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Tough roster decisions ahead for deep Tribe

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:49:21 EDT

The Indians have some difficult roster decisions looming, but there is some comfort in the foundation that remains in place. While the club has some key players poised to hit free agency, the bulk of the American League Central champion's roster will stay intact for next year.

Despite early end, Tribe's year one to remember

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:54:26 EDT

The end goal was not achieved. After coming one victory short of a World Series triumph a year ago, the Indians envisioned a championship parade up E. 9th St. as the conclusion of this campaign. The Tribe fell short of that dream, providing a sour end to what had been a scintillating season.

Inbox: Where should the Indians put Kipnis?

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:09:56 EDT

What's the future of the Indians' infield? Does Jason Kipnis move back to second? Jose Ramirez back to third? Could Kipnis be on the trading block during the offseason?

Francona, Antonetti reflect on postseason exit

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:51:36 EDT

Indians manager Terry Francona has spent the past 24 hours sifting through supportive text messages, shaking the hands of his players as they head home for the offseason and going over all that happened during his club's unexpected ouster from the postseason.

Francona vows to come back stronger in '18

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:46:51 EDT

In some ways, losing Game 5 of this year's American League Division Series has already been harder for Terry Francona than losing Game 7 of last year's World Series.

Indians could lose in-demand coaches

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:34:26 EDT

Indians manager Terry Francona hopes to have his entire coaching staff back for the 2018 season, but the skipper knows that other opportunities may arise elsewhere for some of them.

Indians left to mull over questions after loss

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 03:12:02 EDT

The Indians will have all offseason to dissect what went wrong during the last three games of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, as they dropped the final three games and were eliminated by the Yankees.

Indians' exit shouldn't overshadow the journey

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 02:53:15 EDT

The Indians made history with a 102-win regular season that included a 22-game winning streak. They needed a third win against the Yankees in October to keep their postseason hopes alive.

For Tribe, too much change not a good thing

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:41:28 EDT

In the wake of the Tribe's stunning collapse against the Yankees in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, we can safely say the differences between 2016's near-triumphant postseason run and this season's disappointment, well, made a difference.

Indians not ready to tackle uncertain future

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:27:11 EDT

While most of the Indians' roster will return in 2018, there will be a handful of interesting decisions to be made in the offseason -- like what to do with impending free agents Michael Brantley, Carlos Santana and Jay Bruce.

Tribe's storied season ends in heartbreak

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:11:24 EDT

Didi Gregorius homered twice, CC Sabathia rolled back the clock with nine strikeouts before turning it over to the bullpen in the fifth inning and the Yankees completed their historic comeback from a daunting deficit, advancing past the Indians with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.

Tribe: Yankees 'played their butts off'

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 02:14:23 EDT

For the Indians -- who finished the regular season as the AL's top seed, rattled off an AL-record 22-game winning streak and looked to avenge their World Series loss to the Cubs last season -- the loss in the first round of the postseason was clearly devastating. Despite their heartbreak, the Indians tipped their hats to the Yankees.

Shaw grateful for Cleveland fans' support

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 03:10:18 EDT

In what could have been his final appearance in an Indians uniform, Bryan Shaw -- who will be a free agent this offseason -- delivered two strong innings of relief to keep the Tribe's hopes alive in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.

Kluber done in by two Gregorius homers

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 02:14:20 EDT

The Indians had a deciding Game 5 on their home field with their best starter, an American League Cy Young favorite, on the mound. They couldn't have asked for a much better scenario.

#AwardWorthy: Vote for Lindor, Jackson

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:06:18 EDT

Vote for Francisco Lindor (Personality of the Year) and Austin Jackson (Best Play, Defense) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.

ALDS Game 5 Francona postgame interview

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:01:21 EDT

Manager Terry Francona addresses the media after the Indians' 5-2 loss to the Yankees on Wednesday in Game 5 of the AL Division Series.

DYK? Facts, figures from wild Wednesday

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:12:03 EDT

One Game 5 was set up on Wednesday. Another was settled. The Nationals shut out the Cubs, 5-0, at Wrigley Field, in Game 4 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. Later in the evening, the Yankees scored three early runs against Indians ace Corey Kluber and held on for a 5-2 victory at Progressive Field in Game 5 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.

Indians' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:36:45 EDT

Who do the Indians have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Cleveland's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Yankees-Indians ALDS Game 5: In Real Life

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:01:24 EDT

The Yankees rode two homers from Didi Gregorius to beat the Indians, 5-2, on Wednesday and win the American League Division Series presented by Doosan. We were at the scene in and around Progressive Field.

Indians can't cool Yanks' hot bats in G4 loss

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:00:00 EDT

Luis Severino struck out nine over seven strong innings, Aaron Judge mashed a two-run double and Gary Sanchez homered as the Yankees rolled to a 7-3 win over the Indians on Monday night in Game 4 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.

Indians pay heavy price with 4 costly errors

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:00:40 EDT

The second-inning mound visit from Indians manager Terry Francona was to pull starter Trevor Bauer. But as long as Francona was out there, he was going to send a message to third baseman Giovanny Urshela, whose error earlier in the inning set up the Yankees' commanding four-run rally.

Yanks' adjustments lead to early exit for Bauer

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:47:01 EDT

Pitching on three days' rest Monday night in Game 4 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, with a chance to eliminate the Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Trevor Bauer's best stuff deserted him during the Indians' 7-3 loss.

Santana's 2-run shot not enough for Indians

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 22:53:04 EDT

After a nightmarish first few innings Monday in Game 4 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, the Indians showed signs of life against the Yankees in the fourth inning when Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer to straightaway center field at Yankee Stadium. However, the Tribe fell, 7-3, as the Yankees forced a decisive Game 5 on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.

ALDS Game 4: Francona postgame interview

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 23:03:48 EDT

Indians manager Terry Francona discusses Game 4 of the American League Division Series against the Yankees.

Indians-Yankees ALDS Game 4: In Real Life

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 23:00:19 EDT

The Yankees beat the Indians, 7-3, on Monday to force a deciding Game 5 in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan. We were at the scene in and around Yankee Stadium.

DYK? Facts, figures from Monday's games

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:11:13 EDT

Here are five facts to know about each of Monday's playoff games.

One bad pitch: Miller laments Bird's homer

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 19:00:36 EDT

It was the one that got away, as bad pitch selection hurt Indians' reliever Andrew Miller in Game 3 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan, as he allowed a home run to Greg Bird that proved to be the difference.

Tito forces Yanks to use Chapman for 5 outs

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 01:01:51 EDT

While Indians manager Terry Francona is making marks on his lineup card and nervously gnawing on his gum wad, his mind is often working toward two primary goals: winning the game at hand and trying to gain an advantage in the one that follows. That was Francona's aim again in the eighth inning of Game 3 vs. the Yankees.

Miller falters after Carrasco duels in Game 3

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 07:00:19 EDT

With the Yankees' season on the line, Masahiro Tanaka tossed seven brilliant innings and Greg Bird cracked a majestic home run off Andrew Miller, extending the Yankees' run for another day with a 1-0 victory over the Indians in Sunday's Game 3 of the ALDS presented by Doosan.

Cookie on target against Yankees in Game 3

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 01:17:06 EDT

Carlos Carrasco showed dominant stuff in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series presented by Doosan on Sunday, as he struck out seven and allowed three hits over 5 2/3 scoreless innings.