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Recaps

Indians lose to Angels as Josh Tomlin and C.C. Lee struggle - Let's Go Tribe - The Cleveland Indians fell 4-3 to the Los Angeles Angels in Wednesday afternoon's Cactus League action. Josh Tomlin probably saw what little chance he had of winning a spot in the Tribe's starting rotation die...

Tomlin allows a lot of contact, but only two runs vs. Angels | indians.comDaniel Robertson hit an RBI double and scored on C.J. Cron's sacrifice fly in the seventh, giving the Angels a one-run lead and paving the way for a 4-3 win over the Indians at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Wednesday.

Cleveland Indians fall, 4-3, to L.A. Angels; CC Lee allows two in seventh (photos) | cleveland.com - Reliever CC Lee had a rough outing Wednesday as the Angels beat the Indians, 4-3, with two runs in the seventh inning.

Other Tribe News

Kipnis nears return after positive Minor League outing | indians.comJason Kipnis tested out his sore back in a series of at-bats in a Minor League game Wednesday, making Indians manager Terry Francona optmistic about the second baseman's chances of returning to a Cactus League game soon.

Jason Kipnis returns Thursday, Bruce Chen stays: Cleveland Indians notes (photos, video) | cleveland.com - Jason Kipnis went to the minor league side of the Indians complex Wednesday to play five innings of defense and get some at-bats. He's scheduled to play in a Cactus League game Thursday after missing seven games with back spasms.

Sands' monster blast earns honor, manager's praise | indians.com - A 480-foot homer by Jerry Sands earned him "Swing of the Day" honors.

Bauer works on curveball in 95-pitch 'B' game start | indians.com - Cleveland had the 24-year-old Bauer -- projected to be the club's third starter in the Opening Day rotation -- work six innings against an assortment of Los Angeles Minor Leaguers in a B game.

Three reasons to watch the Cleveland Indians in 2015 | FOX Sports - Rob Neyer's Indians preview.

2015 Preview: Cleveland Indians | HardballTalk - Are the Indians trending up or down entering Terry Francona's third year as manager?

Around the Horn

Andrew McCutchen cut off his dreadlocks for charity (and you can buy them) | MLB.com - His locks will be auctioned off on MLB.com with proceeds heading to charity.

Playing games in Mexico high on Padres' CEO Dee's to-do list | MLB.com - "We want to play games in Mexico," Dee said. "It's important to be down there, to be visible, to be present."

2015 Positional Power Rankings: Third Base | FanGraphs Baseball - The Indians rank in the bottom half.

The Business Of Baseball - Full List - Forbes - What are the Indians' worth? Forbes ranks America's most valuable baseball teams.

Not the Detroit Tigers? SI preview has Indians winning World Series - Sports Illustrated's baseball preview has the Cleveland Indians winning the AL Central and the World Series. The Free Press is shocked.