» June 23, 1997:
In Cleveland, Matt Lawton has four hits and Brad Radke wins his fourth straight start as the Twins top Cleveland. 7–2. Pat Meares has a two-run homer for the Twins. For Cleveland, Sandy Alomar extends his hitting streak to 22 games with a single and Jim Thome accounts for all the scoring with two solo homers.
» April 17, 1999:
Down 7–1 to the Indians, the Twins rally for seven runs in the 8th inning to take the lead, then score five more in the 11th to defeat the Tribe, 13–8. OF Matt Lawton, who entered the game in the 8th inning as a PH, drives home six runs.
» July 30, 2001:
The Mets send All–Star P Rick Reed to the Twins for OF Matt Lawton.
» December 11, 2001: The Mets obtain 12-time All-Star Roberto Alomar in an 8-player deal with the Indians. In addition to Alomar, New York also receives P Mike Bacsik and OF-1B Danny Peoples. Cleveland gets OFs Matt Lawton and bluechip prospect Alex Escobar, P Jerrod Riggan, and pitching prospect Billy Traber.
» September 1, 2002: Boston trims the Indians, 7–1, behind the strong pitching of Tim Wakefield, who doesn't allow a hit before Matt Lawton's home run in the 5th. Manny Ramirez and Brian Daubach hit back–to–back HRs, and Johnny Damon scores three runs. Jim Thome reached 100 walks for the 4th consecutive year and the 6th time in his career. Thome is the only player in Indians history to ever have consecutive 100 walks seasons.