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  1. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 29, 2014, 6:58 AM EST

    Obstruction

    Yet another protested game in a week full of protests. This one isn’t going anywhere, though.

  2. Indians activate Michael Bourn after latest hamstring injury

    Aug 15, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    Bourn missed six weeks this time around and has struggled with hamstring injuries since last season.

  3. Indians to activate Michael Bourn from the disabled list Friday

    Aug 13, 2014, 2:54 PM EST

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    Because of all the leg problems Bourn has ceased doing damage as a base-runner, swiping just 30 bases while being thrown out 15 times in 196 games since last season.

  4. Indians lose David Murphy for 4-6 weeks with oblique strain

    Aug 12, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

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    Oblique strains tend to take 4-6 weeks, so it’s possible we’ve seen the last of Murphy this season.

  5. Michael Bourn’s hamstring strain is “more serious” than the Indians initially thought

    Jul 7, 2014, 5:17 PM EST

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    In news that helps explain why the Indians felt the need to acquire veteran outfielder Chris Dickerson from the Pirates earlier today, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that center fielder Michael Bourn’s hamstring strain is “more serious” than initially believed.

  6. Indians designate George Kottaras for assignment

    Jul 7, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

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    Cleveland picked up outfielder Chris Dickerson from Pittsburgh to help fill in for injured center fielder Michael Bourn and to make room for him on the roster the Indians designated catcher George Kottaras for assignment.

  7. Indians acquire Chris Dickerson from Pirates

    Jul 7, 2014, 2:47 PM EST

    New York Yankees' Chris Dickerson reacts to being called out on strikes to end the fourth inning of their MLB American League baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg

    Looking to add some outfield depth in the wake of Michael Bourn’s latest hamstring injury, the Indians have acquired veteran Chris Dickerson from the Pirates in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.

  8. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 1, 2014, 6:34 AM EST

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    Every ten years or so, the Tigers get a walkoff grand slam. Like, every ten years or so, basically to the week.

  9. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 4, 2014, 6:40 AM EST

    Henderson Alvarez

    Henderson Alvarez has three shutouts. Three shutouts was enough to be the full-season leader in that category in five of the past 11 seasons.

  10. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 2, 2014, 6:08 AM EST

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    Six shutouts on Sunday afternoon. So don’t worry if you think you wasted your day because 20% of all major league teams didn’t get much done yesterday either.

  11. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    May 12, 2014, 6:33 AM EST

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    Derek Norris smacked two homers and Gio Gonzalez flashed some Natitude

  12. Michael Bourn exits Saturday night’s game with left hamstring tightness

    May 3, 2014, 8:20 PM EST

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    Michael Bourn’s left hamstring has been a bother dating back to spring training. He had to leave Saturday night’s game early with more discomfort.

  13. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 24, 2014, 7:14 AM EST

    Pineda Pine Tar

    Michael. Hey, Michael. You got a little, um . . . no, the other side. Yeah, good. You got it.

  14. Indians activate Michael Bourn, demote Nyjer Morgan

    Apr 15, 2014, 3:21 PM EST

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    Michael Bourn is back from the disabled list after being sidelined since the middle of spring training with a hamstring injury and to make room for his return the Indians optioned Nyjer Morgan back to Triple-A.

  15. Michael Bourn is headed to the disabled list, Nyjer Morgan makes the Indians

    Mar 24, 2014, 1:20 PM EST

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    Indians center fielder Michael Bourn will begin the season on the disabled list with a hamstring injury suffered on March 16, the team announced. Bourn was a big disappointment in the first season of his four-year, $48 million deal, hitting just .263 with a .676 OPS and career-low 23 steals, and then in October he…

  16. 2014 Preview: Cleveland Indians

    Mar 21, 2014, 12:12 PM EST

    Chris Antonetti, Terry Francona

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Cleveland Indians. The Big Question: Did the Indians lose too much pitching? After four consecutive losing seasons the Indians…

  17. Michael Bourn is questionable for Opening Day

    Mar 17, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    Michael Bourn strained his surgically-repaired left hamstring yesterday and now his Opening Day is in doubt: Michael Bourn is going to miss at least a week. Has mild left hamstring strain. Unknown if he’ll be ready for March 31 opener. #Indians. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie) March 17, 2014   It would appear that Michael Brantley…

  18. Michael Bourn suffered a strained left hamstring in Sunday’s game

    Mar 16, 2014, 10:45 PM EST

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    Indians outfielder Michael Bourn was removed from Sunday afternoon’s game against the Giants in the second inning due to a strained left hamstring. Paul Hoynes of the Plain Dealer reports that the strain is considered “mild”. He will be reevaluated on Monday. Bourn had surgery on the same hamstring back in mid-October, but showed up…

  19. Smart money on Hanley Ramirez, Jay Bruce in prop bets

    Mar 12, 2014, 5:55 PM EST

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    Bovada released its player prop bets for the 2014 season on Wednesday, providing odds on the AL and NL MVP and Cy Young races, as well as MLB’s home run leader. Here’s a look at what I consider to be the best bets in each category. Please do note, though, all information here is for…

  20. Michael Bourn says his surgically-repaired left hamstring is back to 100 percent health

    Feb 19, 2014, 8:54 PM EST

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    Good news Wednesday out of Indians camp … Michael Bourn told reporters, including Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, that his surgically-repaired left hamstring feels “100 percent” healthy. He had that hamstring surgery in mid-October after injuring himself during the Tribe’s American League Wild Card Game loss to the Rays. Bourn may be held…

  21. Mets “remain in contact” with Stephen Drew

    Dec 29, 2013, 10:32 AM EST

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    Marc Carig, beat writer at Newsday, shares this scoop: The Mets remain in contact with Scott Boras, the agent for shortstop Stephen Drew, according to a person with knowledge of the talks. But the source likened the situation to the Mets’ pursuit of outfielder Michael Bourn late last winter. Bourn ultimately landed with the Indians,…

  22. UPDATE: “no legs” to the Yankees-Justin Masterson rumor

    Dec 11, 2013, 9:16 AM EST

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    UPDATE: Buster Olney reports that there are “no legs” to this. Sorry to hear about your legs, Justin Masterson. But you can live a full healthy life without them, I’m sure. 9:16 AM: Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Yankees are interested in Justin Masterson. Which makes sense, as the Yankees can use starting…

  23. Indians are likely to tender Drew Stubbs a contract

    Dec 1, 2013, 7:00 PM EST

    Drew Stubbs

    Outfielder Drew Stubbs is in line for a raise on his $2.825 million salary in 2013 as he is eligible for arbitration for the second of three years. Despite a solidified outfield with Michael Brantley in left, Michael Bourn in center, and the recently-signed David Murphy in right, the Indians are expected to tender Stubbs…

  24. Projecting the 2013 Gold Glove winners

    Oct 25, 2013, 1:54 PM EST

    Manny Machado

    Let’s go down the list: AL, catcher: Matt Wieters, Joe Mauer, Salvador Perez Mauer is still the AL’s best defensive catcher, but he played a mere 660 innings behind the plate this year, compared to 1,200 for Wieters and 1,115 for Perez. Wieters has won the last two, so he’s the favorite here. Still, I…

  25. Big-ticket signings fail to lift Indians in loss

    Oct 3, 2013, 12:09 AM EST

    Nick Swisher

    When the Indians added Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn in free agency, it was supposed to energize the fans and signal the start of a new era. And it probably did help with the latter, if not the former. However, while neither Swisher nor Bourn went bust in year one in Cleveland, the performances of…

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