streaks, injuries and executives losing their jobs, think again. All of the variables that were a part of Saturday evening’s jersey retirement ceremony, when placed into a vacuum, seem to mean very

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Reds have talked to Grady Sizemore about possible comeback

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The Cincinnati Reds have recently talked to former Cleveland Indians All-Star outfielder Grady Sizemore about a comeback. Reds MLB.com beat writer Mark Sheldon shared the news on Friday via team general manager Walt Jocketty. Jocketty said he that he’s talked to Sizemore, but he’s “not sure where that is right now. With the holidays, not

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MLB News: Grady Sizemore drawing interest

As of today, Grady Sizemore has still only played in the majors for the Cleveland Indians. That might just be about to change. According to Nick Cafardo, Grady Sizemore has been getting a lot of interest because he should be ready for spring training. Of course, it’s hard to figure exactly what “a lot of

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MLB News: Grady Sizemore resumes baseball activities

Last we heard from former Cleveland Indians All-Star Grady Sizemore, he was eyeing a mid-season return to the game when he was healthy enough to compete again. Per a Boston Globe report by Nick Cafardo today, it appears that the 30-year-old has indeed resumed activities. Here’s his tidbit when discussing Boston’s plans and other notable

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Cleveland Indians talk – trying not to talk attendance, Swisher’s intangibles, Francona and Ubaldo and more with TD – WFNY Podcast – 2013-05-09

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We did talk briefly about the attendance, but really not much at all. We’ve both agreed that it shouldn’t dominate the headlines a second year in a row. Lackluster attendance and how tired we are of talking about it Bud Shaw’s article about the long-term project TV ratings and how far they’re up year over

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Sizemore potentially eying mid-season to sign with MLB team

Rather than signing a multi-million deal and hoping to play, veteran outfielder Grady Sizemore will not sign a contract for the 2013 MLB season until he is 100 percent recovered from his recent microfracture surgery. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports, via the player’s representative, that Sizemore may not even consider putting pen to paper until the

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MLB News: Mets “very interested” in Grady Sizemore

The New York Mets are reportedly hot on the trail of former Cleveland Indians outfielder Grady Sizemore. Heard the #Mets are very interested in Grady Sizemore. He’s coming off microfracture surgery, but I would def take a shot w him. — Kevin Burkhardt (@KBurkhardtSNY) December 20, 2012 Sizemore is coming off a second microfracture knee

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MLB News: Grady Sizemore undergoes another microfracture surgery

Grady Sizemore’s agent, Joe Urbon, confirmed that the former Cleveland Indians outfielder had microfracture surgery on his right knee this past September. Sizemore previously had microfracture surgery on his left knee in 2010, one of the several operations he has undergone since his stretch of MVP-like performances between 2006-2008. Though Sizemore missed all of the

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Seven Straight Losses, Sizemore Done, Tomlin Going for T.J. Surgery, Just Another Day in Wahooland

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So before last night’s date with King Felix Hernandez, beleaguered Indians manager Manny Acta and team trainer Lonnie Soloff met with the media. I am sure they had a blast discussing all of the great news they had to share (sarcasm font needed). In all seriousness, there is legitimately nothing positive going on in and around the

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Indians’ Grady Sizemore Will Not Play in 2012

Now experiencing soreness in his right knee, outfielder Grady Sizemore is officially done for the 2012 season, a year in which he played zero games after being signed to a one-year deal in the offseason. Missing the bulk of the season following a Spring Training back injury, the 30-year-old Sizemore has undergone operations on his back,

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Buster Olney: Indians “Not Expecting Anything” from Grady Sizemore in 2012

Indians not ruling out a return for Grady Sizemore this year, but not expecting anything, either. Legs haven’t responded in rehab. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) July 14, 2012 — ESPN’s Buster Olney provides the latest update on Cleveland Indians center fielder Grady Sizemore’s ongoing health issues. Just back on July 3, general manager Chris Antonetti

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Indians All-Star Break Review: DH and Outfielders

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As we do each summer at WFNY when the Cleveland Indians hit the All-Star break, we take a look back at the four facets of the team on the field. There’s been been a lot to talk about with this club. Their 44-41 record is good enough for second in the American League Central, but

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Video: Chris Antonetti talks Indians All-Stars, Sizemore and Improving the Team

Cleveland GM Chris Antonetti was interviewed yesterday on the MLB Network. Here is the video of that interview- Highlights of the interview- “Antonetti on Chris Perez and how vocal he is:  ‘I think with Chris, everything’s coming from the right place with him. He’s a guy that’s a great teammate. He really believes in himself

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Lubinger: Q&A With Mark Shapiro

If you haven’t had a chance to see the extensive Q&A session from Bill Lubinger of The Plain Dealer with Indians President Mark Shapiro, it’s a must read. In it, Shapiro addresses all of the hot button issues, including attendance, team profits, player spending, and on-field performance. Below are two of the more interesting answers

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Report: Grady Sizemore’s Rehab Hits Setback

In what is becoming something of a recurring theme lately for the Cleveland Indians, physically fit-challenged OF Grady Sizemore, who is currently rehabbing his injured knees and back, has hit a setback in his bid to return to the Tribe. Jordan Bastian tweeted the news from trainer Lonnie Soloff: Acta & Soloff (trainer) note that

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Grady And Pronk – Symbols of the Era of “Just Missed”

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So Travis Hafner is out for six weeks after needing knee surgery and Grady Sizemore’s return from back surgery seems to be nowhere in sight. Stop me if you have heard something like this before. Decades from now, these two former cornerstone guys will be looked back on more for what they couldn’t do than

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