Casey Close has become one of Major League Baseball’s heaviest hitters without swinging a bat.
Ralph Kiner, the Pittsburgh Pirates slugger who was one of the most productive home-run hitters of his era and later became an original broadcast voice of the New York Mets, has died. He was 91.
The Cleveland Indians, who are tied for the worst record in the American League, fired manager Manny Acta and put Sandy Alomar Jr. in charge for the remaining six games of the season.
Terry Francona is once again managing a franchise with a World Series drought of more than 60 years. He said the Cleveland Indians’ smaller payroll won’t affect his approach that won two championships with the Boston Red Sox.
News Corp.’s Fox Sports Media Group agreed to buy regional sports network SportsTime Ohio, gaining the TV rights to Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians.
Nick Swisher has agreed to join the Cleveland Indians.
Bob Feller , the Iowa farm boy turned Cleveland Indians pitcher whose fastball spun heads in the 1930s and 1940s and remains part of Major League Baseball lore, has died. He was 92.
Derek Jeter may resume his quest for a 3,000th career hit on July 4 against the Cleveland Indians.
The New York Yankees acquired outfielder Austin Kearns from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named or cash, the team said.
Johnny Damon signed with the Cleveland Indians, ESPN reported, bringing the 38-year-old free- agent outfielder to his fourth Major League Baseball team in as many years.