August 12, 2009 |
at Cleveland 5, Texas 0 : Aaron Laffey pitched effectively into the seventh inning to remain undefeated at home. Laffey did not give up an earned run for the third time in four starts since July 24. He is 4-0 with a 1.59 ERA in five home starts this season. at New York 7, Toronto 5 : Hideki Matsui and Jorge Posada hit consecutive homers leading off the eighth inning and the Yankees won for the eighth time in nine games. Kansas City 14, at Minnesota 6 : Miguel Olivo homered and drove in three runs, and the Royals had their highest run total of the season.
September 4, 2009 |
at Detroit 4, Cleveland 3 (10 innings): Placido Polanco hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning to help the Tigers complete a three-game sweep and increase their lead in the AL Central to five games over Minnesota. New York 10, at Toronto 5: Jorge Posada homered and drove in four runs, Alex Rodriguez also homered and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays for their seventh straight victory. Seattle 7, at Oakland 4: Bill Hall, Franklin Gutierrez and Kenji Johjima each hit two-run homers to help Ian Snell win his fourth straight start.
August 13, 2009 |
Texas 5, at Cleveland 0 : Rookie Tommy Hunter (5-2) turned the shutout tables on the Indians, pitching into the eighth inning to lead the Rangers, who bounced back from a 5-0 loss to Cleveland on Tuesday with their league-leading eighth shutout. at New York 4, Toronto 3 (11 innings) : Robinson Cano hit a game-ending RBI single in the 11th inning. Cano also homered for the Yankees, who have won nine of 10 to move a season-best 28 games over .500. Oakland 6, at Baltimore 3 : Landon Powell homered in Oakland's four-run fourth inning, and the Athletics won a third straight series for the first time since April 2008.
October 5, 2012
While the Boston Red Sox begin the search for a new manager in the wake of the firing of Bobby Valentine, one of their old managers, Terry Francona, is trying to find a manager's job of his own. Francona, who managed the Boston Red Sox to World Series titles in 2004 and 2007, arrived in Cleveland on Friday morning to begin a daylong interview to become the new manager of the Indians. Francona, who parted ways with the Red Sox before the 2012 season and was replaced by Valentine, was a TV analyst last season.
April 1, 2010
Cleveland 6, Dodgers 3 AT THE PLATE: Manny Ramirez singled, James Loney doubled and both scored on infield outs in the second inning. Blake DeWitt doubled and scored on Rafael Furcal's single in the fifth. ON THE MOUND: Knuckleballer Charlie Haeger, named the Dodgers' fifth starter earlier in the day, gave up a solo homer to Grady Sizemore and walked six but otherwise shut down Cleveland in five innings. Relievers George Sherrill and Ramon Troncoso gave up five runs, three unearned.
October 28, 1989
Re Ray Loynd's Oct. 9 review of the American Native Theatre Company's "Mystic Voices," at the Southwest Museum: Loynd implies the program stereotypes Indians. Actually, his review is a legacy of the stereotyping of Indians. I'll bet he expected a little more out of this show, something a little more mystical or noble , or perhaps hauntingly beautiful . Well, contrary to the image portrayed in movies, of which Loynd's image appears to be a refinement, an Indian generally likes to laugh as much as the next person.