The Minnesota Twins rolled through the first two games of their series against the Indians.
Danny Duffy offered no excuses for his poor performance. Nor did he try to blame anyone else.
Jason Vargas never let Michael Brantley’s two-run homer in the first inning get to him.
Detroit has lost four straight after an 11-2 start.
Carlos Carrasco’s face was swollen. His jaw was sore. His head hurt.
Yan Gomes hobbled toward home plate on crutches to accept an award.
Chanting “We are people, not your mascots,” several dozen protesters gathered outside the Indians’ home opener urging the team to change its nickname and abolish the Chief Wahoo logo.
Drafted in the first round of the 2011 Draft eighth overall as a 17-year-old, Lindor has rapidly risen through the Tribe’s Minor League system and he appears to be on the cusp of the Major Leagues at just 21 years old … though his Indians’ debut won’t come right away.
The Indians sold out their April 10 home opener against Detroit in 11 minutes.
Jason Giambi is retiring after 20 seasons in the majors.