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Late Night Fail - Thursday AM Tribe News and Notes

Plus, Zach McAllister is back and former Tribe shortstop Tom Veryzer dies at age 61.

Zach is back
Zach is back
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Cleveland Indians lose to New York Yankees, 5-4, on Jacoby Ellsbury's homer in 14th | - The Indian wasted a golden opportunity to beat the Yankees in the 10th inning Wednesday night when they loaded the bases with one out, but couldn't score. (PD recap - Hoynes)

Wednesday recap: Long balls, long innings lift Yankees over Indians 5-4 - Let's Go Tribe - A few bad innings from the Little Cowboy, one bad pitch from a former bullpen great, and a failure to capitalize on offensive opportunities. Pretty standard Indians loss, but this one went a bonus five innings!

New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians - July 9, 2014 | CLE Recap - recap (Shirkey)

Tribe Related

Somewhere Jamie "The Rat' Easterly is smiling: Cleveland Indians notebook | - Manager Terry Francona said Wednesday that Zach McAllister will start Saturday's game against the White Sox at Progressive Field. It will be his first big league start since May 21.

Around baseball: Former Indians shortstop Tom Veryzer dies | The Columbus Dispatch - Tom Veryzer, who played 12 years in the major leagues and was Detroit’s shortstop before Alan Trammell took over in the late 1970s, has died. He was 61.

Man uses baby as baseball bat in attempt to win Cleveland Indians tickets - When Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis isn't falling victim to Derek Jeter's veteran craftiness, he's holding Indians ticket giveaways on Twitter.

Indians' Swisher to Host First Charity Event in Cleveland | News - MISSION SWISHER is a scavenger hunt that will take place at Progressive Field where 15 teams will be searching through every nook and cranny of the stadium to find clues looking for the ultimate prize.

Around the Horn

Springer delivers mental approach to hitting " Local Sports " Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV - LGFT Steve Springer, mental hitting coach, profiled.

Everything is bigger in Texas, including disappointment | FOX Sports on MSN - The candidates for the worst team in baseball include some familiar faces like the Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs. But the Texas Rangers? Really?

Playing the Regression Game the Right Way | FanGraphs Baseball - Lessons in how to spin, using the AL Central and the Tribe as examples.