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MLB: Cleveland Indians News and Notes, 6/13/13; Cleveland is watching (on TV)

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Cleveland is top 10 in ratings and last in attendance. You can take batting practice off Len Barker, the news from Cactus Shadows and Hire Sinkhole!

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Tribe is a hit on the tube, if not in the ballpark - Cleveland Business News - Northeast Ohio and Cleveland - Crain's Cleveland Business: Ratings are way up, but it's not translating to fans in the seats

A sinkhole appeared behind the Rangers pitching mound | HardballTalk: Hire Sinkhole.

David Murphy, Rangers still scuffling after another loss to Indians: 'It's just not happening for us' | Dallasnews.com - News for Dallas, Texas - SportsDayDFW: Other teams scuffle, too, apparently.

Cleveland Indians Big League BP offers fans the chance to hit against Len Barker | indians.com: News: Cleveland Indians legend Len Barker, the team's last pitcher to throw a perfect game, will test the hitting prowess of Tribe fans on August 16th at Progressive Field in the team's annual Big League BP event.

Francona keeping tabs on Chisenhall in Minors | indians.com: News: When third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall makes his return to Cleveland, the Indians want it to be for good. Also, notes on Kluber and Santana.

Tribe lands a draft bargain in eighth-round pick Trevor Frank: Cleveland Indians Chatter | cleveland.com: The Indians signed closer Trevor Frank, their eighth-round pick in the first-year player draft out of University of California-Riverside, for $10,000. It must suck to have no leverage.

Cactus Shadows grad drafted by Indians: Apparently, Cactus Shadows is a real high school and not a name for a soap opera. And the Indians drafted a pitcher from Cactus Shadows in Round 33.

Playing by the (unwritten) rules: Once Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy’s 92-mph fastball grazed the nose of Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, it was not hard to envision what might happen next.