10/5/2015 | Lindor, Anderson honored with monthly awards
The final month of the season was award-worthy for a pair of Indians. Cleveland's youth movement was rewarded Monday when shortstop Francisco Lindor was named the American League's Rookie of the Month, and fellow first-year player Chase Anderson was named the AL's Pitcher of the Month.
10/5/2015 | Indians rebound but can't fulfill expectations
Terry Francona does not like to bring up his Boston days when he's around his current team. Everyone knows about the exorcised demons and the World Series triumphs with the Red Sox. But Francona broke that element of his character during an early-August meeting with members of the Tribe's core group.
10/4/2015 | Tribe notches several statistical feats in 2015
The Indians, who ended the year with a 3-1 win over the Red Sox on Sunday, fell short of expecations this season, but that did not stop the team from excelling in a number of facets. Cleveland's rotation was overpowering, and a handful of position players turned in seasons potentially worthy of offseason accolades.
10/4/2015 | Indians head into offseason on good note
Reality began to sink in as players around the Indians' clubhouse packed their bags, offered season-end handshakes and hugs and headed out the door. Rookie shortstop Francisco Lindor, coming off his first taste of the big leagues and stardom, was not ready for the end.
10/4/2015 | Bauer plans to 'figure out how to enjoy life' in offseason
Trevor Bauer stood at his locker to face reporters for the final time this season, and he did so at a crossroads.
10/4/2015 | Santana pushed through back issues this year
Not once this season did Carlos Santana mention to reporters that he was bothered by a back issue that was plaguing his offensive production. A few hours before the Indians' final game of the year on Sunday, the first baseman admitted that the ailment was a persistent problem.
10/4/2015 | Tribe ends season with sweep of Red Sox
The Indians ended their strong second half on a positive note, defeating the Red Sox, 3-1, in the season finale at Progressive Field to clinch their third consecutive winning season.
10/4/2015 | Kluber fires 8 scoreless to close his season
The record that will be attached to this season of Corey Kluber's blossoming career will show only nine wins and an AL-high 16 losses. Make no mistake, though. Kluber did not have a bad year.
10/3/2015 | Tribe clubs 2 HRs to back Kluber's gem
Indians ace Corey Kluber was able to end his season on a high note, shutting out the Red Sox over eight innings in Saturday's 2-0 victory at Progressive Field.
10/3/2015 | Red Sox, Indians wrap season in Cleveland
The Red Sox and Indians conclude their 2015 season at Progressive Field on Sunday. Starting the season finale for Cleveland is right-hander Danny Salazar, opposite Red Sox righty Rick Porcello.
10/3/2015 | Allen open to long-term deal with Indians
Cody Allen will be eligible for salary arbitration for the first time this winter with the Indians. If it were up to the closer, he would avoid the process altogether.
10/3/2015 | Walters expected to miss 5 months after shoulder surgery
Zach Walters hit for the cycle in his final game with Triple-A Columbus this season, but the rare feat came at a price.
10/2/2015 | Tomlin wraps up comeback year with strong start
Josh Tomlin looked at the list and smiled. There was a mix of pride and disbelief as he read the names below his own: Zack Greinke. Jake Arrieta. Clayton Kershaw. Max Scherzer. Jacob deGrom. Tomlin ranked above them all.
10/2/2015 | Perez learning, thriving in backup catcher role
Roberto Perez is still adjusting to being a backup catcher. It's a tough gig, to go from being an everyday player your entire life to a guy who only gets in the lineup every third or fourth day.
10/2/2015 | Kluber set to wrap up season vs. Breslow
A year ago, Corey Kluber was wrapping up a season in which he won the American League's Cy Young Award. On Saturday, the righty finishes a far less gratifying campaign, but one much more effective than the 8-16 record would indicate.
10/2/2015 | Tribe's runs come in bunches to top Red Sox
Boston rookie Henry Owens had trouble avoiding the big inning, twice letting the Indians post a crooked number before his short hook in Cleveland's 8-2 series-opening victory at Progressive Field on Friday night.
10/2/2015 | Bauer enters offseason on high note
Right-hander Trevor Bauer returned from his temporary relegation to the Indians' bullpen and turned in a solid outing against the Twins on Thursday night.
10/1/2015 | Twins rally past Tribe to gain in Wild race
The Twins kept their postseason hopes alive with a late rally, scoring the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the ninth in a 4-2 win over the Indians on Thursday night at Progressive Field.
10/1/2015 | Red Sox, Tribe meet for season's final series
The Red Sox travel to Cleveland for the first time this year, as the teams kick off the final series of the season. Right-hander Josh Tomlin will take the mound for the Indians, opposing Boston's rookie southpaw Henry Owens.
10/1/2015 | Brantley becomes vocal presence for Tribe
During a season in which his body betrayed him, Indians star outfielder Michael Brantley learned the power of his voice.
10/1/2015 | Twins look to keep chase in finale with Tribe
The Indians and Twins wrap up a four-game series with Wild Card implications Thursday night at Progressive Field. Taking the mound for Cleveland is right-hander Trevor Bauer in his return to the rotation. Opposing him is impressive Twins rookie Tyler Duffey.
10/1/2015 | Indians' postseason hopes officially dashed
This moment could have come a lot sooner. It also was not expected to arrive this early. There are two ways to view this season by the Indians, but there is only one way to describe their place in the playoff picture: absent.
10/1/2015 | Anderson, Lindor lead Indians' rookie wave
Francisco Lindor and Cody Anderson began last season as teammates at Double-A Akron. At the time, Anderson had an ERA that started with a five. And Lindor wasn't a home run hitter. My, how things have changed.
10/1/2015 | Ramirez's bat flip fires up Twins dugout
A bit of showboating by Indians second baseman Jose Ramirez riled up the Twins during the eighth inning of Cleveland's 10-2 victory Wednesday night.