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  1. Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles starting lineups for Monday, Game No. 68

    06.19 / 22:12 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Indians right-hander Corey Kluber opens this four-game series against the Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards. Kluber is 1-1 with a 3.51 ERA in five starts against the Orioles in his career. BALIMORE -- Here are the starting lineups for the Indians and Orioles for Monday night's game at Camden Yards. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. INDIANS SS Francisco Lindor. 2B Jason Kipnis. 3B Jose Ramirez. DH Edwin Encarnacion. RF Lonnie Chisenhall. 1B Carlos…
  2. Kyle Young flips commitment from Butler to Ohio State basketball, following Chris Holtmann

    06.19 / 22:12 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Young was a target of Ohio State's in the 2017 recruiting class, but chose Butler and former coach Chris Holtmann. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State lost Kyle Young to Butler. Now the Buckeyes are getting him back. Young announced on Monday evening that he's flipping his commitment from Butler to Ohio State, following new Buckeyes head coach Chris Holtmann. Young posted the decision on his public Twitter account. Young is a four-star prospect in the 2017…
  3. College World Series 2017: Tracking the three Cleveland Indians' 2017 draftees who made the final eight

    06.19 / 22:12 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    College World Series 2017 just got underway. The Cleveland Indians concluded their draft last weekend, and three of the players they selected are still alive in the race for college baseball's national championship. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The 2017 College World Series, which began over the weekend, fills viewers with excitement every year. Eight teams play in a double-elimination tournament to decide the national champion. This year, …
  4. Cleveland Indians vs. Baltimore Orioles: Live updates and chat, Game 68

    06.19 / 21:15 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Get live Cleveland Indians updates, chat and analysis from Game 68 of the 2017 MLB season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards against the Baltimore Orioles. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Indians take on the Baltimore Orioles on Monday in Game 68 of the MLB season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Get scoring updates and participate in a live chat in the comments below with reporters Paul Hoynes and Zack Meisel. Make sure to follow Hoynsie and Zack on Twitter. Game …
  5. Doug Nester, a fast-rising 2019 OT, includes Ohio State in new top five

    06.19 / 21:15 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The 2019 offensive tackle of Huntington (W.V.) Spring Valley released a top five list on Monday that consisted of Ohio State, Virginia Tech, Alabama, West Virginia and Florida. Watch video COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After Doug Nester got done working out at Ohio State's one-day instructional camp last week he said he was close to making a decision but didn't have a top list ready to reveal. He does now. The 2019 offensive tackle of Huntington (W.V.) …
  6. Cleveland Indians place Michael Brantley on disabled list with sprained right ankle

    06.19 / 21:15 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    A right ankle injury Michael Brantley suffered in early June has put him on the disabled list in mid-July. The Indians put Brantley on the 10-day DL on Monday afternoon. BALTIMORE - Michael Brantley will not be rejoining the Indians in Baltimore for this four-game series. The Indians announced Monday afternoon that Brantley has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle. Brantley injured the ankle in early June during a series in…
  7. Jose Ramirez can't stop hitting, so he's the American League Player of the Week

    06.19 / 20:19 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The third baseman's surge at the plate earned him American League Player of the Week honors. Ramirez posted a .516/.545/1.065 slash line last week. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Maybe Jose Ramirez was sick last Tuesday. How else do you explain an 0-for-4 performance with two strikeouts? (Clayton Kershaw's presence on the mound, perhaps?) It was the only game last week in which Ramirez did not notch at least two hits. The third baseman's surge at the plate earned him…
  8. Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona on lefty Andrew Miller: "I think I pitched him too much''

    06.19 / 19:21 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Indians have temporarily switched the bullpen roles of left-handed set-up man Andrew Miller and closer Cody Allen to even the workload between the two, according to manager Terry Francona. BALTIMORE - When it comes to pitchers, the Indians have one important rule. "We want to use are best pitchers as much as possible, but not too much," said manager Terry Francona. It is the thin line that every manager walks: do everything necessary to win today, but…
  9. Boston Celtics trade No. 1 pick in NBA Draft 2017 to 76ers: Social media reactions

    06.19 / 18:16 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Boston Celtics, pending approval, will be trading the first overall pick in NBA Draft 2017 to the Philadelphia 76ers, who are expected to use it to select Markelle Fultz. The NBA world has reacted on social media. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Boston Celtics continued to accumulate picks in a deal agreed to over the weekend that will ship the first overall pick in Thursday's 2017 NBA Draft to Philadelphia. The 76ers will acquire that pi…
  10. Paul George for Kevin Love: Your Cleveland Cavaliers trade idea No. 1

    06.19 / 17:11 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    We asked readers to improve. We'll write about the best ideas. But we had to start with the potential deal everyone is talking about. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- How can the Cleveland Cavaliers catch the Golden State Warriors next season? We asked readers for trade suggestions and will present several of the best ideas to see what everyone thinks. Vote at the bottom of this post to tell us if you'd make this trade. The deal: Kevin Love for Indiana's Paul George Does it …
  11. Paul George reportedly leaving the Pacers: Reaction from around the NBA

    06.19 / 16:13 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Paul George has reportedly told the Indiana Pacers that he plans to leave the team once he is a free agent in summer 2018. George has been linked in trade talks to many teams, including the Cleveland Cavaliers. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Paul George, All-Star swingman for the Indiana Pacers, reportedly has told the team he plans to become a free agent when his contract expires after the 2017-18 season. With just one year left on George's deal, there was already much s…
  12. Zach Harrison, an elite 2019 Ohio prospect, building bond with Ohio State's Larry Johnson

    06.19 / 15:16 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Harrison is the top player in Ohio in 2019, and a budding five-star prospect. Watch video COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Zach Harrison stood head and shoulders above a group that also included Urban Meyer, Ohio State defensive line coach Larry Johnson and 2018 defensive end target Tyreke Smith. Harrison had an argument for the most physically imposing player at Ohio State's camp on Saturday, so he would've stood out regardless. The fact that he was in a…
  13. Cleveland Indians remind everyone that they remain the class of the weak AL Central: Meisel's Musings

    06.19 / 14:19 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Finally, the Indians reminded everyone why the AL Central has the potential to have a massive crater between Cleveland and its four adversaries. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It certainly seems as though order has been restored in the American League Central. A team that goes to war with Adam Wilk (the poor guy was designated for assignment before he could take his cleats off on Saturday), Adalberto Mejia (what a fun name to say), Kyle Gibson (hey, he lowered his ERA to…
  14. What if LeBron James leaves Cleveland Cavaliers again in 2018? -- Bill Livingston (photos)

    06.19 / 13:22 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Get ready for a year of speculation about the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, LeBron James. But everything is different this time around. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Will LeBron James stay or will he go? The question won't be answered until after next season. James can exercise his player option on a contract that will pay him over $33 million next year and try to beat the Golden State Warriors somewhere else. Plague years James left Cleveland once, seven years ago, and…
  15. One is the loneliest number: The tale of Cleveland Indians bench coach Brad Mills' one and only home run

    06.19 / 12:16 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    "Obviously, it's a thrill once it goes out," Mills said. "You kind of wish that 16 seconds or whatever it took to run the bases would have lasted about three hours. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Duane Kuiper once said that "One Is The Loneliest Number" would have been his song choice had players used walk-up music during his career. Kuiper shared tales of other players ribbing him for his lack of power. Reggie Jackson, in particular, gave the second baseman a hard time…
  16. One year after Cleveland's long-awaited championship, one fact remains: No one will forget June 19, 2016

    06.19 / 11:18 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    No matter what has transpired in the year since, or what will take place in the future, one fact remains: No Cleveland sports fan will forget June 19, 2016. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The city of Cleveland has suffered long enough. An entire year has passed since LeBron James authored the Declaration of Independence from Sports Misery. A year has passed since the infamous Cleveland heartbreak montage took its last few breaths. It's been one year since the names Elway…
  17. The state of the Indians, LeBron vs. Draymond and the DeShone Kizer conundrum: Takes by the Lake

    06.19 / 11:18 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    In the latest Takes by the Lake, Zack Meisel and Doug Lesmerises discuss the state of the Indians, the fun back-and-forth between LeBron James and Draymond Green, whether the NBA needs a Good vs. Evil rivalry, and how quickly the Browns need to determine whether DeShone Kizer can be the long-term solution at quarterback. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Summer has arrived. Last year, that meant basking in the glory of a Cavaliers championship, watching the Indians lay the…
  18. Surging Cleveland Indians played five Top-20 games in Week 11 (DMan ranks 1-162)

    06.19 / 11:18 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Check here for DMan's game-by-game ranking of Cleveland Indians 2017. The Indians played well in Week 11. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Each Major League Baseball regular-season game is 1/162nd of the puzzle (assuming every game is played). Within those equal pieces, though, are varying degrees of quality and/or significance. One victory can be more impressive than another, based on numerous factors that include strength of opponent and its starting pitcher; how the game…
  19. How interested should the Indians be in trading for another starting pitcher? Bud vs. Doug

    06.19 / 10:05 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Cleveland.com sports columnists Doug Lesmerises and Bud Shaw talk about the Indians need for another starting piticher and what it might mean at the trade deadline. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Indians could use another starting pitcher. So could 90 percent of Major League Baseball teams. At least the ones that couldn't use two or three. But starters who could make a difference in the postseason don't come cheaply. So who would you be…
  20. U.S. Open 2017: Final results, leaderboard at Erin Hills (Brooks Koepka winner)

    06.19 / 00:19 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Check here for final results, leaderboard from U.S. Open 2017 on Sunday, June 18. Brooks Koepka won -- his first career major title. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Brooks Koepka won U.S. Open 2017 today (Sunday, June 18) at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Koepka, 27, secured his first major title. Koepka, who began the day one shot back, carded 16-under for the tournament to win comfortably. He was brilliant down the stretch and built a four-shot lead. U.S. OPEN…