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CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 7: Starting pitcher Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 7, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tough First Sends Mets To 9-4 Loss To Indians

Niese gave up five runs in the first inning, and the Mets went on to a 9-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.

09/07/2013

New York Mets v Cleveland Indians

Mets “Swished” in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) _ Scott Kazmir struck out a season-high 12 in six innings, Nick Swisher hit a grand slam and the Cleveland Indians continued their playoff push with an 8-1 win over the New York […]

09/06/2013

Boston Red Sox v Cleveland Indians

Red Sox Double-Up Indians

By TOM WITHERS    AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) _ Converted closer Alfredo Aceves coasted through five innings, Mike Napoli and Daniel Nava drove in two runs apiece and the Red Sox, bonded by the tragedy […]

04/17/2013

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Zach McAllister Gives Indians Innings Eater In Rotation

Zach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.

03/11/2013

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David Phelps Will Be Important Piece For Yankees Pitching

Whether as a starter or a reliever, David Phelps will likely be an integral part of the Yankees.

03/01/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 30: Alex Rodriguez #13 and Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees celebrate a run against the New York Yankees during MLB action at the Rogers Centre September 30, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Yankees Score Big Comeback To Stay Tied With O’s

After holding onto the AL East lead for more than 31/2 months, the Yankees appeared set to fall out of first place on
Sunday. Then they rallied from a four-run deficit, headed home still tied with Baltimore for the AL East lead and later clinched their 17th postseason berth in 18 years.

10/01/2012

Hiroku Kiroda (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Yankees Hold On To First Place Lead

Nick Swisher drew a nice cheer for his rare bunt, Eduardo Nunez energized the crowd with three steals and Russell Martin earned the biggest ovation for his home run.

09/17/2012

NEW YORK - AUGUST 31: Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the New York Yankees walks to the dugout against the Baltimore Orioles in a game at Yankee Stadium on August 31, 2012 in the Bronx Borough of New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

AL East Race Down To Two Games

Orioles rookie Miguel Gonzalez struck out a career-high nine over seven shutout innings in a masterful pitching performance and Mark Reynolds homered twice as Baltimore tightened the AL East race Friday night with a 6-1 victory over the skidding New York Yankees.

08/31/2012

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 24: Starting pitcher CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees pitches during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 24, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Sabathia Helps Snap Streak, Yankees Beat Indians

CC Sabathia came off the disabled list and went into the eighth inning and Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer to help the New York Yankees snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night.

08/24/2012

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Pedro Ciriaco #77 of the Boston Red Sox (C) is tagged out at home plate by Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees in the ninth inning at Yankees Stadium on August 18, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Lester Spins Gem

Nick Swisher had three hits in Saturday’s 4-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox, raising his average to .348 with four homers and 14 RBIs since manager Joe Girardi moved him up to second in the order on Aug. 8.

08/19/2012

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