Houston Astros right fielder Teoscar Hernandez and second baseman Jose Altuve took each other out while chasing down a fly ball to shallow right field in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians tonight.
The Cleveland Indians played their home opener yesterday, and before the game protesters who want the team to ditch its racist Chief Wahoo logo gathered outside of the stadium. Cleveland.com sent a reporter to take some video of the protest, and he came away with plenty of footage of angry white men shouting things…
MLB says Commissioner Rob Manfred “desire[s]” to have the Cleveland Indians “transition away from the Chief Wahoo logo,” and insists that “specific steps” are being taken in conjunction with team executives to find a “positive resolution” to the issue.
Otis Nixon, a former outfielder who spent 17 seasons on nine Major League teams, most famously on the Atlanta Braves’ worst-to-first turnaround team in 1991, is missing, according to police in Woodstock, Ga.
Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is one of the best defenders in the game, yet he committed a critical error in tonight’s game against the Rangers. In the fifth inning, Lindor handled a routine grounder from Shin-Soo Choo and overthrew his first baseman, allowing two runs to score instead of ending the inning. The…
An Ohio man who served as a grant writer for the American Indian Education Center in Parma, Ohio, was charged yesterday with embezzling more than $183,000 from federal grants provided for Native American services by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Cleveland has made a point of getting out in front of free agency to lock down their young talent with early contract extensions—Jason Kipnis three years ago, Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco two years ago, José Ramírez just this week. So it completely stands to reason that they’d be after the same thing with star…
Indians pitcher and drone enthusiast Trevor Bauer maintains a very active Twitter account. He often uses it to mix it up with fans and reporters, and also to express his trash opinions.
During the Cleveland Indians’ postseason run, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred hinted that he would speak to the team’s ownership about their horrifically racist logo during the offseason. Now, apparently, he’s followed through and begun that conversation—though the conversation appears to be totally devoid of substance…
Free agent Edwin Encarnacion is headed to Cleveland, on a three-year contract for a reported $65 million with an option for a fourth season.
Regardless of it they had won or lost last night, we all could have agreed on one thing: The Cubs seem positioned to contend for championships indefinitely. But for the Indians—the team that, uh, actually lost—the question of how many more bites they may get at the apple is far less simple.
The Cleveland Indians are World Series losers, and when they report back to their home field on April 3, it should be without their racist logo, once and for all.
When a championship is decided under circumstances as historic as those that saw the Chicago Cubs claim their first World Series title in 108 years, the impossible becomes overdetermined. The evaporation of a 3-1 series lead leaves behind chokers, miraculous individual feats, and moments of immense luck and…
Good things come to those who wait, unless they die first.
The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions after a wait of 108 years, and one very tense extra inning. Here’s how the final out of tonight’s Game 7 sounded on TV and radio around the globe, starting up top with Chicago’s flagship radio broadcaster WSCR.
He really had this one holstered all night, huh.
The longest and most fabled of all championship droughts is over after an insane, interminable Game 7. The Chicago Cubs came back from a 3-1 deficit in the World Series to win in seven, and they capped off the comeback with a 8-7 win tonight in 10 innings.
The Indians’ shocking eighth-inning comeback tied things up against the Cubs, thanks to Rajai Davis homering off Aroldis Chapman. Up top is how it sounded on Korean broadcaster MBC Sports; below is how it sounded on Russian TV.
J.R. Smith, a man with a tempestuous relationship with wearing a shirt, went and popped that bad boy off on the video board at the Indians’ stadium tonight in an attempt to inspire a late rally.
Old Man David Ross is playing in the final major-league game of his career tonight, and he smacked a big solo home run off Andrew Miller in the sixth inning to give the Cubs a three-run lead.