Bad Trevor Bauer made an early appearance, giving up a year's worth of triples in one inning as the Angels won 11-5 last night.
Tribe toppled by Angels' triple spree in third inning | indians.com - Trevor Bauer took the mound Friday night with the goal of pounding the strike zone in his latest start for the Indians. He succeeded along those lines, but the result was an Angels' offensive outpouring -- powered by four triples in the third inning -- that led the Halos to an 11-5 win at Goodyear Ballpark.
Cleveland Indians thumped by Angels: Trevor Bauer allows four triples in one inning | cleveland.com - Bauer allowed eight runs, six earned, on nine hits. He threw 3 1/3 innings, struck out four and walked one.
Other Indians News
Crockett exits with tight hamstring after facing one batter | indians.com - Crockett's path to the Opening Day roster hit a slight snag on Friday night, when he exited the Tribe's 11-4 loss to the Angels due to right hamstring tightness. Cleveland announced that Crockett is considered day to day with the injury.
Kipnis held out for second day with back spasms | indians.com - GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Indians held Jason Kipnis out of the lineup Friday night for the second straight day, but Cleveland manager Terry Francona said the second baseman's back issue is not considered serious at this point.
Ryan Raburn wants to put himself back on baseball map for Cleveland Indians | cleveland.com - A meeting with an outfield wall changed Ryan Raburn's 2014 season. When the year ended, he knew he had to do something drastic to keep playing in the big leagues.
Indians hope to score points with home crowd - Crain's Cleveland Business - The only thing that seems out of whack for the Indians is the difference between the team's place in MLB standings and the spot it usually occupies near the bottom of baseball's attendance numbers.
STO announces Cleveland Indians broadcast team - Sports Media - Ohio - Undermanning are back, but there are changes elsewhere.
Around the Horn
Same time MLB regular season finales is a good idea. | SportsonEarth.com : Tim Healey Article - In an effort to add to the excitement of the final day of the regular season, MLB decided to schedule all 15 games on Sunday, Oct. 4 for 3 p.m. ET. Here's a look at how a same-time-for-every-game setup might have affected recent playoff races.
Cubs top list of MLB's 10 best farm systems | MLB.com - The MLBPipeline.com staff ranked the top 10 systems in the game by considering which organizations have an abundance of elite-level prospect talent as well as depth, in terms of future big leaguers up and down the system.
Investigating the Idea of Scarce Right-Handed Power | FanGraphs Baseball - There are valid arguments concerning rounding out line-ups, but right-handed batters are not scarce; good left-handed hitters are actually the scarce commodity.
Rangers getting creative with eating options again | FOX Sports - When the Texas Rangers open the 2015 season there will still be bacon on a stick at the ballpark, but there will be plenty of other bacon-infused goodness too.