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Indians finally beat Detroit at home

Lindor, Carrasco have big days as Tribe beats Tigers 8-2. Plus, Terry Francona's love of frozen treats

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Cleveland 8 - Detroit 2

Cleveland Indians ride Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco to victory over Tigers - Let's Go Tribe - Francisco Lindor was seemingly involved in everything, while Carlos Carrasco pitched superbly over eight innings, as the Tribe romped past the Tigers 8-2.

Lindor, Tribe come out in force for Carrasco | - Indians top prospect Francisco Lindor stole the show, reaching base four times and belting his first career home run to help Cleveland jump on Detroit's emergency starter Buck Farmer in an 8-2 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Progressive Field.

The Buck stopped here: Cleveland Indians tame Detroit Tigers, 8-2, to avoid series sweep | - The Indians made the Tigers appear mortal in an 8-2 triumph on Wednesday.

Top prospect Lindor delivers first career blast | - It was a day of firsts for Indians rookie shortstop Francisco Lindor on Wednesday afternoon.

Carrasco shuts down Miggy-less Tigers | - The Indians finally solved the Tigers in an 8-2 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Progressive Field. Maybe it all started when they looked at Detroit's lineup card and noticed Miguel Cabrera's name conspicuously absent.

Other Tribe-Related News

Indians manager Terry Francona and Outshine Fruit Grape Bars: A true love story - Cleveland Indians - Ohio - Indians manager Terry Francona revealed Wednesday that he has quite the affinity for the low-calorie fruit frozen treats available around the team clubhouse and on the plane when traveling.

Cleveland Indians notes: Starting pitching not as sharp in June - In a combined 40 starts in April and May, Kluber, Carrasco, Bauer and Salazar were a combined 18-12 with a 3.60 ERA. Those same four pitchers in a combined 17 starts in June have a record of 6-6 and a 4.69 ERA.

Francona: Indians DH Nick Swisher making progress with knee : Fantasy News - Swisher could rejoin the Indians at some point during their upcoming 10-game road trip.

Carlos Carrasco: Better than you might think - Beyond the Box Score - Although Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 4.35 ERA, he has still been effective this season. What has contributed to such a high ERA, and is it something Carrasco can control?

Chris Perez, former Cleveland Indians closer, suspended for second positive test | - Former Indians closer Chris Perez has been suspended for 50 games for his second violation of a drug of abuse according to MLB's Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Around the Horn

'Hoos are No. 1: Virginia beats Vandy | - Virginia rallied for a 4-2 victory Wednesday night that produced its first CWS championship.

Franklin Gutierrez called up by the Mariners and making first start since September 2013 | HardballTalk - Gutierrez didn’t play any sort of MLB-affiliated ball in 2014 after being diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, a type of arthritis that primarily affects the spine and causes problems in many other joints

‘Like Déjà Vu All Over Again’: The History of Baseball Metaphors in American Politics, From Abraham Lincoln to Harry Reid " - Baseball metaphors in political speech.