Tag: Cleveland Indians

Trevor Bauer pulled with no no after 7

2019 – Trevor Bauer of the Indians pitches 7 no-hit innings before being removed from a start against the Blue Jays, having thrown 117 pitches. Jon Edwards and Brad Hand succeed him and keep the no-no going until the 9th, when Freddy Galvis singles to lead off the inning. Cleveland wins 4 – 1. It is already the third time this season that the Blue Jays have gone hitless into the 7th inning of a game.

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1948

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1948 World Series – Cleveland Indians AL over Boston Braves NL 4 games to 2 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1954

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1954 World Series – New York Giants NL over Cleveland Indians AL 4 games to 0 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Dusty Rhodes Awards – </strong? Major League Cy...

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Four Indians pitchers make a bid for a combined no-hitter 

Four Indians pitchers make a bid for a combined no-hitter until Jed Lowrie hits a solo homer with one out in the 9th inning for the Astros’ sole hit as Cleveland wins, 5 – 1. Trevor Bauerstarts things off with 6 hitless innings, followed by Kyle Crockett and Scott Atchison with one inning each, before Nick Hagadone is tagged for the homer after striking out Chris Carterto start the 9th inning. It’s not a dominant pitching performance, however, as the four Cleveland hurlers combine to allow 7 bases on balls, although they do record 16 strikeouts. Asher Wojciechowski is the loser in his major league debut.

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The Braves trade John Rocker  after his negative comments about New Yorkers, homosexuals, unwed mothers and immigrants appeared in Sports Illustrated.

The Braves trade John Rocker along with minor league third baseman Troy Cameron to the Indians in a four-player deal in return for relievers Steve Karsay and Steve Reed as well as cash. The Atlanta fireballer became a national figure after his negative comments about New Yorkers, homosexuals, unwed mothers and immigrants appeared in Sports Illustrated.

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The Yankees christen Legends Field, their new $30 million, 31-acre complex in Tampa

1996 – The Yankees christen Legends Field, their new $30 million, 31-acre complex in Tampa. The field has the exact dimensions of Yankee Stadium. On hand to see Phil Rizzuto toss out the first ball are former Yankees Whitey Ford, Catfish Hunter, Ron Guidry and Chris Chambliss, who then watch the new Yankees beat the American League Champions Cleveland Indians, 5 – 2.

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Indians’ Jason Grimsley crawls 100 feet along a ceiling, drops down into the dressing room, and exchanges Belle’s bat for one of Paul Sorrento’s.

In the 1st inning at Comiskey Park, Chicago White Sox manager Gene Lamont accuses Cleveland Indians slugger Albert Belle of using a corked bat, and umpire Dave Phillipsconfiscates the bat and stores it in the umps’ dressing room. In a Mission Impossible caper revealed in 1999, the Indians’ Jason Grimsley crawls 100 feet along a ceiling, drops down into the dressing room, and exchanges Belle’s bat for one of Paul Sorrento’s. After the 3 – 2 Indians win, the switch is discovered to the consternation of the umps and the White Sox. The Indians subsequently turn over one of Belle’s bats and Belle is given a 10-day suspension, later reduced to seven games.

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Nolan Ryan wins the 324th and last victory of his 27-year career

Nolan Ryan wins the 324th and last victory of his 27-year career when the Rangers beat Cleveland, 6-4. The 46 year-old right-hander, who will lose his next four games, sees his career come to an end two starts sooner than he planned when a torn ligament forces him to leave the mound in the first inning in what will prove to be his worst big league outing and final major league appearance.

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Former Indian outfielder Brett Butler signs a two-year, $1.8 million free-agent deal with the Giants. The 31 year-old leadoff hitter, who will play a vital role when San Francisco captures the NL pennant in 1989, replaces Chili Davis, who signed with the Angels, as the team’s center fielder.

Former Indian outfielder Brett Butler signs a two-year, $1.8 million free-agent deal with the Giants. The 31 year-old leadoff hitter, who will play a vital role when San Francisco captures the NL pennant in 1989, replaces Chili Davis, who signed with the Angels, as the team’s center fielder.

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” What do you expect when they build a ballpark on the ocean?” – Oil Can Boyd, after a game at Cleveland Stadium is postponed due to fog

” What do you expect when they build a ballpark on the ocean?” – Oil Can Boyd, after a game at Cleveland Stadium, located on the shore of Lake Erie, is postponed due to fog.The Red Sox are credited with a 2-0 victory when the game cannot be continued due to the dense fog that rolls into Cleveland Stadium. The postponed contest, which ends with the Tribe having baserunners on first and second with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, prompts Boston’s right-hander Oil Can Boyd to infamously blame the lack of visibility on the ballpark’s proximity to the ocean, not nearby Lake Erie.

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Carney Lansford is credited with an unusual two-run inside-the-park homer in the A’s 5-3 victory

During a Cactus League contest, Carney Lansford is credited with an unusual two-run inside-the-park homer in the A’s 5-3 victory over the Indians in Phoenix. The infielder circles the bases in the fourth inning when Mel Hall’s shirt gets stuck on the fence, preventing the outfielder from playing the ball, that is just barely out of reach, while his teammate, shortstop Julio Franco, closest to the play, is so incapacitated with laughter he is unable to help.

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