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The Indians aren't quite dead yet (just mostly dead)

Indians hold off elimiination for another day;

Jason Miller

The Tribe's postseason aspirations live for one more day as they rest up for the last series against Tampa Bay.

Recaps

Wednesday recap: Indians salvage dignity, beat Royals 6-4 - Let's Go TribeTrevor Bauer wasn't at his best, but he was picked up by a strong offensive performance and a rock solid bullpen. Michael Brantley collected three hits and now sits at 199 for the season.

Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians - September 24, 2014 | MLB.com CLE RecapIndians.com recap (Bastian)

Cleveland Indians avoid elimination with 6-4 victory over Kansas City | cleveland.comYan Gomes hit a three-run homer and Zach McAllister bailed Trevor Bauer out of trouble Wednesday night as the Indians avoided elimination.

More Indians News

Nick Swisher's game plan; power to the (bull)pen: Cleveland Indians quick hits | cleveland.com - Wednesday, Nick Swisher said he probably should have had his knee surgery earlier than he did.

Jim Ingraham: Cleveland Indians need to improve horrible defense - Jim Ingraham - master of the obvious.

Welcome to Corey Kluber Day: What will be your most memorable 2014 moment for the Cleveland Indians' ace? | cleveland.com - The Indians have an off day. What better time to step back and appreciate the season put together by the Tribe's ace, Corey Kluber?

Francona is creature of habit - Indians manager Terry Francona has a routine, and is very much a creature of habit when it comes to the game.

Did Cleveland’s Defense Sabotage Danny Salazar’s Start? | FanGraphs Baseball - Fangraphs weighs in.

Around the Horn

Empty champagne bottles from Pirates celebration will soon be up for sale as memorabilia - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The bottles used to shower the Pirates clubhouse Tuesday night after the team clinched its second consecutive playoff berth will soon be up for sale to fans who want to own a piece of the celebration. If the Indians did this, it would just be held up as an example of how cheap the Dolans are.

San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers - September 24, 2014 | MLB.com LAD Recap - Dodgers clinch NL West.

Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers - September 24, 2014 | MLB.com DET Recap - Benches clear as Tigers clinch postseason.

Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees - September 24, 2014 | MLB.com BAL Recap - Did you all have a happy Yankees Death Day?

Postseason Picture for Thursday, Sept. 25 | MLB.com - The Tigers are roaring back into the postseason. The Dodgers are the best of the National League West. The Nationals will have home-field advantage in the NL Division Series. The rest of the contenders for October baseball that haven't already punched their tickets still have some work to do.

Picking the 2014 MVP for every MLB club. | SportsonEarth.com : Will Leitch Article - The 2014 MLB season is winding down, and it's time to start thinking about awards. But instead of making picks for the league-wide awards, we decided to dig a little deeper and select the MVP for each of the 30 clubs.

Phil Hughes sets the all-time strikeout-to-walk ratio record | HardballTalk - It's a helluva list to sit atop.

Louisville Slugger is retiring Derek Jeter’s bat model | HardballTalk - Louisville Slugger has never done that before. So I guess that's something.