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MLB: Cleveland Indians News and Notes, May 9, 2013: Homergate and Beyond

Jampacked full of news about the baseball world beyond Homergate, including an Andy Marte update, Zach McAllister's splitter, Michael Bourn update and Carlos Zambrano is a Duck. Now with more Manny Acta!

Adam Rosales, hitting his "double"
Adam Rosales, hitting his "double"
Jason Miller


Cleveland Indians survive ninth-inning HR review to beat Oakland, 4-3 | Recap of last night's game from the Cleveland paper of record.

A’s get apparent game-tying homer, umpires don’t reverse call | Oakland Athletics : The Drumbeat | an blog: The view of Homergate from the Bay

Recap #35: A's Tie Game With 2-Outs in Ninth, Umpires Get Call Wrong, Make A's Lose - Athletics Nation: The recap from the Oakland A's Blog of Record.

'Failure Of The Process' - ESPN Video - ESPN: ESPN Video: ESPN MLB umpiring analyst Jim McKean breaks down the controversial call late in the Athletics-Indians game. Also, Manny Acta!

Blown call exposes flawed umpiring human element - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN: Jon Paul Morosi goes off on Angel Hernandez.

Beyond Homergate :

Nick Swisher Still Doing Nick Swisher: Recent great Moments of Bro, courtesy of Deadspin.

Split finger proving to be a winning pitch for Zach McAllister: Cleveland Indians Insider | Hoynsie profiles Zach McAllister and his new pitch in this notes column.

Bourn could be back with Indians this weekend | News: Bastian's notes, including a Michael Bourn update and Zach McAllister's splitter.

Statue for Thome? What about Doby? - Cleveland Jewish News: Les Levine: Good question, Les.

After year off, Marte starts fast for Revolution - York Dispatch: Where's Andy Marte? He's playing for the York Revolution in the independent Atlantic League

Report: Carlos Zambrano signs with independent Atlantic League's Long Island Ducks - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN: Yep. Carlos Zambrano is a Duck. Soon, he will be going up against Andy Marte.

Roy Halladay Shoulder Surgery: Phillies Ace To Undergo Procedure, Eyes Late Return (VIDEO): Halladay to get scoped.

D-backs GM Towers not surprised by Didi Gregorius Didi Gregorious was an Indian for about 15 minutes. Now the DIamondbacks are happy with his play so far.

Quest for the next Cespedes and why the A's already beat the system - MLB - Ben Reiter - More praise for noted MLB contrarian Billy Beane

Twins' Ron Gardenhire on his blowup with Aaron Hicks after nonchalant catch - A little more chalance, rook.

May 9 – Frank Robinson’s Red Wing Debut | On this day in Rochester history… | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: After managing the Tribe, Frank Robinson took the job managing the AAA Rochester Red Wings.