Rangers 10, Indians 8
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For anyone who can stomach reliving Shaun Marcum getting blitzed and the Tribe's relievers throwing the ball all over the park.
Indians news & notes
Terry Francona discusses Lonnie Chisenhall's current struggles.
It looks like Yan will be alternating games at catcher with Perez during his first week back.
Columbus pitcher Michael Roth gets the David Lauria treatment, who focuses on the similarities (or otherwise) between Roth and the just-retired Bruce Chen. "Mike has, for lack of a better term, some funkiness to him. All of a sudden, Boom!, here’s the ball. Hitters don’t see the ball early against him. By the time they pick it up, it’s on them a little bit. It’s unorthodox the way his arms and hands work – and his legs." Clippers pitching coach Charles Nagy
Tito does his bit: "Since he became Indians manager for the 2013 season, Terry Francona has purchased club seats for a member of the military or a first responder for each Sunday home game."
Tidbits from around MLB
Following the recent changes at Milwaukee and Miami, Ken Rosenthal advocates another knee-jerk early-season firing.
11 runs for only three outs. Ouch.
Duffy has been struggling of later and is now headed to the DL.
Andrew Simon's top ten (with video).