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Tribe News and Notes, 11/7/13 -Acts of Valor Rewarded

Roster moves, the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award given out, and instant replay tested in AFL games.

Gregory Shamus

Tribe-related News

Indians activate four from 60-day disabled list | News - Cleveland completed a handful of paperwork transactions on Tuesday, activating Frank Herrmann, Scott Barnes, Lou Marson and Cord Phelps from the 60-day disabled list.

Anthony Castrovince: Bob Feller Award as unique as Hall of Fame pitcher, World War 2 vet | News - On Wednesday, Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and Navy Chief Hospital Corpsman Garth Sinclair were each presented with the first annual Bob Feller Act of Valor Award, named in honor of the legendary pitcher and WWII veteran.

Justin Verlander humbled by inaugural Bob Feller Act of Valor Award | News - Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander became one of three recipients of the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award on Wednesday night at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, along with Navy Chief Hospital Corpsman Garth Sinclair and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra.

Giambi makes a play for home | New York Post - Jason Giambi sells NY apartment for hefty profit.

AL Central Hot Stove Preview: Can anyone make up ground on Tigers? - MLB - Joe Lemire - - SI weighing in on each AL Central team's offseason needs.

What's In A Name?: When Minor League Teams Re-Brand - The Crawfish Boxes - With talk of the Astros moving their Triple-A affiliate to The Woodlands, let's stop to consider other recent minor league moves, including the re-branding of the Akron team and the move of San Diego's PCL affiliate to El Paso.

Around the League

Joe Torre pleased with progress of replay testing in Arizona Fall League | News - Joe Torre, MLB's executive vice president of baseball operations, said the tryout of replay expansion during Arizona Fall League games "looked like it went off smoothly." Three of seven challenged calls were overturned Wednesday night on the second night of testing.

Cubs poised to name Rick Renteria next manager | News - Padres bench coach Rick Renteria is the favorite to be named the Cubs' 53rd manager on Thursday, according to a report Wednesday by MLB Network's Peter Gammons, but a Major League source told that no announcement was scheduled.

Max Scherzer and David Price could be available. | : Marc Normandin Article - David Price and Max Scherzer are much more similar than you'd think, right down to the fact that they both might get traded this winter. However, Price's value is likely to be higher due to one key fact: he's still under contract for two more seasons.

Tim McCarver infuriated us, but he always entertained. | : Will Leitch Article - Losing Tim McCarver might make it less likely our brains will melt during a telecast, but we'll also lose quite a bit of entertainment value. His replacement should be someone we're still talking about in 10 years, rather than someone we've forgotten is still there.