Indians homer in 19th straight; beat Sox 11-5
Franmil Reyes homered over the Green Monster to spark a three-run third inning _ Cleveland’s franchise-record tying 19th straight game with a home run _ and the Indians salvaged the finale of the series with an 11-5 victory over the COVID-impacted Boston Red Sox.
Miguel Cabrera hits homer No. 494 as Tigers sweep doubleheader vs. Indians
Miguel Cabrera and Eric Haase homered as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 7-1 Wednesday night at Progressive Field to complete a doubleheader sweep. The Tigers won the first game, 9-4, sweeping a doubleheader against the Indians in Cleveland for the first time since 1977. The Indians (42-35) had beaten the Tigers in eight of their last nine meetings before Wednesday’s doubleheader. Tigers catcher Eric Haase, a longtime Indians farmhand before being traded to Detroit, hit a solo home run in the fourth, knocking Indians starter Logan Allen out of the game. Tigers starter Wily Peralta allowed just one unearned run of five innings of work, earning his first win as a starting pitcher since April 26, 2017.mlive.com
NL Cy Young winner Bauer joins World Series champion Dodgers
Trevor Bauer is coming home to pitch for the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner announced his decision on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, in a two-minute video posted to his Twitter account. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster, File)LOS ANGELES – Trevor Bauer is coming home to pitch for the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner announced his decision on Friday in a two-minute video posted to his Twitter account. He gives the club a third Cy Young winner, joining three-time winner Clayton Kershaw and 2012 winner Price.