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Indians Pitch Fourth Shutout in Seven Games

Tribe starters push scoreless streak to 34 innings in 4-0 win

(Newser) - Paul Byrd and two Cleveland relievers combined for the Indians' fourth shutout in seven games with a 4-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday. Byrd (2-3) allowed five hits over 7 1-3 innings, striking out seven without a walk. The right-hander extended the Indians' scoreless streak to 34 innings... More »

Indians Rally Past Mariners in 11

JJ Putz blows another save for Seattle

(Newser) - Asdrubal Cabrera broke an 0-for-14 slump with a bases-loaded single in the 11th inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners last night. Jhonny Peralta drew a one-out walk off Mark Lowe (1-2). Travis Hafner then doubled to left and Jamey Carroll was hit by... More »

Twins Victorious Over Indians

Morneau knocks in the winning run

(Newser) - Justin Morneau made the most of his second chance. After striking out with a runner on second in the eighth inning, Morneau singled home Brendan Harris in the 10th, lifting the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. Morneau is hitting just .269 this season,... More »

Duchscherer Sharp Before Leaving for As

Gives up one run in five innings before biceps tendinitis forces departure

(Newser) - Justin Duchscherer allowed one run in five innings in his first start since 2003, helping the Oakland Athletics to a 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night that was tempered by the right-hander leaving the game with biceps tendinitis. Duchscherer, who had season-ending surgery on his right hip... More »

Clinic Tries to Block Steroid Revelations

Palm Beach Rejuvenation Center wants to protect clients

(Newser) - The Palm Beach Rejuvenation Center has filed suit to seal the results of a sweeping probe into its operations, an investigation in which 10 individuals have already pleaded guilty to abetting illegal prescription drug distribution. Leaks from the case have implicated several baseball players as customers,  including Indians pitcher... More »

Byrd's HGH Use Was News to Mitchell

Baseball investigator denies leaking info on Indians pitcher

(Newser) - Baseball investigator George Mitchell denied a report that he leaked information on Cleveland pitcher Paul Byrd’s use of human growth hormone. News broke before Cleveland lost Game 7 to Boston that Byrd had bought HGH online; he said it was used to treat a pituitary tumor. Mitchell said he... More »

Cleveland Pitcher Bought HGH

(Newser) - Paul Byrd, the pitcher who's been critical in the Cleveland Indians' successful playoff run this season, bought almost $25,000 worth of human growth hormone between 2002 and 2005, the San Francisco Chronicle learned today. Byrd admitted taking HGH, but told Fox Sports he was using it legally with a... More »

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