Oakland 5 - Cleveland 1
Most bad teams contain at least one good pitcher. Oakland's good pitcher is Kendall Graveman, Trevor Bauer had an Inning of Suck and w as not helped by his defense. Enough said. Next up: 4 games in Texas against the AL West leaders.
Roberto Perez does the unthinkable in Cleveland Indians' 5-1 loss to Athletics - Let's Go Tribe - An offensive outburst from the Indians' worst offensive positions was one of the few bright spots in this game.
Kendall Graveman, Athletics beat Indians | indians.com - Righty Kendall Graveman logged 6 2/3 solid innings against the Indians, out-pitching Tribe righty Trevor Bauer and continuing the rotation's success this series.
Cleveland Indians, Trevor Bauer done in by one bad inning in 5-1 loss to Oakland A's | cleveland.com - There is a pitcher's lament that is as old as baseball. It starts and ends with "one bad inning."
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Jose Ramirez stepping up for Michael Brantley | MLB.com - Ramirez has provided the Indians with a near-exact replica of Brantley's 2016 preseason projected numbers, and due to Ramirez's superior baserunning and defensive abilities, he's already outperformed Brantley's full-season WAR projection in just 466 plate appearances.
Roberto Perez homers as Indians lose to A's | MLB.com - "That's tough to go from playing a really intense, emotional series at home," Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer said after a 5-1 loss on Wednesday, "and travel across country. "
Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona reminds Danny Salazar that season doesn't end at All-Star Game | cleveland.com - Manager Terry Francona doesn't think the All-Star Game went to Danny Salazar's head, but it might have distorted his priorities.
Minoso memorabilia to be auctioned | Local News | daily-journal.com - A private auction firm plans to put up for bid memorabilia that once belonged to Minnie Minoso.