The Indians tried very hard to waste a great pitching performance from Trevor Bauer, but Carlos Santana refused to let Nate Jones get away with the third straight slider in the same location, launching the 0-2 pitch into the stands for a walk-off homer that ended the Tribe's three-game losing skid and kept the team in first place.
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Cleveland Indians overcome bullpen meltdown, walk off on White Sox - Let's Go Tribe - Who needs a bullpen when you have Carlos Santana?
Indians defeat White Sox on walk-off home run | MLB.com - Carlos Santana launched a towering home run leading off the ninth inning against White Sox reliever Nate Jones on Friday night, powering the Indians to a 3-2 walk-off victory at Progressive Field.
Indians 3, White Sox 2: 15 Walk-Off Thoughts on Carlos Santana, Jason Kipnis, Trevor Bauer, more - Cleveland Indians - Ohio - Michael Martinez, of all players, is among the hottest hitters over the last week. He’s hitting .444 in his last seven games and is hitting .333 for the season.
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Michael Brantley making steady progress | MLB.com - "He's continuing to plug away and just grind through it," Francona said.
Indians sign first-round pick Will Benson | MLB.com - Benson does not plan on buying a new car. He said his 2001 Ford Explorer runs just fine. "It works," Benson said with a laugh. "It gets me from Point A to Point B. I'll take that."
OSU baseball: Ice signs with Cleveland Indians | Baseball | gazettetimes.com - Logan Ice, the 2016 Pac-12 Conference defensive player of the year, was selected with the 72nd overall pick in last week’s MLB First-Year Player Draft. He agreed to a signing bonus of $850,000, just below the $892,000 assigned slot value for his draft spot.
Major League storyteller Ransom Jackson regales in "accidental" history from Brooklyn to Japan to Athens | Online Athens - The former professional baseball player moved to Athens, where his first wife hailed from, when he retired from baseball in 1959 after 10 years playing for the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians and the Dodgers.
A Father's Day through eyes of a third-generation player Greg Garcia - St Louis Cardinals- ESPN - St. Louis Cardinals infielder Greg Garcia is a third-generation professional baseball player. His grandfather, Dave, played in the minor leagues, starting with the St. Louis Browns organization, and managed the California Angels and Cleveland Indians.
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