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

    May 6, 2015, 7:04 AM EDT

    Carlos Perez

    This is easily the most photo and video-heavy ATH of all time. Mostly because pitchers did things with bats and teams wore throwbacks last night.

  2. Lingering back injury forces Michael Brantley out of the Indians’ lineup again

    Apr 14, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT

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    Brantley played Opening Day, sat out two games, returned for one game Friday, and is now out of the lineup for a third straight game.

  3. Tigers finally allow an earned run after 32 innings, tying a modern record

    Apr 10, 2015, 10:15 PM EDT

    Alfredo Simon

    Pitching has been the Tigers’ forte to start the season. They hadn’t allowed an earned run until the sixth inning on Friday against the Indians — their fourth game of the season.

  4. Michael Brantley is out of the Indians’ lineup with a back injury that’s lingered since February

    Apr 9, 2015, 12:44 PM EDT

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    Brantley played 156 of 162 games last season on his way to finishing third in the MVP voting.

  5. 2015 Preview: Cleveland Indians

    Mar 24, 2015, 3:12 PM EDT

    Terry Francona

    Are the Indians trending up or down entering Terry Francona’s third year as manager?

  6. Indians showing interest in Dayan Viciedo

    Feb 14, 2015, 9:35 PM EDT

    Dayán Viciedo

    The Indians, searching for right-handed power, are showing interest in Dayan Viciedo.

  7. Red Sox non-tender Juan Francisco

    Dec 2, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

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    Boston claimed Francisco off waivers from Toronto on November 19.

  8. No, the Red Sox signing Pablo and Hanley is not proof that baseball needs a salary cap

    Nov 26, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

    It’s like clockwork. A team signs a big free agent or two and someone argues that baseball is doomed without a salary cap. It’s always baloney, of course.

  9. Mike Trout wins the American League Most Valuable Player Award unanimously

    Nov 13, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Mike Trout is, at long last, the American League’s Most Valuable Player.

  10. 2014 Silver Slugger Award winners are announced

    Nov 6, 2014, 6:01 PM EDT

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    The Silver Slugger Award is given annually to the top offensive player at each position in both the American League and the National League. Votes are cast by MLB’s coaches and managers.

  11. BBWAA Awards finalists announced on MLB Network …

    Nov 4, 2014, 6:02 PM EDT

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    The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is announcing the top three finalists for American League and National League Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player during a one-hour special airing right now (6:00 p.m. ET) on MLB Network. We will post those names here as they are rolled out …

  12. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

    gold glove award

    On your mark. Get set. Complain!

  13. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

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

    Sep 25, 2014, 7:18 AM EDT

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    The Dodgers clinch the NL West behind another outstanding performance from Clayton Kershaw.

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

    Aug 5, 2014, 6:38 AM EDT

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    Don’t look now, but the Angels are only a game back of the A’s in the AL West. And, thus, a game away from having the best record in baseball.

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

    Aug 4, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Indians celebration

    The Tribe walks off against Texas, MadBum was dominant and V-Mart goes yard again. Note: if you were not a baseball fan, you would have no idea what any of the stuff in the previous sentence meant. It’s just barely English, yet we all get it. Cool, huh?

  17. Where have all the superstar left-handed hitters gone?

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    Last night’s Home Run Derby included just one left-handed hitter (Justin Morneau) among the eight contestants and tonight’s All-Star game will feature only two left-handed hitters (Chase Utley, Robinson Cano) among the 18 starters.

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

    Jul 9, 2014, 6:54 AM EDT

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    This was Jacob deGrom’s best performance since he played Jim Morrison in that Oliver Stone Doors flick.

  19. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  20. Play of the Day: Yasiel Puig recovers from misjudging a fly ball

    Jul 5, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig are your current leaders in turning a poor play into an amazing play (1).

  21. Michael Brantley could return from concussion Saturday

    Jun 18, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT

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    Indians outfielder Michael Brantley suffered a mild concussion on Monday evening when he banged his head and neck on the knee of Angels infielder John McDonald while trying to break up a doubleplay. But he is expected to avoid the disabled list.

  22. Michael Brantley left the game last night after taking a knee to the head

    Jun 17, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    Michael Brantley

    You can never be too careful with head injuries.

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

    May 20, 2014, 6:31 AM EDT

    Indians walkoff

    Two wins for Ohio teams, both in extra innings, both games decided by homers. Ohio is clearly the home of magical performers turning in clutch performances.

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