ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Carlos Carrasco was one strike away from throwing Cleveland’s first no-hitter in 34 years and already considering ways to celebrate. 786 more words
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Carlos Carrasco was absolutely incredible on Wednesday night, falling one strike short of the Indians’ first no-hitter since Len Barker’s perfect game in 1981.
Despite Joey Butler’s two-out single in the bottom of the ninth — a ball that just sailed over the glove of a leaping Jason Kipnis — the Tribe’s right-handed starter managed to hold the Tampa Bay Rays hitless through 8 2/3 frames in Wednesday’s 8-1 victory. 146 more words
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco came within one strike of throwing the Cleveland Indians’ first no-hitter since 1981 on Wednesday night, giving up an RBI single to Joey Butler over leaping second baseman Jason Kipnis’ glove in an 8-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. 555 more words
MLB Network’s Chris Rose joined Baskin & Phelps with Les Levine Wednesday to discuss the Indians struggles and what seems to be a turnaround after a team meeting, the All-star voting structure and players like Jason Kipnis not able to be voted in, and the robot-fighting hit he’s announcing, “Battlebots”. 7 more words
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Danny Salazar had his best fastball Tuesday night and didn’t see much reason to use anything else.
Salazar pitched two-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians backed him with three home runs to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2. 582 more words