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4/20 Game Thread: Cleveland vs. White Sox

I don’t like the look of this

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Sometimes it’s the struggle that makes the fan

Josh Naylor could be good; the path to that is what makes a fan favorite

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Covering the Corner Podcast #174: The Mookie Betts of Pitchers

A defense of Josh Naylor at first base, Shane Bieber’s historic start, Jordan Luplow’s need to play every day, White Sox/Yankees previews, ideal outfields, and more!

Series preview: Cleveland vs. White Sox

How can this series possibility live up to the first one a week ago?

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N&N: Shane Bieber continues record-breaking run

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Cleveland homers past Cincinnati, 6-3

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Comedy of errors dooms Cleveland late against Reds

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Ben Gamel optioned, Sam Hentges recalled by Cleveland

Another potential 100 mph hurler added to the ‘pen

N&N: Beatdown in the Queen City

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Cleveland embarrasses itself again

I hope you had a better Friday night than this ball club

Where is Shane Bieber’s cutter?

This isn’t even his final form

Series preview: Cleveland at Reds

Snarf mode: [ON] OFF

N&N: José Ramírez breaks out of slump with two-run homer

Morning news and notes for Friday, April 16, 2021

Cleveland splits series with White Sox as Jake Bauers’s batting average skyrockets

A great series (except for one unspeakable game) ends in a tie

Embrace the changes coming to MLB

MLB does need to change, and the Atlantic League rules could be good for the game

Cleveland’s worst-case scenario has already happened

When you build your offense around a lot of wild cards, there’s a good chance they’ll all struggle at once

N&N: Cleveland no-hit by Carlos Rodón

Morning news and notes for Thursday, April 15, 2021

Cleveland offense fends off perfect game, settles for being no-hit instead

Everything went wrong, and then it got worse

Cleveland signs René Rivera to minor-league contract

The 37-year-old has been assigned to the alternate camp

N&N: Shane Bieber and Lucas Giolito headline a night of #fire pitching gifs

Morning news and notes for Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Cleveland comes alive in extras after pitchers’ duel

Shane Bieber pitched nine scoreless innings and struck out 11

Covering the Corner Podcast #173: Interview with Author Luke Epplin

Merritt and I weren’t available this week, so we were happy to turn the show over to Chris Davies and his interview with Luke Epplin, author of "Our Team: The Epic Story of Four Men and the World Series That Changed Baseball."

Yu Chang received a flurry of racist comments after Monday’s loss

Hey, maybe don’t do this

N&N: White Sox walk off on Cleveland throwing error

Morning news and notes for Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Late error costs Cleveland extras in 4-3 loss

We totally tied under kickball rules, though

Finding the perfect platoon partner for Jordan Luplow

Jordan Luplow could use a friend when a right-hander is on the mound

Series preview: Cleveland at White Sox

An early test for your current AL Central leaders

N&N: Triston McKenzie set to make first start

Morning news and notes for Monday, April 12, 2021

Logan Allen dodges trouble as Cleveland prevails, 5-2

Meanwhile, Franmil Reyes is Very Hot

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Here’s what happened this week in Cleveland baseball

Umpire incompetence can’t stop Cleveland’s multiple trips to dingerville

Upon further review, this recap is a double

N&N: Reyes blasts two out of the park and Zach Plesac pitches 7 scoreless innings to lead Cleveland past Detroit

Morning news and notes for Saturday, April 10, 2021