Indians unveil plaque honoring time they had 455 fans at April game

CLEVELAND — On April 14, 2010, just 455 fans came out to watch a talentless Cleveland Indians ballclub lose to the Texas Rangers on a cold, rainy Wednesday night. Now the Indians will commemorate that night forever with the unveiling of a plaque reading the three-digit number in right field. “It’s important that we remember… Read More Indians unveil plaque honoring time they had 455 fans at April game

Corey Kluber loses composure, sighs after allowing run

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The name Corey Kluber is synonymous with strikeouts, wicked pitch movement, and a cerebral, almost robotic calmness on the mound. But during Sunday’s series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays, Kluber gave up an RBI single to Evan Longoria in the 3rd inning, and his frustration became visible to all.  The… Read More Corey Kluber loses composure, sighs after allowing run

Indians bring Allie LaForce, husband back to Cleveland

CLEVELAND — After three and a half years in Los Angeles and Toronto, the Indians swung a deal before Monday’s trade deadline to bring Allie LaForce back to her former town. “We certainly missed Allie from the years she spent here,” Indians president Chris Antonetti said at a press conference. “While we’re very happy with… Read More Indians bring Allie LaForce, husband back to Cleveland

Rick Manning pretends not to know Matt Underwood in front of cool ballplayer friends

CLEVELAND — After serving as broadcast partners since the 2007 season, Matt Underwood and Rick Manning have developed a close friendship despite what their on-air chemistry might suggest. But after Manning pretended not to know Underwood at a recent coincidental encounter at the mall, tension has trickled in. Multiple reports from last weekend claimed that… Read More Rick Manning pretends not to know Matt Underwood in front of cool ballplayer friends

Edwin Encarnacion’s parrot lands on 10-day DL with grade 2 wing sprain

CLEVELAND — The injury bug has been flying around the Cleveland Indians clubhouse, and it appears to have grounded an important team member. On Thursday morning, Edwin Encarnacion’s parrot was placed on the 10-day disabled list with what manager Terry Francona hopes is just a grade 2 wing sprain. The parrot, known for being part… Read More Edwin Encarnacion’s parrot lands on 10-day DL with grade 2 wing sprain