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  • Steady McAllister gets things started for Tribe vs. Royals

    Beginning Monday, the Indians and Royals will clash for the first time in 2014 in a four-game series at Progressive Field. Jeremy Guthrie gets the start for the Royals, with Zach McAllister taking the mound for the home team.

  • Tribe hopes comeback win signals turnaround

    Michael Brantley and David Murphy -- who hit the go-ahead, three-run double in the sixth -- helped Cleveland overcome a rough outing from starter Carlos Carrasco and pick up a 6-4 victory over the Blue Jays, salvaging a victory to wrap up what had been a disappointing series.

  • Francona reinforces belief in club with team meeting

    Indians manager Terry Francona is not big on speeches, but he knows there are times when his voice needs to be heard in the clubhouse. Following Saturday's 5-0 loss to the Blue Jays, marking the seventh defeat in nine games for Cleveland, Francona called a team meeting.

  • Santana working through rough stretch

    Slumps tend to be magnified at the start of the season. The way Indians hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo sees things, Carlos Santana's current rough stretch has as much to do with a longer swing as it does with fighting the paltry numbers listed on the scoreboard.

  • Francona being patient with top of lineup

    No one needs to tell Indians manager Terry Francona that the top of his lineup is struggling. Prior to Sunday's game against the Blue Jays, Francona admitted that the temptation to switch up the batting order definitely exists.

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  • Baseball-Highlights of Sunday's MLB games (Reuters)

    (Adds late games) April 20 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Twins 8, Royals 3 Phil Hughes pitched a solid six-plus innings and helped the Minnesota Twins salvage the final game of a three-game series with an 8-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe had two doubles, a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored to lead the offense as Minnesota (9-9) avoided being swept and snapped a five-game Kansas City (9-8) winning streak. - - - Brewers 3, Pirates 2 (14 innings) Khris Davis' first home run of the season, leading off the top of the 14th inning, lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

  • Notes: Billy Hamilton Sliding (Rotoworld)

    Matthew Pouliot has thoughts on Billy Hamilton's slow start, the Ike Davis trade and several closing situations in the Strike Zone.

  • Royals-Indians Preview (The Associated Press)

    The Cleveland Indians are hoping a pep talk by manager Terry Francona will help kick-start their season. The Kansas City Royals still remember a series in Cleveland last season when they were swept. Cleveland (8-10) ended a three-game slide with Sunday's 6-4 home victory over Toronto. So when it's not going perfect, you grind the best you can.'' The Indians are 3-6 against fellow AL Central clubs while the Royals are 4-7.

  • Murphy produces big hit in Indians' win (The SportsXchange)

    CLEVELAND -- His team went almost all weekend without a big hit, so right fielder David Murphy finally provided one. Murphy's three-run double in the sixth inning vaulted Cleveland into the lead for good as the Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Sunday at Progressive Field. Murphy's hit off left-handed reliever Aaron Loup (1-1) turned a 4-2 Cleveland deficit into a 5-4 lead. It was also Cleveland's first hit with a runner in scoring position in their three-game weekend series with Toronto.

  • Murphy delivers for Indians in 6-4 win (The Associated Press)

    Indians manager Terry Francona gave his team a pep talk Saturday after they lost for the seventh time in nine games. Cleveland responded Sunday, rewarding Francona with a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. David Murphy hit a three-run double in the sixth inning and John Axford worked out of bases-loaded jam in the ninth as the Indians avoided a series sweep and broke a three-game losing streak. The Indians won 92 games and made the playoffs as wild-card team last season by getting contributions from as many areas as possible.