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Cleveland Indians win fourth in a row, edge New York Yankees 2-1 - Let's Go Tribe - Danny Salazar and Cody Allen held one of the league's best offense to one run and four hits.
Danny Salazar strong as Indians top Yankees | indians.com - Danny Salazar struck out eight and pitched into the eighth inning as the Indians dislodged the Yankees from first place in the American League East, notching their fourth consecutive victory with a 2-1 decision on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.
Cleveland Indians knock New York Yankees out of first place with 2-1 win | cleveland.com - Danny Salazar pitched 7 1/3 innings for the victory and Abraham Almonte drove in the winning run Wednesday as the Indians beat the Yankees for the second straight night.
Other Tribe News
Indians announce Progressive Field renovations | MLB.com - The Indians spent last offseason giving Progressive Field a facelift, dramatically changing the center-field entrance and creating the popular Right Field District. The response to the ballpark upgrades from fans has been overwhelmingly positive this season. Even more enhancements are coming, too.
Gateway approves $16 million request from Cleveland Indians for new scoreboard for Progressive Field | cleveland.com - The non-profit landlord for Progressive Field on Wednesday approved a $16 million request from the Cleveland Indians for a new scoreboard system that could be financed by taxpayers.
Jeff Schudel: Cleveland Indians have rest of season to decide if new guys are right players for long term - It has been only four games — an eye-blink in a 162-game season spanning six months — but the Indians are playing with an energy that eluded them when they stumbled into April from spring training and staggered out of it 7-14.
Danny Salazar gets strikeout in big spot | MLB.com- The offering that set up Danny Salazar's biggest pitch of the night was a mistake.
Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds prospects named to 2015 Triple-A Best Tools list | FOX Sports - Two Cleveland Indians and one Cincinnati Reds' prospects were named to 2015 Triple-A Best Tools list by Triple A managers and coaches
Columbus Clippers making accelerated payments on $55 million Huntington Park debt - Columbus - Columbus Business First - After strong attendance through nearly seven seasons at Huntington Park downtown, the Columbus Clippers are ready to pay off a portion of the debt on the $55 million, Franklin County-owned venue earlier than expected.
Around the Horn
Seattle Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma tosses no-hitter in 3-0 win over Baltimore Orioles | FOX Sports - Hisashi Iwakuma became the second Japanese-born pitcher in major-league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday.
Beyond Charboneau: The Curious Cases of Baseball Burnouts – The Hardball Times - By 1983, the player they called "Super Joe" was out of the league, undone by injuries, better known as a cautionary tale than as a ballplayer. Injuries did him in: after multiple back surgeries, he just couldn’t hit any more.
Which managers are most likely to get canned? | FOX Sports - With the MLB season nearing its end, it's time to evaluate which managers could be taking the fall for a poor season.
Ranking MLB's 15 best comebacks of 2015. - There has been an unusually potent proliferation of great comeback stories this season -- players who have rebounded from injuries or poor performance or, in one prominent case, league-imposed exile.
Yes, the Yankees really are in big trouble. | FOX Sports - Rob Neyer on the Yankees v the BlueJays
The continuing search for baseball's next great weapon | FOX Sports - What if pitchers launched their own revolution, finding a new way to make the ball sink or drop or rise? What if a new pitch suddenly appeared out of the cosmos? If you were to name the most prominent characteristic in the war between pitchers and hitters, it would be the continuing search for the Next Great Weapon.
Drew Stubbs designated for assignment by the Rockies | HardballTalk - He's making $5.8 million this season.
No Minor matter | NBC SportsWorld - Mike Hessman couldn't stick in the majors, but he slugged the ball enough to set a record. Hessman shattered the minor-league homers mark. Joe Posnanski with the profile.