Cleveland 6 - Arizona 2
Cleveland Indians beat Arizona, 6-2; Zach McAllister goes four scoreless innings | cleveland.com - Michael Bourn, Jose Ramirez and Brett Hayes homer Friday in the Indians win over Arizona.
Kipnis leads attack for McAllister as Tribe tops D-backs | indians.com - In a 6-2 Cactus League victory over the D-backs, Cleveland poured it on early against Arizona starter Jeremy Hellickson in a split-squad affair at Goodyear Ballpark.
Cleveland Indians win both games of their split-squad doubleheader on Friday - Let's Go Tribe - The Cleveland Indians had a split squad day in the Cactus League on Friday, playing two games against two different teams and winning them both.
Cleveland 7 - Chicago (NL) 4
Cleveland Indians beat Cubs, 7-4, behind T.J. House's pitching and power from Yan Gomes, Clint Frazier | cleveland.com - TJ House looked strong for 4 2/3 innings and No.1 pick Clint Frazier hit a three-run homer to lead the Indians past the Cubs in Friday's Cactus League split-squad game. Yan Gomes added a homer as well.
Tribe prospect Frazier flashes power in win over Cubs | indians.com - Clint Frazier, the Tribe's No. 2 prospect and the club's first-round pick in the 2013 Draft, launched a three-run home run Friday afternoon to help lead an Indians split-squad to a 7-4 victory over a Cubs split-squad.
Clint Frazier gets pep talk, homer on day to shine for Cleveland Indians prospects (photos, videos) | cleveland.com - Prospect Clint Frazier, the Indians No.1 pick in 2013, homered Friday against the Cubs in a 7-4 victory by the Indians. Manager Terry Francona got to show off an array of the Tribe's top prospects in the split-squad game.
Other Tribe News
Ryan Raburn gets knee drained, Zach Walters has oblique injury: Cleveland Indians notes (photos) | cleveland.com - Ryan Raburn expected to play against Dodgers on Saturday, but Zach Walters could be sidelined for a while with oblique injury.
Clubhouse clown Trevor Bauer made fun of himself during Indians Twitter takeover | MLB.com - He also made fun of his teammates.
The Best Bargains of 2015 | FanGraphs Baseball - A Cleveland Indian tops the list. (DOLUNZ R CHEEEP!)
Around the Horn
Hart's skipper-to-exec journey full of pleasant twists and turns | FOX Sports - A profile of former Indian GM John Hart, now with Atllanta.
Borges: Yoan Moncada a beacon of hope for Cubans | Boston Herald - As Moncada told his story to a room filled with unfamiliar faces, a 74-year-old Cuban man sat in the corner, like a proud uncle. As he listened, memories flooded in of chasing his own dream.
Are the 2015 Rangers sunk without Yu Darvish? | SportsonEarth.com : Anthony Castrovince Article - It was announced Friday that Yu Darvish will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire season. Instead of lamenting the Rangers' fate, let's take a real look at what their ace means for the team in the short- and long-term.
Jackson Generals will wear Dorothy-themed 'Wizard of Oz' jerseys next year | MLB.com - You can"t make this stuff up.
Red Sox will send $63 million Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada to Single-A to play second base | HardballTalk - Boston's total investment in Moncada is $63 million.
James McCann hit a bird with a foul ball | HardballTalk - Do they make protective headgear for birds?
Will Ferrell Statistics and History | Baseball-Reference.com - Will Ferrell now has a B-Ref page. The transaction history is genius.