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Cleveland Indians pitcher TJ House credits "tough love" for turning career around

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Plus Carlos Moncrief hopes to live out father's dream to be a major leaguer, and no more All-Star punch cards at the ballpark.

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Recaps

The Indians were off yesterday. They play the Mariners today  in Mesa, with Carlos Carrasco opposing Taijuan Walker.

Other Tribe News

Like father, like son: Cleveland Indians' Carlos Moncrief hoping to live out his dad's major league dream | cleveland.com - Carlos Moncrief's father is pleased to hear the confidence spewing from his son's mouth. It reminds him of himself, once a cocky pitcher certain he was destined for the spoils of big-league glory. Homer didn't make it, though.

House's renaissance a testament to tough love | indians.com - After House's final start for Class A Kinston during the 2011 season, Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway -- who held the same role for Kinston at the time -- delivered what they both now refer to as "tough love."

Rosen slugged his way to Indians’ fame - Cleveland Jewish News: Les Levine - Les Levine remembers Al Rosen.

What are odds on Corey Kluber, Michael Brantley? MLB news, updates, links | cleveland.com - The odds of Corey Kluber to repeat as AL Cy Young winner are 4/1. The odds on Michael Brantley winning the AL MVP award -- he finished third last year -- are 16/1.

It's Pronounced "Lajaway" " Spring Training Trip Wrap Up - Stephanie Lisco gives her impressions from a visit to Goodyear for Cactus League play.

Cleveland Indians: What If Jason Kipnis Struggles Early On - Factory of Sadness explores what might happen if Jason Kipnis should falter in 2015. .

Around the Horn

These 4 young, stud shortstops the best since Jeter-A-Rod era | New York PostFrancisco Lindor is on this list.

Report says Major League Baseball All-Star voting will be online only - ESPN - Fans wanting to vote for Major League Baseball's All-Star teams will have to do it online this year. No more voting at the ballpark.

A Preview of 2015 Team Defenses | FanGraphs Baseball - "The Kansas City Royals were more than just a great defense, but it was evident, especially during the playoffs, how much an elite defense can mean to a ballclub. The same was true, but on the other end of the spectrum, for the Cleveland Indians."

How much should fans fret these spring injuries? | SportsonEarth.com : Anthony Castrovince Article - Halfway through the Spring Training schedule, let's take a look at some of the more prominent injury issues and assess how much the fan bases involved ought to be fretting about these physical setbacks.

Diving Into First Base: Maybe Not Crazy | FanGraphs Baseball - "A new way of thinking about the physical effects on the runner as he dives through the bag — pioneered by the father/son duo that make up "Baseball con Ciencia" — shows that the diving runner could close the distance to the first base bag at a faster rate. Theoretically."