• Cabrera homers, Indians' bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win

    1 month ago - By National Post

    CINCINNATI - The sight of Cincinnati's Billy Hamilton speeding home with the potential tying run didn't shake up Yonder Alonso.
    Cleveland's first baseman calmly fielded Joey Votto's bouncer and made a strong throw to catcher Roberto Perez, cutting down Hamilton for the first out of the ninth inning. Just like that, the Reds went from second and third with nobody out to first and second with one out, and Cleveland held on for a 4-3 win on Wednesday night.
    “He's a fast runner, so I had to make sure to not only throw with a lot of zip, but that it was accurate,” Alonso said. “It was huge. It...
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  • Cabrera homers, Indians' bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win

    Cabrera homers, Indians' bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win

    1 month ago - By Saint Louis Today

    CINCINNATI - Melky Cabrera lofted a go-ahead two-run homer into the left-field seats in the sixth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Wednesday night, extending their winning streak to five games.
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  • Melky's HR leads Tribe to 10th win in 12 games

    1 month ago - By MLB

    On a long night at Great American Ball Park, Melky Cabrera's two-run shot off Reds lefty Cody Reed in the sixth inning served as the decisive blow in a 4-3 victory for the American League Central-leading Indians. The home run helped Cleveland sweep the three-game Interleague set, win the Ohio Cup against its instate rivals and gave the Tribe 10 wins in their past dozen games. Preston Tucker hit his fifth homer of the season for the Reds, who scored three in the first inning but didn't push a run across afterward despite loading the bases in the ninth.
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