Manager Terry Francona said speec ability of outfielder Rajai Davis won out over depth security of utility man Erik Gonzalez
Game 1 of the American League Division Series begins at 2:05 p.m. Friday in Houston
Cleveland gets solid outings from Carlos Carrasco and Trevor Bauer in 2-1 win in regular season finale on Sunday; Game 1 of ALDS is Friday in Houston
The Indians beat Kansas City, 14-6, to win their 90th game Friday night. The Indians have won 90 or more games for the last three years.
Josh Tomlin, who has been with the Indians longer than any player on the roster, pitched possibly his final game with Cleveland in a 2-1 loss in 10 innings Thursday night
Indians rookie starter Shane Bieber (11-5, 4.55) threw six scoreless innings for his 11th win — the most by a Tribe rookie since David Huff won 11 in 2009
Carlos Carrasco — who pitched five innings of relief for Trevor Bauer — allowed three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning of Tuesday’s 5-4 loss in Chicago
Tribe ace is also the first Indians pitcher to finish with five consecutive seasons of 200-plus innings pitched and 200-plus strikeouts as Cleveland topped Chicago 4-0 Monday night
The Indians' next game in Cleveland will be Game 3 of the American League Division series on Oct. 8.
Mike Clevinger joined teammates Carlos Carrasco, Trevor Bauer and Corey Kluber to become the only team in MLB history to have four pitchers with 200 strikeouts in the same season in Saturday’s win over Boston
Chicago won for the first time in nine tries at Progressive Field this season with a 5-4 in 11 innings Thursday night
Down 1-0 in the bottom of the ninth, Indians rally for 4-1 victory on Wednesday in Cleveland
Indians ace reached the 19-win mark for the first time in his career as he struck out 11 Chicago White Sox batters in a 5-3 victory at Progressive Field in Cleveland
Saturday's win made Cleveland the first team this season to clinch a division title. But the Indians have basically been geared for one thing — playing well in October
Blake Snell solidified his Cy Young case with six no-hit innings in Wednesday’s 3-1 win over the Indians