• Cleveland Indians’ Brandon Moss, right, looks back as Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers chases him in the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Cleveland. Moss was out on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    AP source: Indians trade outfielder Moss to Cardinals

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Brandon Moss was sorry to see close friend David Murphy traded earlier this week by the Indians.

    Updated: 4:25 pm

  • In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine watches an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Cleveland. The Browns were 7-4 in coach Pettine's first season before the bottom fell out with five consecutive losses. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    Browns motivated by lack of national respect

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Outside expectations are so low for the Browns that coach Mike Pettine joked he’s seen his team picked to finish fifth in the four-team AFC North.

  • In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine watches an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Cleveland. The Browns were 7-4 in coach Pettine's first season before the bottom fell out with five consecutive losses. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    Browns motivated by lack of national respect

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Outside expectations are so low for the Browns that coach Mike Pettine joked he’s seen his team picked to finish fifth in the four-team AFC North.

  • Cleveland Indians’ Francisco Lindor, left, is congratulated by Tyler Holt and Jason Kipnis, right, after Lindor hit a three-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Cleveland. Holt and Kipnis scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Indians avoid winless homestand, beat Royals 12-1

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.