Justin Masterson believes he'll pitch before end of season: Cleveland Indians insider | cleveland.com - Justin Masterson remains optimistic that he'll pitch against before the end of the season despite a strained left oblique muscle.
Manager Terry Francona at diplomatic best after only 9,794 fans watch Cleveland Indians beat Royals | cleveland.com - Another small crowd watched another big victory by the Indians on Monday night at nearly empty Progressive Field.
AFL Prospects: Brewers, Indians, Orioles, Rangers, Red Sox | FanGraphs Baseball - Marc Hulet looks at the Indians' AFL affiliate, the Surprise Saguaros.
Not everyone was impressed with the way Ned Yost managed the end-game scenario yesterday:
Congratulations, Ned Yost, you just managed the worst inning of the season.
Needing a single — again, the whole point of the bunt was to set things up for a two-run single — Yost had Carlos Pena pinch-hit for Jarrod Dyson. The very same Carlos Pena who has hit .197 and .208 the last two years.
After Managers Clash, Orioles Get a Key Win Against Yankees - NYTimes.com - The Yankees and Orioles emptied the dugouts when Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter argued in the first inning, but Baltimore emerged with an important victory.
A fracas between Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter - Baseball Nation - The encounter in animated GIFs.
Wife keeping Wedge on road to recovery | The Journal Gazette
For Kate Wedge, the fateful day started with an intuition. Her husband, Eric, had not been quite himself since the Seattle Mariners returned from a road trip to Houston.
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Dave Cameron projects which pitchers will get qualifying offers this offseason.