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  • Rzepczynski versatile, reliable lefty option in 'pen

    Marc Rzepczynski is the resident squirrel expert in the Indians' bullpen. More importantly for Cleveland, he has turned into a reliable left-handed option since being acquired in a trade with St. Louis last summer.

  • Defensive shifting paying dividends

    The Indians have embraced advanced metrics and have a front office and coaching staff that craves as much information as possible. Data can provide a competitive advantage, and that is made no clearer than through defensive shifts

  • Indians continue green initiatives

    The Indians have been going green for years, but Earth Day on Tuesday gave the club another chance to do its part in helping the environment.

  • Salazar unable to shake early-season issues

    On Tuesday night, Danny Salazar's early-season struggles continued in another abbreviated outing -- this one coming against the rival Royals. The righty teased with three no-hit innings out of the gates, but then fell apart in the fourth and was gone in the fifth, sending the Indians on their way to an 8-2 loss at Progressive Field.

  • Masterson out to give Tribe upper hand vs. KC

    Left-hander Jason Vargas, in his four starts for the Royals, has been the model of efficiency. He's thrown at least seven innings in each outing and his 1.24 ERA was third in the American League. His mound opponent on Wednesday night, Indians right-hander Justin Masterson, has been pretty efficient himself lately with 16 strikeouts in his last 11 innings.

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  • Happy 100th, Wrigley Field! A few memories (The Associated Press)

    Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, marks the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with a matchup against Arizona. Some stars who graced its friendly confines offer their memories: --- Mike Ditka has a question. Well, an iconic Chicago franchise won its share at Wrigley Field, and it's the one that Ditka played for and coached. The last time a team won a major title at Wrigley Field, Ditka was a star tight end and the 1963 Bears knocked off Y.A. Tittle and the New York Giants 14-10 in the NFL championship game.

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

    April 22 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Yankees 9, Red Sox 3 Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Boston and combined with Japanese rookie Masahiro Tanaka to pace the New York Yankees to a 9-3 rout of the Red Sox. The center fielder, who left Boston to sign a seven-year, $153 million contract with New York (12-8) in the off season, led the game off with a triple in the first and then doubled home two runs in the fifth that chased starter Jon Lester. Tanaka (3-0, 2. ...

  • Former Red Sox CF Ellsbury gets mixed reception (The Associated Press)

    Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury received a mixed reception Tuesday night in his first game at Fenway Park as an opponent. There were more boos than cheers when he stepped in as the first hitter against the Boston Red Sox, the team he spent seven seasons with before signing a seven-year contract with New York after last season. The Yankees won 9-3 as Ellsbury led off the game with a triple then hit a two-run double in the fifth that made it 7-2. You're going to put on a Boston Red Sox uniform and a New York Yankees uniform.' I'd say that's pretty special,'' he said.

  • Royals-Indians Preview (The Associated Press)

    When they signed Jason Vargas in the offseason, the Kansas City Royals hoped he at least could eat innings while helping the club replace the departed Ervin Santana. Instead, the left-hander has been dominant early on to give the Royals a tough pairing along with ace James Shields. After Shields helped them even their four-game road series with the Cleveland Indians, Vargas will try to lead the Royals to their seventh win in nine games overall Wednesday night. Now they'll try to turn a similar trick after Shields helped end Kansas City's two-game skid Tuesday by giving up two runs - one earned - over six innings in an 8-2 win in Cleveland.

  • Royals break out bats in 8-2 win over Indians (The SportsXchange)

    CLEVELAND -- After scoring a total of six runs in two previous losses, the Kansas City Royals erupted for an 8-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night at Progressive Field. First baseman Eric Hosmer had four hits, third baseman Mike Moustakas belted a three-run homer and right-hander James Shields pitched six strong innings for the win. "You've got James Shields on the mound throwing his usual game. Nine punch-outs and combine that with what he did his last start, that's pretty impressive work," Kansas City manager Ned Yost said.