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Indians turn over the mound to two outfielders in loss to Cubs

With predictable results

Terry Francona calling for the lefty - David Murphy
Terry Francona calling for the lefty - David Murphy
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Chicago (NL) 17 - Cleveland 0

Cleveland Indians embarrassed by the Chicago Cubs 17-0 - Let's Go Tribe - Yes, you read that right: the score was 17-0.

Indians blanked in lopsided loss to Cubs | - The Cubs launched four home runs and rookie Kyle Schwarber collected four hits in his first Major League start, backing a solid outing from lefty Tsuyoshi Wada in a 17-0 rout over the Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.

Cleveland Indians fall early and hard in 17-0 loss to Chicago Cubs | - How bad were things Wednesday night at Progressive Field? So bad that outfielders Ryan Raburn and David Murphy pitched the ninth inning and combined to allow seven unearned runs in a 17-0 loss to the Cubs.

When outfielders pitch...

Indians turn to 2 position players to pitch 9th | - As Wednesday's game against the Cubs began to unravel, Indians manager Terry Francona was forced to balance between navigating his way through the rest of the game and planning ahead.

Knuckleballs, grand slams and a lopsided score: Cleveland Indians outfielders Ryan Raburn, David Murphy take mound, endure rough results | - David Murphy tried the knuckleball. It didn't work. He floated the 69-mph offering toward Addison Russell, but the pitch crashed into the dirt in front of catcher Roberto Perez.

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