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Indians News: Nick Swisher to Brohab, TJ House shuts down Twins

Plus, League Park to reopen.

Hannah Foslien


Cleveland Indians blank Minnesota Twins, 5-0, on six-hitter by T.J. House, bullpen | - The Indians climbed to three-game above .500 as they beat the Twins on Wednesday night for their seventh win in the last nine games. (PD recap - Hoynes)

Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins - August 20, 2014 | CLE Recap - recap - Bastian

Indians @ Twins recap: House provides solid foundation in 5-0 win - Let's Go TribeT.J. House plugged a gaping hole in the Tribe's rotation, throwing 5.1 shutout innings and leading the Indians to a 5-0 victory and a series win in Minnesota. (LGT recap - Kehres)

Tribe News

Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher undergoes surgery on both knees; season over | - From Brohio to Brohab. ICYMI, Nick Swisher is done for the for the season after undergoing surgery on both knees on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Trevor Bauer says he'll 'figure out' slow starts: Cleveland Indians quick hits | cleveland.comTrevor Bauer isn't worried. "I'm going to figure it out," he said. Bauer's challenge is determining why he has such a tough time in the early innings of his starts.

League Park reopening Saturday: Five questions with author and historian Ken Krsolovic | - League Park reopening is Saturday, and Ken Krsolovic's book answers many questions about Major League Baseball's oldest ball grounds.

Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena repair plans get thumbs up from Gateway board -- and what else you should know: Mark Naymik | - The Cavs want a new roof, sound system -- and a scoreboard, which the team will push to have in place for the new season. The Indians want a sound system, structural steel repair and concrete resurfacing at Progressive Field.

Corey Kluber as a Cy Young Candidate | FanGraphs Baseball - Jeff Sullivan assesses Corey Kluber's chances to win the Cy Young Award.

Around the Horn

These young pitchers could be fall difference-makers. | : Jim Callis Article - In recent years, Michael Wacha, Sonny Gray and Matt Moore have emerged as playoff aces, stepping up in a big way despite their inexperience. That scenario could repeat itself this year, with six young pitchers waiting for their moment to shine.

Garrett Richards suffers ugly left knee injury | HardballTalk - The AL West race just got a little more interesting, as Richards was taken off the field on a stretcher.

Posnanski: Royals might actually know what they are doing | HardballTalk - Joe Posnanski says the Royals' plan is finally falling into place and has their fans believing they can get back to the glory days of the 1970s.

A.J. Burnett says he’ll probably retire after this year | HardballTalk - And if he does, he'll leave $12.75 million on the table.

Baseball's best managers use unique tactics to boost their teams. | : Richard Justice Article -  Managing a Major League Baseball team has changed over the last century. In fact, the most dramatic changes probably have come in just the last decade. These days, a manager's job has changed so drastically that it's barely recognizable from another era.