Blue Jays 4, Indians 2: Happ-less against another lefty

Stop me if you heard this one before. A soft tossing lefty who hasn’t been great, sees the Indians and turns himself into the second coming of Sandy Koufax. Toronto’s JA Happ made his third start of the year. The last time out, he didn’t make it out of the third inning, giving up four

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Indians 15, Blue Jays 4 : It’s alive…ALIVE!

Every once and a while, the scuffling Cleveland Indians offense awakens with a big game as they did two Friday’s ago when the battered the White Sox around in a 12-5 win at Progressive Field. Then they came crashing back to earth with five runs in the next three games. But on that night, it

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Indians history books, retread NBA coaches… While We’re Waiting

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History in Canada: The Indians had an insane offensive explosion last night in Toronto. TD will have WFNY’s recap at 10am. But for now, let’s focus on this mind-blowing fact: The Indians had two players with five hits for the first time in the same 9-inning game since 1928. Amazing. David Murphy had three doubles,

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Blue Jays 5, Indians 4: Masterson’s hole too deep for offense to dig out

Justin Masterson is a nice guy. By all accounts he is a great teammate and rarely in a bad mood. But you know what I want to see from him? More nastiness. More intensity. More domination. But here is the thing: I expect too much out of Masterson. Justin is what he is—a nice middle-of-the-rotation

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Tribe Weekend Recap: Poor fundamentals, RISP problems, Carrasco watch, and an Easter gift

The weekend at Progressive Field did not go as planned for the home team. The visiting Toronto Blue Jays, with hordes of their fans on hand after making the four-plus-hour trek down from Ontario, took of three from your Cleveland Indians and may have come away with the sweep if not for a managerial blunder

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Bourn Identity: What’s going on with the Indians center fielder?

A massive debate broke out on Twitter at the end of Friday’s disheartening 3-2 Indians defeat. This time around, it wasn’t actually about attendance. No, it was about Michael Bourn and his eventually failed bunt attempt. After red-hot Lonnie Chisenhall started the bottom of the ninth against the Blue Jays with a double, Bourn attempted

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Indians take a flier on injury-prone starter Shaun Marcum

Shaun Marcum alone is not a game-changer. But with relatively little possible cost and minimal team risk, the Cleveland Indians just added a bit more upside to their 2014 roster. Yesterday, the 32-year-old former Milwaukee Brewer and Toronto Blue Jay reached agreement with the Tribe to compete for the open No. 5 rotation spot. Marcum

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Indians 4 Blue Jays 2: Salazar dazzles in Tribe debut

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Scott Lewis and Paul Rigdon did it. So let us not get too excited. Many of you are probably asking yourselves “Who are Scott Lewis and Paul Rigdon?’ Both were starting pitchers who made great impressions during their major league debuts with the Indians. Rigdon, a right-hander who was later used as trade bait to

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Blue Jays 5 Indians 4: Francona’s faith costly as Tribe hands one to Jays

Joe Smith

The Indians are making a habit of giving away games they shouldn’t lately. It’s becoming all too costly in the race for the AL Central title. Mental lapses happen from time to time, but they certainly can’t arrive in the ninth inning with the score tied. And I am not just talking about the players

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Indians 3, Blue Jays 0: Ubaldo to the rescue!

Chris Perez

In many ways, Indians starting pitcher Ubaldo Jiménez is the poster boy for his team: Just when you are ready to write him off, he comes back strong and with a vengeance. Not to say I have written this team off after losing three of four to Detroit, especially not when they started the day

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MLB News: Danny Salazar to make MLB debut on Thursday

Danny Salazar, one of the best pitching prospects in the Cleveland Indians system, will make his major league debut on Thursday against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Tribe announced the somewhat-expected decision on Tuesday afternoon, with a final rotation spot left open with the most recent demotion of Carlos Carrasco. It will be a tough

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Blue Jays 10, Indians 8: Myers ignites fuse on Jays explosion

Brett Myers

Your Wahoo Warriors headed into last night’s tilt against the Toronto Blue Jays looking for a sweep. I am trying to be a glass half-full guy when it comes to the Tribe in the Terry Francona era, so let me start with the positives. The Indians were facing a familiar foe in former White Sox

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WFNY Podcast – 2013-04-03 – TD talking Tribe after 2-0 start

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TD sounded like garbage, partly because he was sick and partly because wherever it was in these United States of America that he was holed up in a hotel this week had garbage internet connections and equally garbage cell phone reception. What wasn’t garbage was our conversation following a Tribe win in Toronto as they

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Animated: Blue Jays fan celebrates, freaks out the world after catching bat

Boston has Stephen King. Cleveland has Drew Carey. Toronto has Geddy Lee…and now this guy, the recipient of a wayward Jason Kipnis bat in the first inning of Tuesday’s Opening Day loss to the Cleveland Indians. It’s a way of life. Even the guy behind him wants to pretend he is a crazy man with

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Now an Angel, Omar Vizquel shares favorite Indians memories

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He wished he could have announced how proud he was of his return to Cleveland. He wished he could do this type of event right there again and again. He wished he could tell the Indians staffers in attendance that he’d see them shortly in Arizona. But it wasn’t meant to be, or at least

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MLB News: Omar Vizquel takes job with Los Angeles Angels

Omar Vizquel, who retired from his playing days following the 2012 season with the Toronto Blue Jays, announced his next career step at the annual Shaw Jewish Community Center sports dinner in Akron last night. Vizquel, now 45 years old and with 2,877 career hits, will be a roving infield instructor for the Los Angeles

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WFNY Podcast 2012-11-14 – Craig and Jon discuss Marlins firesale and what it means for baseball

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The cool thing about the podcast is that when something happens and even before I have a chance to outline the issue in my brain, I can send Jon an email begging him to talk to me about it on Skype. Jon, who has a nightmare travel day and wasn’t going to be able to

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Toronto Sun: Robbie Wants Sandy To Land Blue Jays Manager Position

Roberto Alomar, currently a special assistant for the Toronto Blue Jays organization, has come out in support of his brother, Sandy Alomar Jr., being the next manager of the Jays, The Toronto Sun reports. “”I hope it’s my brother,” Hall of Famer Robbie Alomar said Wednesday. We need someone who wants to put his heart and

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Indians Weekend Wrapup: Unimpressive Start To The Second Half

Derek Lowe

The long All-Star break brought about some hard truths for our Wahoos. While they were just two and half games out of first, their margin of error was (and is) a lot slimmer than their rivals, the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers. The bats need to become more consistent one through nine. The starting

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Box Score: Blue Jays 3, Indians 0

The Indians faltered again today in a rubber match against the Blue Jays. Toronto scored three times against Derek Lowe in the third, and that was all the offense for the day. The bats were miserable again today, with the team mustering just five hits and five walks total. Yet again, there were several wasted

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