Brantley May Return For Tribe

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Indians’ outfielder Michael Brantley, sidelined since August 9 with a sprained ankle ligament, did some running yesterday, and manager Terry Francona said there’s a possibility Brantley could be playing in games this week.

 

Tribe Double Up Angels

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Jay Bruce tripled and doubled, Austin Jackson singled four times and the Cleveland Indians doubled up the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 for their 25th win in 26 games.  Edwin Encarnacion added a two-run single in the ninth for Cleveland, which defeated the Angels for the ninth consecutive time.  Tribe pitcher Mike Clevinger allowed one run on three hits and two walks while striking out six.

 

Tribe Wins 21st Straight

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Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and Mike Clevinger won his fourth straight start as the Cleveland Indians set the AL record with their 21st straight win, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers.  Cleveland has a 14-game lead in the AL Central.  The Indians host the Kansas City Royals tonight.

 

Tribe Streak At 20

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The Indians extended their winning streak to 20 games and matched the AL mark held by the 2002 Oakland As, beating the Detroit Tigers 2-0.  The record is 26 straight wins by the 1916 New York Giants.  Cleveland hosts Detroit again this afternoon.

 

Make It 15 Straight For Tribe

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The Cleveland Indians set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive win, beating the White Sox 11-2.  Corey Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings and the Tribe belted five homers in the win.  Cleveland hosts Baltimore tonight.

 

Tribe To Rest Ramirez

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Third baseman Jose Ramirez was scratched from the Indians’ lineup due to a sore right wrist.  Manager Terry Francona said Ramirez aggravated his wrist while checking his swing earlier in the series with Chicago and could sit a few games to get healthy for the stretch drive.

 

Company Gives Rebates For Tribe Streak

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Window, siding and door installation company Universal Windows Direct offered a promotion during July that any customer who did business with the company would receive a full rebate if the Indians went on a 15-game winning streak.  The company will dish out $1.7 million dollars in rebates.

 

14 Straight For Tribe

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Carlos Carrasco tossed a three-hit complete game as the Indians picked up their 14th-straight victory, 5-1 over the White Sox.  The Indians have a chance to set a franchise record with 15 straight tonight in Chicago.

 

Tribe Wins 12th Straight

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Trevor Bauer won his eighth straight decision, Jose Ramirez and Carlos Santana homered and the Indians beat the White Sox 5-3 for their 12th straight victory.  Cleveland is 10 games up on Minnesota in the AL Central.