Indians

Edwin Encarnacion
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John Tomase
February 07, 2018 - 1:43 pm
The Red Sox haven't spent the winter sitting around waiting for J.D. Martinez to decide whether or not to accept their five-year, $125 million offer. They've been seeking contingencies. Among them: Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale , the Red Sox and Indians...
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Carl Willis
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John Tomase
October 26, 2017 - 11:17 am
Carl Willis is leaving Boston to return to Cleveland. The Indians on Thursday hired Willis to be their pitching coach, replacing Mickey Callaway, who was just named manager of the Mets. Willis previously worked in Cleveland from 2003-09, overseeing Cy Young campaigns from CC Sabathia and Cliff Lee...
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Rob Bradford
September 12, 2017 - 11:48 pm
Carlos Febles can feel the pain of the Detroit Tigers. Much like those member of the Tigers who the 20th straight victim of the Indians -- keeping the historic Cleveland win streak going by dropping a 2-0 decision to Terry Francona's club, Tuesday night -- Febles felt the pain of being the...
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Rob Bradford
September 10, 2017 - 12:04 am
There wasn't much more that could have gone right for the Red Sox Saturday night. Chris Sale got back to dominating, while getting to call it a night after just six innings and 97 pitches. The Red Sox' offense put a licking on Tampa Bay pitching, scoring all nine of its runs by the time the fourth...
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Rick Porcello
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John Tomase
August 25, 2017 - 10:59 pm
The Red Sox have won with pitching virtually all season. On Friday, their best pitcher was first baseman Mitch Moreland. It was that kind of night. The Orioles teed off on Rick Porcello and a pair of relievers en route to 16-3 victory in an error-filled monstrosity at Fenway Park. The Red Sox had...
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Mookie Betts of the Red Sox was off and running on Sunday against the Blue Jays.
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John Tomase
August 24, 2017 - 10:34 pm
CLEVELAND -- Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts left Thursday night's game against the Indians with a right knee contusion and is considered day to day. Betts had an active night in the outfield with the Indians teeing off on both Chris Sale and a host of relievers. Betts ended the first inning with a...
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Chris Sale
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John Tomase
August 24, 2017 - 8:46 pm
CLEVELAND -- Most teams see Chris Sale and tremble. The Indians salivate. The American League's best pitcher looks like Triple-A filler when Indians stand in the batter's box, and on Thursday night he delivered his worst start in a Red Sox uniform. Velocity wasn't the issue -- Sale hit 97 mph on...
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Rajai Davis
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John Tomase
August 24, 2017 - 6:41 pm
It took Rajai Davis nearly a decade to reach his first postseason. He returned last year with one of the most dramatic home runs in World Series history. Now that he has had a taste, he wants more. And the Red Sox are the perfect team to give him the opportunity. Davis joined his new team before...
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Eduardo Nunez
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John Tomase
August 24, 2017 - 2:55 am
CLEVELAND -- It's starting to feel a lot like 2013. The Red Sox, you may recall, spent most of that season in first place, but didn't really capture anyone's imagination until early September. Only retroactively do we pretend we witnessed a start-to-finish thrill ride. Other than Boston Strong,...
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Drew Pomeranz
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John Tomase
August 23, 2017 - 10:23 pm
CLEVELAND -- Passing through media dining at Progressive Field on Wednesday night, I caught a little of the home radio broadcast. "We expected this game to be a pitcher's duel," one of the broadcasters said, "and it has delivered." From their tone, you'd think former Cy Young Award winner Corey...
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