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Astros seek ALDS sweep of Indians

Astros seek ALDS sweep of Indians

The Sports Xchange

October 07 The Houston Astros, who have dominated the Cleveland Indians in the first two games of their American League Division Series, will attempt to complete a three-game sweep Monday afternoon at Progressive Field. FULL STORY

Cole brings playoff experience into Game 2 vs. Tribe

Cole brings playoff experience into Game 2 vs. Tribe

The Sports Xchange

October 05 In Cole (15-5, 2.88 ERA), who is scheduled to start Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday at Minute Maid Park, the Astros have a pitcher fully capable of assuming the duties of an ace. FULL STORY

Kluber, Verlander face off in Game 1 of the ALDS

Kluber, Verlander face off in Game 1 of the ALDS

The Sports Xchange

October 04 With the "opener" gambit now influencing postseason strategies in Oakland and Milwaukee, the pitching matchup for Game 1 of the American League Division Series between the Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros represents a throwback in this era of bullpening. FULL STORY

Indians coming together just at right time

Indians coming together just at right time

The Sports Xchange

September 26 The Cleveland Indians may not boast as many victories as their fellow American League divisional leaders, but that doesn't mean their confidence as they head for the postseason is lacking. FULL STORY

Indians' Kluber hopes to get rolling vs. Rays

Indians' Kluber hopes to get rolling vs. Rays

The Sports Xchange

August 30 That pitcher is Corey Kluber, whom the Indians would like to get on a roll going into the postseason. The two-time Cy Young Award winner has had an up and down second half of the season, FULL STORY

Indians close out road swing in Kansas City

Indians close out road swing in Kansas City

The Sports Xchange

August 23 The first place Cleveland Indians (73-54) will face the fifth-place Kansas City Royals (38-90), who are 35 1/2 games behind division leading Cleveland. FULL STORY

Indians try to make it two straight over Red Sox

Indians try to make it two straight over Red Sox

The Sports Xchange

August 21 Tuesday night, Nathan Eovaldi, who tossed 15 shutout innings in his first two starts with the Red Sox before a rocky road outing, faces rookie Shane Bieber on Tuesday night. FULL STORY

Indians battle injuries, Tigers in rubber match

Indians battle injuries, Tigers in rubber match

The Sports Xchange

July 28 That nearly daily condition of mix and match for manager Terry Francona continued Saturday with the placement of outfielder Tyler Naquin on the disabled list. He was sent back to Cleveland for examination of a sore right hip. FULL STORY

Pirates aim for 12th straight, sweep of Indians

Pirates aim for 12th straight, sweep of Indians

The Sports Xchange

July 24 The Pirates (53-49) have won the first two games of the three-game series and will take an 11-game winning streak into Wednesday's game. The streak is the team's longest since September of 1996. FULL STORY

Kluber returns to the mound to face sizzling Pirates

Kluber returns to the mound to face sizzling Pirates

The Sports Xchange

July 22 Corey Kluber's first start after the All-Star break will be anything but routine. He will be on the mound Monday night at Progressive Field as the Cleveland Indians host the red-hot Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a three-game series. FULL STORY