11:38 AM EDT, Sun April 19, 2015
South Side Sox 19 hours ago
White Sox 12, Tigers 3: Offense unloads in support of Chris Sale

White Sox 12, Tigers 3: Offense unloads in support of Chris Sale

Melky Cabrera, Jose Abreu and Adam LaRoche at center of season's biggest explosion The White Sox offense isn't so bad that it was going to continue averaging 2.8 runs per game. The Tigers pitching staff isn't so good that it was going to continue limiting opponents to one earned run every 36 innings at home. Today went a long way to correct those two outliers. The Sox scored a season-high 12 runs, which was 12 times as many runs as the Tigers had allowed over their first four dates at Comerica Park combined. The White Sox posted their biggest inning of the season with a four-run third,...
News-Herald 16 hours ago
Jim Ingraham's baseball notes: Danny Salazar could give Indians big shot in the arm

Jim Ingraham's baseball notes: Danny Salazar could give Indians big shot in the arm

For those on the Danny Salazar vigil, April 18 was a good day. Salazar was recalled from Columbus - seems like he has spent much of his career either being recalled from or sent down to Columbus - started for the Indians, and pitched well.Really well.Salazar held Minnesota to two runs on six hits in six innings and got the win in the Tribe's 4-2 victory over the Twins.
Topeka Capital-Journal 13 hours ago

Royals offense silenced in shutout loss to A's

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer, Jesse Hahn and Jesse Chavez combined for a seven-hitter, and the Oakland Athletics rolled to a 5-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Yordano Ventura (2-1) gave up all five runs in the fourth inning, right before hitting A’s third baseman Brett Lawrie with what appeared to be a retaliatory pitch for an incident the previous night. read more
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Detroit Tigers lineup: Victor Martinez back in lineup for second straight day; Nick Castellanos returns

Detroit Tigers lineup: Victor Martinez back in lineup for second straight day; Nick Castellanos returns

After being held out of the starting lineup for four straight games, Victor Martinez will make his second consecutive start as the Tigers designated hitter in Detroits series finale today. DETROIT -- Victor Martinez is back in the lineup for a second straight day. After being held out of the starting lineup for four straight games this past week, Martinez will make his second consecutive start as the Tigers' designated hitter in Detroit's series finale against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park. Martinez has been slowed this week after seemingly tweaking his...
Plain Dealer 4 hours ago

Danny Salazar strikes out 10 as Cleveland Indians beat Minnesota Twins, 4-2

Danny Salazar beats Twins in his 2015 debut for the Indians. Roberto Perez, Salazar's catcher, leads the offense with three hits.

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Chicago Tribune 21 mins ago

Fresh from the farm, Kris Bryant gets Chicago welcome

Kris Bryant finally made his long-awaited Cubs debut Friday at Wrigley Field. What was it like for him down on the farm, putting in the required time at Triple-A Iowa to net the Cubs an extra year of contract control? And what was the wait like for success-starved Cubs fans?

Fresh from the farm, Kris Bryant gets Chicago welcome

Kris Bryant finally made his long-awaited Cubs debut Friday at Wrigley Field. What was it like for him down on the farm, putting in the required time at Triple-A Iowa to net the Cubs an extra year of contract control? And what was the wait like for success-starved Cubs fans?
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Analysis: Detroit Tigers dealt only second loss in 2015, but this one was ugly from start to finish

Analysis: Detroit Tigers dealt only second loss in 2015, but this one was ugly from start to finish

For just the second time this season, the Detroit Tigers suffered a loss. But unlike the first defeat, which was dealt last Monday, this loss was ugly -- from start to finish. DETROIT -- There's going to be days when Detroit's explosive bats will bail out a poor pitching performance. And days when Detroit's starting pitching will rescue a sluggish offense. Then there will be days when it will all go wrong for the Tigers. Like Saturday. For just the second time this season, the Tigers suffered a loss. But unlike their first defeat, which was dealt last Monday,...
Plain Dealer 5 hours ago

Do you cheer for Alex Rodriguez? Paul Hoynes rant of the week

If Alex Rodriguez played for the Indians, would you boo or cheer for him as a fan?
Chronicle-Telegram 10 hours ago

Indians 4, Twins 2: Danny Salazar strikes out 10 in season debut

MINNEAPOLIS — The Cleveland Indians have had to be patient with the progress of Danny Salazar. His season debut gave them a nice little reward. The Minnesota Twins, meanwhile, were way too eager at the plate. Salazar matched his career high with 10 strikeouts, giving the Indians a spark in a 4-2 victory over the Read More...The post Indians 4, Twins 2: Danny Salazar strikes out 10 in season debut appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County News.

Kris Bryant seems prepared to win the Cubs' great expectations game

Operating on three hours of sleep before his first major-league game probably wasn't the best way for Kris Bryant to introduce himself to Chicago.
Akron Beacon Journal 12 hours ago

Indians: Matchups for upcoming games

SUNDAY: Indians at TwinsTime: 2:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: TJ House (0-1, 40.50) vs. Trevor May (0-1, 8.44)MONDAY: Indians at White SoxTime: 8:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Carlos Carrasco (1-1, 2.84) vs. Jose Quintana (1-0, 4.09)TUESDAY: Indians at White SoxTime: 8:10 p.m.TV: STOPitchers: Trevor Bauer (2-0, 1.50) vs. John Danks (0-2, 6.97)WEDNESDAY: Indians at White SoxTime: 2:10 p.m.TV: STOTHURSDAY: OffFRIDAY: Indians at TigersTime: 7:08 p.m.TV: STOSATURDAY: Indians at TigersTime: 1:08 p.m.TV: FS1SUNDAY: Indians at TigersTime: 1:08 p.m.TV: STO
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 14 hours ago

Buxton deserves a look to fill Twins' hole in center

The Twins don’t have any other appealing options.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 14 hours ago

Meyer lacks 'confidence'

Despite a dip in velocity, the Twins have no physical concerns about struggling pitching prospect Alex Meyer, general manager Terry Ryan said Saturday.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 14 hours ago

Postgame: Fingernails, fastballs and frustration from the Twins

Twins confronting an assortment of problems as season starts slowly

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    Danny Salazar

    Danny Salazar strikes out 10 as Cleveland Indians beat Minnesota Twins, 4-2

  • 4 Roberto Perez

    Roberto Perez

    Battery powered: RHP Danny Salazar, CA Roberto Perez help Cleveland Indians defeat Minnesota Twins: DMan's Report, Game 10

  • 4 Phil Hughes

    Phil Hughes

    Hughes had 'pretty average stuff'

  • 3 Anibal Sanchez

    Anibal Sanchez

    White Sox 12, Tigers 3: Anibal Sanchez gives up grand slam, ambushed by Chicago in blowout loss

  • 2 Victor Martinez

    Victor Martinez

    Detroit Tigers lineup: Victor Martinez back in starting lineup; Hernan Perez gets first start this season

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