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20 Years Ago This Spring (News and Notes)

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A boating accident claimed the life of Indians players Steve Olin and Tim Crews 20 years ago Friday. Plus less somber and more recent news.

Trevor Bauer throwing yesterday
Trevor Bauer throwing yesterday
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Indians boating tragedy still haunts 20 years later: It's been 20 years since Steve Olin and Tim Crews died and Bobby Ojeda was injured in a boating accident in Florida during spring training. USA Today feature

Familes of Tim Crews, Steve Olin persevere 20 years after tragic deaths | indians.com: News: Castrovince feature.

Brantley's three hits pace Indians against Halos | indians.com: News: Right-hander Trevor Bauer faced the minimum number of hitters in the first two frames before running into trouble, while Michael Brantley went 3-for-3 in the Indians' 6-5 loss to the Angels on Wednesday.

'Neuromuscular programming' slowing down Trevor Bauer: Cleveland Indians Insider | cleveland.com: Trevor Bauer has spent spring training making changes in his "neuromuscular programming" and it's probably cost him a job in the opening day rotation.

Spring Breaks: Indians’ Michael Bourn chats about music, steak and fatherhood | Big League Stew - Yahoo! Sports: Yahoo blog asks Michael Bourn some questions and then prints his answers.

Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Bourn likes Indiana, Ohio State to play for title in NCAA Tournament 2013: Celebrity Bracketology Challenge | cleveland.com: Michael Bourn has Ohio State advancing to the national title game and finishing as a runner-up to No. 1 Indiana in his bracket for the seventh annual Celebrity Bracketology Challenge.

Indians make things fresh, new at Progressive Field | MLB.com: News: Detailing some of the offseason changes at the ballpark.

Pirates Acquire Infielder John McDonald From Arizona " CBS Pittsburgh: LGFT McDonald gets a new home.

Airport best sellers: 'Terrible Towels,' 'Sleepless' t-shirts: Bottled water, diet Coke and neck pillows are winners at airports. But so are items tied to local culture, including Bertman's Ball Park Mustard.

And finally, with a hat tip to user roar888: Cleveland Indians 2013 team casts themselves in Major League.