Reliving the Indians’ impossible comeback win over the Mariners

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Fourteen years ago today, the Cleveland Indians defeated the Seattle Mariners 15-14. They trailed by 12 in the 7th inning, tied it up in the bottom of the 9th, and won in the bottom of the 11th on a Jolbert Cabrera single to left, with Kenny Lofton steaming around third base and beating Mark McLemore’s throw

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C-Cap Recap: Urshela Homers in 6-0 Tribe Win

Giovanny Urshela Rush

On this date in pointless nostalgia, June 12, 1995, the Cleveland Indians drew 41,845 fans for a ho-hum Monday night game against the Baltimore Orioles—the first of 455 consecutive sellouts at Jacobs Field. Yesterday, with hordes of sports lovers flooding the city for Game 4 of the NBA Finals, only 15,316 decided to pre-game with

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Ball Played: Indians RISP-phobia

Cleveland Indians v Seattle Mariners June 10, 2015

The Cleveland Indians have had their share of offensive frustration in 2015. Despite a middle of the pack ranking in runs per game1 , it has often seemed like the Indians have let many run scoring opportunities go to waste. No game epitomized that frustration more than the Wednesday night’s against the Seattle Mariners, in which the

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Ball Played: Sea witch Urshela makes Indians debut in 3-2 loss

at Progressive Field on June 9, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Seattle defeated Cleveland 3-2.

Columbian born Giovanny Urshela was signed as an international free agent by the Cleveland Indians during the summer of 2008, the same summer when Lonnie Chisenhall was a first round draft pick of the Tribe. Chisenhall was coming out of college, three years older than Urshela, and had a more advanced bat, and his path to MLB

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Next Up: Seattle Mariners visit Cleveland

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When the Cleveland Indians visited Seattle just twelve days ago for a four-game series, the Indians and Mariners were both 7-3 in their previous ten games. The Tribe got the best of Seattle in that series, winning three. Granted, they accomplished that in part by avoiding Felix Hernandez, arguably the leading candidate for this season’s

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WFNY on Location: The Tribe Visits Seattle

Greetings from Seattle

This past weekend, while most of you were asleep in Northeast Ohio, the Cleveland Indians traveled to the Pacific Northwest to play four games against the Seattle Mariners. Both teams received lavish praise from writers in the spring and neither has lived up to the hype so far. However, the teams’ records mattered little to

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C-Cap Recap: Indians Win Three in the Emerald City

Michael Brantley vs Seattle

Your surging Cleveland Indians took three out of four games in Seattle this weekend, and even though most of those games ended after 1am in the Eastern time zone, I’m going to break with tradition here and skip the obligatory “Sleepless in Seattle” reference. Similarly, if the Mariners had swept the series and gained ground

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FanGraphs projects Indians as American League’s best rest-of-season team

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Currently 22-26, it seems as though the Cleveland Indians are only looking up. This is certainly the case according to the baseball statistics website FanGraphs. FanGraphs, which has previously lauded the Indians organization, projects the Tribe will have the best rest-of-season winning percentage in the American League at .534. The Seattle Mariners, Cleveland’s host this weekend,

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Next Up: Indians vs. Mariners in Seattle

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Two of the hottest teams in baseball faced off in Cleveland this week and over those three games the Indians outscored the Rangers 23-17 but the Texas Rangers proved to be more effective overall, winning two out of three. The Rangers won 10-8 and 4-3. The Indians won yesterday, 12-3. That puts the Indians at 21-25, seven

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Corey Kluber narrowly wins 2014 American League Cy Young Award

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Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber had an absolutely tremendous year. It was one of the best pitching seasons in franchise history. And just by a nose, he defeated Seattle star Felix Hernandez to win the American League Cy Young award. The honor is the third given to an Indians pitcher in just eight seasons. C.C.

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Mariners 6, Indians 5: Comeback thwarted by Shaw’s hanger

Bryan Shaw

When you score five runs, you should win the game. The Indians were on their way to doing so last night, but one of their more reliable and consistent pitchers made two quick mistakes and a comeback victory was snatched away as the Seattle Mariners took the rubber match of the three-game series, 6-5, on

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Indians 2; Mariners 0: Kluber’s “Maddux” bests King Felix in a performance for the ages

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  If only Corey Kluber could start every game for the Indians…… Last night I was fortunate enough to attend the matchup of aces at Progressive Field. Felix Hernandez, currently the favorite to win the AL Cy Young Award took the mound for the Seattle Mariners. Kluber, the Indians clear number one, opposed him. If

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Mariners 5, Indians 2: Tribe slide continues, the time to sell may be upon us

The non-waiver trade deadline is just a day away and the Cleveland Indians are what their record says they are. After Tuesday night’s 5-2 home loss to the Seattle Mariners, the Wahoos are 52-54, two games below .500. Just five games out of the second Wild Card spot, yes, but there are now four teams in

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Tribe Weekend Recap: Tomlin’s gem, House’s run, and consistently inconsistent play

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I promised myself I wouldn’t say anything negative about Nick Swisher’s play……. When I sit down every Sunday to write about the weekend that was with our friends of the feather, the topics seem to be the same: Bad defense, a lack of coming through with the timely big hits, starters not going deep enough

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Animated: Ryan Raburn’s Web Gem, Josh Tomlin’s approval

In the second inning of Josh Tomlin’s masterful one-hitter against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, right fielder Ryan Raburn helped the cause with a full-extension, diving catch to rob the hot-hitting Kyle Siegler of extra bases. The play made MLB.com’s “outstandings” lists and is sure to be all over SportsCenter if you are patient

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“It was 20 years ago today…”

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The Home Opener is hands down the biggest baseball day of the year in each Major League city. No matter the town,  the game is sold out1. It is the one time that every team play in front of a house packed full of their own fans. Bunting is all around the park. Excitement is in

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Browns screw job, hate watching The Sound of Music, Eric Wedge’s Mariners – JONCAST – WFNY Podcast – 2013-12-08

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It’s a Joncast. What else is there to say? Do the Cleveland Browns losses actually happen everywhere? The great screw job of 2013 The referee already had the flag out Should Chud have gone for two? What is a catch in the NFL and how do you decide what is or isn’t? Should the Browns

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Eric Wedge and others blast Mariners’ front office

Fresh off the Mariners signing Robinson Cano to a mammoth 10 year, $240 million deal former Mariners and Tribe manager Eric Wedge is one of many to offer their criticism of the Seattle front office. In a Seattle Times article this weekend by Geoff Baker, Wedge and other former members of the Mariners chastise the

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Indians 10 Mariners 1: Kazmir’s dominant run continues as offense awakens

Scott Kazmir

We have been waiting for the offense to wake up and they finally did. The hot and cold streaks are no doubt frustrating. It is games like this one where the Wahoos scored 10 runs on 13 hits, where you scratch your head at how they can be so anemic at times. A day after

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Mariners 4 Indians 3: Poor fundamentals do Tribe in….again

Zack McAllister

I stayed up for that? Stop me if you have heard this one before. The Indians handed a game away they should of won because of poor defense and a lack of clutch hitting. You can throw in bad base running to this 4-3 loss to Seattle as the Tribe can’t seem to get out

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