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Jose Quintana remained an unsolvable mystery for the Indians, this time tossing a complete game shutout.
Seven solid innings from Corey Kluber not enough; Cleveland Indians fall 6-0 to White Sox - Let's Go Tribe - Tonight was a night where nothing went right for the Tribe and even more so if your name happens to be Corey Kluber.
White Sox Jose Quintana shuts out Indians | MLB.com - Jose Quintana followed a strong pitching performance by teammate Jeff Samardzija with one of his own, going the distance for his first shutout in a 6-0 White Sox victory at Progressive Field on Friday night.
Sound familiar? Cleveland Indians blanked behind Corey Kluber in 6-0 loss to Chicago White Sox | cleveland.com - The Indians mustered only one hit after the fifth. Francisco Lindor singled in the ninth and was erased on a ground-ball double play off the bat of Michael Brantley. The Indians went hitless in only two at-bats with runners in scoring position. In Thursday's 8-1 defeat, the club managed only one base knock in three at-bats in such situations.
Support behind Indians' Corey Kluber lacking | MLB.com - Kluber certainly didn't have his best stuff in the Indians' 6-0 loss, but he pitched better than his stat line indicated.
It's Larry Doby's Day
'Larry Doby was a hero': How the Hall of Famer built a friendship with a teenage Cleveland Indians employee | cleveland.com - "I feel privileged to have been a part of his life, in even a small way. For a guy who suffered and went through so much, he's certainly very deserving of the honor."
Cleveland Indians deliver a long overdue statue for Larry Doby -- Terry Pluto (photos) | cleveland.com - Cleveland Indians statue for Larry Doby doesn't tell the full story of his very difficult road to the big leagues.
Lucas: For MLB pioneer Larry Doby, second was just as good as first | NJ.com - Paterson native Larry Doby became the first African-American baseball player to play in the American League when he debuted with the Cleveland Indians on July 5, 1947.
Other Indians News
Would Cleveland Indians consider trading Carlos Santana? Hey, Hoynsie | cleveland.com - Would the Indians trade Carlos Santana? Perhaps, but the asking price would be high.
Cleveland Indians honored for having baseball's best hot dog | cleveland.com - "We pitted different hot dogs against each other in a tournament-style format and the Indians came out on top," said the Meat Institute's Vice President, Public Affairs, Eric Mittenthal, in town to celebrate the victory on Friday. "Tonight we're celebrating them as the best baseball hot dog."
Around the Horn
Haruki Murakami: the moment I knew I would be a novelist - Telegraph - "All I can say is that my life was drastically and permanently altered in that instant – when Dave Hilton belted that beautiful, ringing double at Jingu Stadium. "
So Are We In a Buyer’s Market Now? | FanGraphs Baseball - Many of the bubble teams who looked like they could have swung towards buying have instead fallen off by the wayside and are now looking to the future, and they all happen to have starting pitching to trade.
Where did the Seattle Mariners go wrong? | FOX Sports - The Mariners were a trendy pick to win the AL West and make a deep postseason run, but they've been unable to build any momentum and sit in last place in the AL West. Jeff Sullivan dissects the reasons for the disappointment.
Sell. Closers. Now. Trust. Us. | FOX Sports - Rob Neyer with another reminder that closers come and go.
Mets acquire Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Braves for two pitchers | HardballTalk - The Mets upgrade their infield by acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson from the Braves.
DeLand column: Mudcat’s memories come full circle - Former Indians player and broadcaster Mudcat Grant profiled.