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Indians eliminated from playoffs

Houston beat Seattle to dash the Tribe's hopes.

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Game 1: Minnesota 7, Cleveland 1. Game 2: Cleveland 10, Minnesota 2

Cody Anderson, Francisco Lindor key to 10-2 win over Minnesota Twins - Let's Go Tribe - Plus, Jose Ramirez strikes a pose.

Indians top Twins in doubleheader nightcap | - The Indians dealt a blow to the Twins' postseason chances, as rookie right-hander Cody Anderson threw seven scoreless innings and was helped by a two-run homer from fellow rookie Francisco Lindor in a 10-2 win in the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

Indians' Jose Ramirez bat flip angers Twins | - Jose Ramirez sent a pitch soaring into the night in the eighth inning on Wednesday at Progressive Field. Following a 10-2 romp over the Twins in the second game of a doubleheader, Indians manager Terry Francona wished he could just talk about the approach at the plate or the gorgeous swing that followed. A bit of showboating by Ramirez got in the way.

Indians eliminated from postseason contention | - On Wednesday night, Cleveland officially exited stage left roughly a week before the grand opening of this October's postseason show. .

Indians' Cody Anderson, Francisco Lindor shine | - Francisco Lindor and Cody Anderson began last season as teammates at Double-A Akron.

Cleveland Indians eliminated from AL wild card race by Houston's win over Seattle | - The Indians, after splitting a doubleheader with the Twins on Wednesday, were eliminated from the race for the second wild card when Houston beat Seattle at Safeco Field.

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Carrasco: "In the end, I feel great about this season" | - Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco's season ended in defeat, but overall he had the best year of his career.

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Around the Horn

Bartolo Colon intends to return for age-43 season | FOX Sports - Encouraged by his performance this season, New York Mets veteran starter Bartolo Colon wants to give it at least one more season in the majors before he ends his career.

Is Astros' Scott Kazmir hitting the wall, again? | FOX Sports - For the second straight season, Scott Kazmir's struggling in the closing stages of a race for the playoffs; last year it was the A's, and this year it's the Astros. Is Kazmir fatigued? And should Kazmir's manager find somebody else to start in the Wild Card Game, if the Astros make it that far?

If only A's hadn't traded away their best players | FOX Sports - It''s been a rough dozen or so months for the Oakland Athletics. Thirteen months ago, they looked like the best team in the American League. Today, they look like one of the worst teams in the league.

The Great American Pitching Experiment: Why the Reds Won’t Stop Starting Rookies « - The Cincinnati Reds have added to the deluge of first-year players, but the results haven’t come close to what the Cubs and Astros have experienced. Yet right now isn’t what matters: Cincy is making history with both eyes on the future.