CLEVELAND (AP) — The Guardians will be missing one of the reliable arms in their bullpen against the New York Yankees in the AL Division Series.
Right-hander Nick Sandlin's postseason is over after he suffered a shoulder strain while pitching in Cleveland's Game 2 win over Tampa Bay to sweep the wild-card series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Óscar González hit a two-run double in the 10th inning and the Cleveland Guardians snapped a five-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Monday night to regain sole possession of the AL Central lead.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jonathan Schoop and rookie Kerry Carpenter hit back-to-back homers in the sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for a 7-5 win over the Cleveland Guardians in the second game of a doubleheader on Monday night, snapping an eight-game losing streak.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland right-hander Aaron Civale was removed from a game Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox after one inning with a sore right wrist.
Civale allowed two hits and threw 20 pitches in the scoreless inning.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael A. Taylor hit a game-ending RBI single, and the Kansas City Royals beat the slumping Cleveland Guardians 4-3 on Friday night.
Vinnie Pasquantino opened the Kansas City ninth with a double to right against Sam Hentges (2-1) that nearly cleared the fence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrés Giménez drove in the go-ahead run with the bases-loaded in the ninth inning, Oscar Gonzalez hit his first major league homer and scored the winning run, and the Cleveland Guardians rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a pair of opposite-field home runs and threw out a runner from center field, leading the New York Yankees over Cleveland 4-1 Friday night in the first trip to the Bronx by the renamed Guardians.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Boone liked what he saw from Aaron Judge on Friday night, even before the first pitch.
“Judgy kind of had that look in his eye tonight," the New York Yankees manager said.
Cleveland Indians (79-81, second in the AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (59-101, fifth in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Triston McKenzie (5-8, 4.81 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 134 strikeouts) Rangers: Jordan Lyles (9-13, 5.31 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 138 strikeouts)
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Austin Hedges and Bobby Bradley homered, Jose Ramirez drove in three runs and rookie Eli Morgan won his third straight start as the Cleveland Indians drubbed the Texas Rangers 9-4 on Friday night.
Cleveland Indians (78-81, second in the AL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (59-100, fifth in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Friday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Eli Morgan (4-7, 5.27 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 79 strikeouts) Rangers: Spencer Howard (0-4, 7.04 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 50 strikeouts)
Chicago White Sox (87-68, first in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (76-78, second in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (10-9, 3.70 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 192 strikeouts) Indians: Triston McKenzie (5-7, 4.67 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 131 strikeouts)
CLEVELAND (AP) — Eli Morgan allowed one hit in six innings and José Ramirez drove in three runs, powering the Cleveland Indians to a 6-0 victory over the AL Central champion Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
Chicago White Sox (87-67, first in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (75-78, second in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lance Lynn (10-5, 2.47 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 166 strikeouts) Indians: Eli Morgan (3-7, 5.68 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 73 strikeouts)
NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole stumbled when the New York Yankees needed an ace-like outing, allowing seven runs over 5 2/3 innings in a costly 11-1 defeat to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
After losing consecutive games by eight or more runs for the first time since May 2008, New York dropped 1 1/2 games behind Toronto for the second AL wild card and 2 1/2 games back of wild card leader Boston with 12 games left.
Cleveland Indians (72-74, second in the AL Central) vs. New York Yankees (83-66, fourth in the AL East)
New York; Sunday, 1:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Eli Morgan (2-7, 6.03 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 70 strikeouts) Yankees: Gerrit Cole (15-7, 2.75 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 224 strikeouts)
CLEVELAND (AP) — Lorenzo Cain hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning, Eduardo Escobar homered from both sides of the plate and the Milwaukee Brewers moved closer to the NL Central title, beating the Cleveland Indians 10-3 on Friday night.
Milwaukee Brewers (86-55, first in the NL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (69-69, second in the AL Central)
Cleveland; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Adrian Houser (8-6, 3.41 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 93 strikeouts) Indians: Eli Morgan (2-6, 5.48 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 68 strikeouts)
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Morgan threw six scoreless innings, Daniel Johnson hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Morgan (2-5) allowed just three hits and struck out eight to win for the first time since June 28, which was his first major league victory.
TORONTO (AP) — Jose Ramirez homered to cap a three-run 10th inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Blue Jays 5-2 Monday, snapping Toronto’s four-game winning streak.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 34th home run for the Blue Jays, who lost for the first time in four games since returning north of the border to Rogers Centre.
HOUSTON (AP) — One big swing from Cesar Hernandez kept the Cleveland Indians from a season sweep by the Houston Astros.
Rookie Ernie Clement had a season-high three RBIs and Hernandez hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning to lift the Indians to a 5-4 win over the Astros on Wednesday night for their first win in seven tries against Houston this year.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Grinding through a rugged stretch of their schedule, the Astros came to town reeling and badly needing some rest.
They're rolling again.
Jake Odorizzi controlled Cleveland's hitters for six innings, Carlos Correa homered and Houston didn't miss a beat despite being down a couple stars in a 3-2 win on Saturday night over the banged-up Indians, who have lost a season-high five straight.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The wind tore through Progressive Field, the rain never stopped and the temperature made it feel more like mid-November than late May.
"It was the perfect storm for a baseball game,” said Toronto second baseman Joe Panik.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians outfielder Jordan Luplow was placed on the 10-day injured list with a sprained left ankle.
Luplow has been dealing with an ankle issue since training camp, and continued soreness and swelling over the past few days forced the Indians to make the move on Friday before opening a three-game series against Toronto.