Cleveland Indians

The professional baseball team has finally settled on a new name, but how'd they end up choosing the Guardians? Also, what's to become of Slider, the club's fuzzy mascot?

The team first announced plans for a change back in December, following years of criticism that the name was offensive to Native Americans as well as mounting pressure from Major League Baseball.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — She really is just “Jenny from the Block.” Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez made an appearance at Sunday’s Indians game. Indians mascot Slider tweeted a picture with the caption, “Great seeing @JLo on our block… the corner of Carnegie & Ontario!!”   READ MORE: Fox8.com Article Courtesy of WJW Fox 8 News Cleveland First Picture Courtesy of Noam […]

CLEVELAND- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will pay tribute to the man fondly known as “The Sax Man” on the day of the Cleveland Indians home opener — this coming Monday, April 1. The Rock Hall will pay homage to Maurice Reedus, Jr. by playing a recording of Reedus’ rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ball […]

Go Tribe!   If you’re heading downtown to the corner of Carnegie and Ontario for Monday’s home opener, make a stop at Chick-fil-A beforehand. Participating Chick-fil-A locations across Cleveland, Akron and Canton will give customers wearing Cleveland Indians gear a free chicken sandwich on Monday. The promotion runs from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.   […]

Cleveland Indians fans are not happy with owner Paul Dolan after he said “enjoy him” in reference to a contract extension for shortstop Francisco Lindor.   CLEVELAND — The price of doing business in Major League Baseball has been on a steady incline, so much so that recent contracts signed by star players Bryce Harper, […]

While being profiled by Sports Illustrated, Trevor Bauer made it clear he isn’t ready to settle down anytime soon.   On the surface, Trevor Bauer would seemingly be one of one Cleveland’s most eligible bachelors: He’s 28, he’s famous and was just awarded a $13 million salary for 2019. But if you’re interested in a relationship with […]

Frank Robinson, major-league baseball’s first African-American manager, has passed, the Cleveland Indians confirmed to FOX 8 News on Thursday. He was 83 years old. On April 8, 1975, Robinson became the first African-American manager in MLB history as a player-manager for the Indians. He served in that position until 1977, when he became the manager only. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -The Cleveland Indians are looking for a few good volunteers when it hosts the 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Game in July. On Friday, the Indians launched a website for fans to sign-up for a number of unpaid positions including: The world’s largest indoor/outdoor baseball theme park Transportation All-Star hospitality Pre-game ceremonial rehearsals Legends autograph […]

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Indians had the perfect reaction Monday to the firing of Cavs and Browns coaches. Fans on social media grew concerned if anything would happen to Terry Francona after the city experienced an uproar in the sport’s world— first on Sunday when the Cavs announced they fired head coach Tyronn Lue followed by the Browns firing head […]

CLEVELAND — Three weeks ago, Jim Thome stood before more than 50,000 baseball fans in Cooperstown, New York as he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. On Saturday, Thome stood before a sellout crowd at Progressive Field as the Cleveland Indians honored him by retiring his number. Thome praised the Indians organization […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Indians announced the team is trading for pitcher Brad Hand and pitcher Adam Cimber from the San Diego Padres. The Indians will send catcher Francisco Mejia to the Padres. This move helps the Indians bullpen, Cleveland ranks 29th in the league at relief pitching. MLB on Fox reporter Ken […]