Mike Wilson, ESPN Stats & Information The losses over the past two nights aren’t representative of how the Cleveland Indians have handled the Detroit Tigers this season. Even after losing two games with few of their everyday players in the lineup, the Indians have a 14-4 advantage in the season series. Regardless of the outcome of Thursday’s game (1 p.m. ET, ESPN/WatchESPN), the Indians will end the season with their best record in a season series against the Tigers this century. Indians have best offense in American League against Tigers In 18 games, the Indians have outscored the Tigers 106-71, but that number would be 106-59 if not for the Tigers’ 12-0 win on Tuesday. In most traditional offensive
Cleveland Coffee Company owner Brendan Walton found out that his company’s popular coffee line endorsed by Matthew Dellavedova was coming to an end when he saw a tweet from LeBron James. Dellavedova, according to James, had a agreed to an offer sheet with Milwaukee. Which meant that selling “G’day Mate” again next season probably wasn’t happening. “I said ‘oh no that’s not a good sign,” Walton said. “LeBron has more of a fast track to [the Cavaliers front office] than I do.” Their contract was set to end regardless of Dellavedova’s status with the Cavaliers, but with the close relationship the NBA player had formed with the company, it seemed likely he would have re-upped it. “We were keeping
Sometimes, you just have to shut down a heckler instead of ignoring him or her, especially when that heckler is pretty close to you in the dugout. Here's someone at Yankee Stadium who called out Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell for putting in a less-than-optimal lineup - remember, they had just clinched the American League East - on Thursday against the New York Yankees, especially with the Cleveland Indians breathing down their necks while jockeying for playoff seeding. Farrell had an extremely simple, very direct response: There you have it.