Defending AL Cy Young award winner Corey Kluber seeks his first win since May and has deserved a much better fate
Kluber omitted from All-Star team
Cory Kluber's record this season leaves a lot to be desired, but his other stats show he's All-Star quality. There's a different reason Ned Yost left him off of the AL All-Star team though. Schoenfield: biggest All-Star snubs
Dallas Keuchel, chosen for the American League All-Star team earlier Monday, allowed three runs in six innings in helping the Houston Astros defeat the Cleveland Indians 9-4.
Astros rough up Carrasco, Indians
The Astros posted a four-run first and rolled to a 9-4 win over the Indians in their opener. Carlos Carrasco followed up his near no-hitter by surrendering five runs over four innings.
Carrasco struggling in Cleveland
Indians starter Carlos Carrasco gave up 4 runs in the 1st inning and Preston Tucker went yard in the 4th, giving Carrasco 5 earned runs on the day. That matches his season high. Follow live
Astros jump on Indians early
The Astros’ first 5 batters got on base, resulting in 4 runs against Carlos Carrasco, and Houston is off to a good start as it looks to snap a 2-game losing skid. Follow live
Indians vs. Astros series preview
Cleveland has won 13 of their last 16 against Houston, including two of three earlier this season. Michael Bourn has hit the ball well in the last seven games going 6-for-18 with four RBIs. Chris Coon preview
Power Rankings: Indians jump to No. 17
The Indians went 5-2 last week behind stellar outings from the starting rotation. Cleveland makes a three-spot jump to No. 17. MLB Power Rankings
Now that we know who got picked to start on the AL and NL squads, Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy have some decisions to make.
Schoenfield: Kipnis snubbed in fan vote
Jason Kipnis would have been the best choice by the fans to start at 2B for the AL, but he's not a lock to get the backup job. David Schoenfield
The Kansas City Royals lead all teams with four All-Star starters, while Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals are top vote-getters.
Gerrit Cole overcame a rocky start for his major league-best 12th win and Andrew McCutchen's two-run double capped a five-run fifth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Cleveland Ind
Cole gets to 12 in Pirates win
Gerrit Cole twirled an 8-inning, 3-run gem and also become the 5th Pirate ever to reach 12 wins before the All-Star break. Pittsburgh beat the Indians 5-3. Box score
Jeff Locke pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, retiring his last 19 batters, and Neil Walker had an RBI single to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cleveland Indians 1-0 on Saturday.
Locke throws gem, Pirates beat Indians
Jeff Locke went 8 shutout innings, giving up two hits, 0 walks and striking out 6. Pittsburgh got the 1-0 win. Box score
Francona cited among top managers
In Jerry Crasnick's survey of 50 scouts, front-office executives, coaches and media analysts, Indians manager Terry Francona ranked third overall and best at relating to players. Baseball's best managers
Michael Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss homered and Trevor Bauer pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on a rainy Friday nig
Indians capture 5th win in a row
Brandon Moss smacked a 2-run homer early and Michael Bourn knocked in 3 runs as Cleveland topped Pittsburgh 5-2 in a game delayed more than 2 hours by rain. Box score
McCutchen takes Bauer deep
Indians starter Trevor Bauer set down the first 9 Pirates he faced tonight. But after Neil Walker singled to end that run, Andrew McCutchen homered to center to cut Cleveland's lead to 3-2. Follow live
Moss HR puts Indians ahead
Pirates starter Charlie Morton worked a clean 1-2-3 first inning, but after David Murphy singled to lead off the second, Brandon Moss launched his 14th HR of the season to left field to give Cleveland a 2-0 lead. Follow live
Grantland: Kipnis lucky? He'll take it
Ben Lindbergh notes the Indians' Jason Kipnis, the AL's leading hitter, is benefitting from putting the ball in play and looking much like the standout player he was two years ago. MLB breakouts and breakdowns
Carlos Carrasco' near no-hitter tells us about the type of dominant stuff that the Cleveland Indians pitcher has.
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