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The Latest – World Series: Cubs’ Jason Heyward remains on bench for Game 2

The Latest on the 2016 World Series between the Cleveland Indians at the Chicago Cubs.

MLB hopes to beat rain, moves up start time of Game 2 of World Series

The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians are hoping to beat the rain forecast for Wednesday and get in Game 2 of the World Series.

Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener

Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a striking start and Roberto Perez put away Chicago in the Cubs’ first World Series game since 1945. Kluber dominated into the …

Bauer says pinkie good enough to go for Indians in Game 2

The last time the baseball world caught a glimpse of Trevor Bauer’s mangled pinkie finger on his right hand, it was grotesquely dripping blood onto the pitching rubber in Toronto …

In Cleveland, sports prosperity is almost too much to believe

People here are trying to comprehend what has happened over these past few months, how to process a delirious and wholly unfamiliar confluence.

Indians embrace underdog role in World Series against Cubs

Any other year, against any other team, the Cleveland Indians would be the sentimental choice in this year’s World Series.

Dueling Droughts: Cubs, Indians set to meet in World Series

At long, long last, it’s true: Either the Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Indians will win the World Series.

Short story: Indians’ Francisco Lindor set to smile, sparkle in World Series

Born in November, Francisco Lindor is an October baby this year. You’d never know these are his first steps on baseball’s pressure-packed postseason stage.

Rookie Ryan Merritt helps pitch Cleveland Indians to World Series

A most unlikely pitching performance helped put a most unexpected team into the World Series.

Cleveland pitcher Andrew Miller chosen MVP of ALCS

The humble workhorse in a wipeout bullpen, Andrew Miller was selected A.L. Championship Series MVP after his latest splendid performance in relief helped the Cleveland Indians win their first pennant …

Blue Jays defeat Indians, stave off ALCS elimination

Josh Donaldson homered to give Toronto a long-awaited lead, and the Blue Jays finally broke through with the bats, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Tuesday to avert a sweep …

Curt Schilling eyes U.S. Senate run against Elizabeth Warren

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling announced plans on Tuesday to run against Elizabeth Warren in the U.S. Senate if his wife agrees, but he declined to apologize to Rhode …

Bullpen great again; Indians top Blue Jays for 3-0 ALCS lead

Andrew Miller and the Cleveland bullpen pulled off their most impressive feat yet in these American League playoffs, taking over after Trevor Bauer’s bloody exit and holding off the Toronto …

Cleveland’s Bauer says stitches should be no issue in Game 3

Cleveland right-hander Trevor Bauer has pronounced himself ready to pitch Game 3 of the A.L. Championship Series, saying the stitches he needed after cutting his finger repairing a drone shouldn’t …

Indians edge Blue Jays to take 2-0 lead in ALCS

CLEVELAND – Josh Tomlin baffled Blue Jays batters for nearly six innings and Andrew Miller blew them away as the Cleveland Indians edged Toronto 2-1 on Saturday to take 2-0 …

Francisco Lindor homers as Indians race past Jays in ALCS opener

Francisco Lindor hit a two-run homer and Corey Kluber silenced Toronto’s booming bats, giving the Cleveland Indians a 2-0 win over the Blue Jays in Game 1 of the A.L. …

MLB Notes: Cleveland Indians’ Trevor Bauer cuts pinkie fixing drone

A drone dropped into the AL Championship Series before the first pitch was even thrown. No, this isn’t a pre-Halloween hoax. Indians starter Trevor Bauer cut open his right pinkie …

MLB Notes: Indians, Jays meet in ALCS after ‘quirky’ games in season

There wasn’t a bench-clearing brawl. That is about the only thing that didn’t happen during seven tense, theatric and highly entertaining regular-season games between the Toronto Blue Jays and Indians, …

Cleveland Indians on verge of sweeping Red Sox, Ortiz

The protective plastic sheeting from Toronto’s end-of-season celebration was still covering the lights in the visitor’s clubhouse at Boston’s Fenway Park on Saturday. No reason to take it down. They …

Corey Kluber, Indians blank Red Sox, take 2-0 ALDS lead

Corey Kluber carried a shutout into the eighth inning and Lonnie Chisenhall hit a three-run homer off postseason-cursed David Price, giving the Cleveland Indians a 6-0 win on Friday over …

Indians hit three homers off Rick Porcello, top Red Sox in opener

CLEVELAND – Francisco Lindor’s homer capped Cleveland’s three-homer rampage in the third inning against 22-game winner Rick Porcello, and the Indians held on for a 5-4 win over the Boston …

Famous fan: LeBron James swinging with Indians in playoffs

LeBron James has traded teams this October. The Cavaliers superstar, who once wore a New York Yankees cap to a playoff game in Cleveland, is swinging hard for the Indians.

MLB Notes: Terry Francona faces past as Indians meet Red Sox

Francona, who guided Boston to a pair of World Series titles and exorcised the Curse of The Bambino before leaving in turmoil in 2011, will face his former team in …

MLB Notes: Indians acquire OF Coco Crisp for pennant drive from A’s

Cleveland added much-needed outfield depth and postseason experience on Wednesday by acquiring Coco Crisp in a trade with the Oakland Athletics.

MLB Notes: Indians’ Michael Brantley has shoulder surgery, out for 4 months

Brantley, who played in only 11 games this season, had surgery on his right shoulder Monday to address chronic biceps tendinitis.

MLB Notes: Indians put All-Star Danny Salazar on DL

The Cleveland Indians will be without All-Star pitcher Danny Salazar for two to three weeks, a blow to the momentum of the A.L. Central leaders.

Tyler Naquin’s two-run homer lifts Cleveland over Mariners

First, it was walks that threatened Thursday night to torpedo the Mariners. In the end, the difference was a golf shot that propelled the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 victory …

Mariners lose fourth straight, 3-1 to Cleveland

For James Paxton, Monday was a definite step in the right direction. For Edwin Diaz, it was an encouraging big-league debut. But for the Mariners, it was more of the …

Baseball Notes: Indians’ Marlon Byrd suspended 162 games for drug violation

Marlon Byrd’s second strike with performance-enhancing drugs cost him a full season – and perhaps his career.

Gonzalez will give gift to girl he hit falling into stands

Carlos Gonzalez has found the perfect “I’m sorry” present for the little girl he accidentally hit in the head when the Colorado Rockies right fielder crashed into the stands. And …