A life-size statue of beloved former Cleveland Indian Rocky Colavito is being created and will be placed in Tony Brush Park at University Circle — about five miles east of Progressive Field.
Despite a 93-69 finish — the 11th best record in franchise history — the Indians saw their season come to a close in Sunday’s 8-2 loss to the Nationals in Washington, D.C.
One day after being eliminated from the postseason on Friday, Cleveland (93-68) fell behind 9-0 in the third inning of Saturday’s 10-7 loss to the Nationals in Washington, D.C.
With Friday’s 8-2 loss at Washington and Tampa Bay’s win at Toronto, the Indians will not be in the postseason for the first time since 2015.
With Thursday’s 8-0 loss at Chicago, the Indians (93-66) are two games out of the final AL Wild Card spot with just three games left this weekend in Washington.
The Indians were eliminated from the AL Central Division race on Wednesday night and lost further ground in the Wild Card Game race as they lost to the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field.
In his first game back after breaking his hand on Aug. 24, the Indians’ Jose Ramirez hit a grand slam in his first at-bat and a three-run home run in his second at-bat in an 11-0 win over the White Sox in Chicago.
Cleveland (92-64) moved back into a tie for the second American League Wild Card Game slot with Sunday night’s 10-1 win over Philadelphia at Progressive Field.
Bryce Harper’s three-run home run erased a 4-2 deficit and put the Phillies ahead for good in the fifth inning of Saturday’s 9-4 win over the Indians in Cleveland.
Rookie outfielder Oscar Mercado did early damage at the plate and came up with a clutch RBI single late in the Tribe’s 5-2 win against Philadelphia on Friday at Progressive Field.
The Indians finished the season series against Detroit with an 18-1 record, the best record by any team against another in the 51-year history of divisional play in MLB history.
After both teams struggled through nine innings, Indians outfielder Yasiel Puig hits an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning for a 2-1 win on Wednesday at Progressive Field.
With Tuesday’s 7-2 win, the Indians have beaten the Tigers 15 straight times this season. It is the longest winning streak by the Indians over one opponent in a season since they beat Orioles 17 straight in 1954.
With the division race all but over, the Indians pulled within 1.5 games of Tampa Bay in the Wild Card Game standings with Sunday’s win over Minnesota.
Two losses on Saturday all but ruined any remaining hopes the Indians had of overtaking Minnesota for their fourth straight American League Central Division title.