Jon Lester looked comfortable on a mound where he helped make history and Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-1 win on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who welcomed back manager Terry Francona after a couple...
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Starting pitchers Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac were placed on the restricted list Tuesday by the Indians after they broke team rules by leaving their hotel in Chicago last weekend.
Stephen A. and Max react to Lakers concerns after barely beating the Nuggets, Coaches making case to play College Football, and if MLB will be able to finish the season.
David Schoenfield fills in for a vacationing Buster, talking to Joon Lee about MLB considering a playoff bubble, Mike Clevinger hanging out with Zach Plesac and what the Red Sox might do at the trade deadline as they languish at the bottom of the AL East (4:41). Later, Brad Doolittle stops by to discuss the Blue Jays playing in Buffalo, the history of baseball in Buffalo and San Diego’s offensive potential (18:41). Plus, who would Joon and Brad rather have for the next seven years: Mike Trout or Fernando Tatis Jr.?
Mike Clevinger will miss his scheduled start Tuesday after the team learned that he accompanied teammate Zach Plesac on a night out in Chicago.
Cleveland manager Terry Francona will return to the team Tuesday after missing more than a week while dealing with a gastrointestinal condition.
BBTN: Jeff Passan on the A's-Astros brawl, the Indians sending Plesac home and Tatis Jr. Plus, Sarah Langs plays the Numbers Game
Tim Kurkjian fills in for a vacationing Buster on today’s episode. First, he talks to Jeff Passan about how many games will Alex Cintrón and Ramón Laureano be suspended after inciting a brawl between the A’s and Astros, the Indians sending Zach Plesac home to quarantine after a night out, what MLB should do with the Cardinals, Oakland’s hot start, Fernando Tatis Jr. tearing it up, and Madison Bumgarner’s troublesome beginnings in Arizona (5:37). Later, Sarah Langs drops by to play the Numbers Game with notes on Tatis, Austin Slate and Óliver Pérez (28:30).
As the races in both leagues start to take shape, we review one player who has delivered more than expected.
Eric and Tristan help you make the tough lineup decisions, debate the long-term value of Yankee hitters and try to nail down closer ranks.
Delino DeShields snapped a tie with a perfectly placed squeeze bunt in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians topped the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Sunday night.
Cleveland sent starter Zach Plesac home after he violated team rules by leaving the hotel to go out in Chicago on Saturday.
A rookie phenom faces the most dominant pitcher in baseball so far as the White Sox host the Indians on Sunday night.
Zach Plesac tossed six strong innings and the Cleveland Indians snapped a scoring drought with a six-run fourth in a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
Dylan Cease worked his way through five shutout innings, and the Chicago White Sox beat Aaron Civale and the Cleveland Indians 2-0 on Friday night.
Cleveland Indians hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo has opted out of the 2020 season due to concerns about the coronavirus.
Jose Ramirez homered from both sides of the plate and drove in four runs, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Cincinnati Reds 13-0 on Thursday.
Mike Clevinger didn't have his best stuff but did enough to pitch into the sixth inning and lead Cleveland to a 2-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night as the Indians wait for manager Terry Francona's return.
With a mix of insults and civic pride, Cleveland and Cincinnati squared off on social media as their teams met on the diamond.
Indians manager Terry Francona remains absent from the team to get rest while dealing with a gastrointestinal issue that he's battled for months.
Shane Bieber overcame two solo home runs to pitch into the eighth inning, Franmil Reyes hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians snapped a four-game skid with a 4-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
From highly unexpected playoff contenders to unthinkably good (and bad) performances, it isn't too soon to draw conclusions in a 60-game season.
Indians manager Terry Francona continues to undergo medical tests for a gastrointestinal issue, and there remains no clear timetable for when he'll return to the team.
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