Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona admitted he was a little concerned about right-hander Carlos Carrasco coming out of spring training. A rash of injuries had prevented Carrasco from getting in his work in spring training, making Francona wonder how he would fare during the regular season. "
SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz breathed a little extra life to the Seattle Mariners' dwindling playoff hopes — and slowed baseball's hottest team in the process. Cruz hit a game-ending two-run home run in the ninth inning off closer Cody Allen, lifting the Mariners to a 3-1 win over the Cleveland
Nelson Cruz hit a game-ending two-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night. Cruz lined a 2-1 pitch from closer Cody Allen (3-7) out to deep right-center field, snapping Seattle's six-game skid and improving its very slim wild-card