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Indians News and Notes: Danny Salazar still an option to start World Series game

Morning News and Notes, October 22

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Lots of good stuff this morning, so, let's get at it.

Starting Pitching

Tribe may start Danny Salazar in World Series | MLB.com - Not only has Salazar not been ruled out for Cleveland's World Series roster, Francona did not dismiss the idea of having the righty make a start.

Trevor Bauer says he'll be OK for World Series | MLB.com - Bauer has already resumed throwing and continues to receive treatment on the finger from Dr. Thomas Graham, a renowned hand specialist.

Ryan Merritt

Cleveland Indians' Ryan Merritt goes from Goodyear, Ariz. to World Series: 'It's crazy' | cleveland.com - "I never thought it was a waste of time," said Merritt. "Tito was straightforward with me when he tolld me I was going to Arizona. He told me, 'we might need you.' He said he sees it every year where someone comes up and helps the team win."

Wedding crashers: Why stop at the registry? Ryan Merritt jokes that Cleveland Indians fans can come to his wedding | cleveland.com - So what's next, a little wedding crashing? "If more people want to come, I guess they can come," Merritt said Friday.

Michael Brantley

Rumors And Rumblings - Injured Brantley Still Influencing Indians - "He’s been there for me all season, not only to give me encouragement, but a lot of advice," Naquin said.

Tito

Tito | Joe Posnanski - Every fan deserves, for at least a while, to have someone like Terry Francona coach or manage their team in the postseason.

Sandy Alomar

Cleveland Indians' Sandy Alomar says World Series title would mean everything | cleveland.com - "It would mean the world to me if we could win a World Series," said Alomar. "For Indians' fans, it would be plastic surgery for a lot of scars."

The Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavaliers change ring ceremony time so Indians fans can watch World Series - CBSSports.com - The Cavs want their fans to cheer on the Indians

Cleveland

The World Series: Prepare for traffic, crowds in Cleveland next week | cleveland.com - Parking prices are expected to be high throughout the series, but especially on Tuesday when both baseball and basketball fans head downtown for the games. And, if the playoff runs were any indications, parking near the ballpark and the Q will likely be in the $40 range.

Welcome to Cleveland, World Series fans – sorry, you'll have to stay in Beachwood | cleveland.com - The Indians don't even have an opponent yet -- and downtown hotel rooms for the first two nights of the World Series next week are booked solid.

Tickets

Norwalk Reflector: Cleveland Indians fans warned about ticket scams - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Cleveland fans to beware of ticket scams ahead of the World Series.

CLE Indians season ticket holder violate resell policy, World Series ticket canceled - newsnet5.com Cleveland - More than a dozen Indians season ticket holders had their World Series tickets canceled after the Indians reported they violated the resale policy on their ticket package.

Other

World Series 2016: Here's how the AL champion Cleveland Indians were built - CBSSports.com - Teams need to have success acquiring talent through every avenue available. The Indians have done exactly that.

Last living member of 1948 Indians not happy with franchise - "I haven't heard a damn word from Cleveland. Not a word," Robinson told the New York Daily News . "I'm disappointed. It just seems like they would want to talk to any member of the '48 team, let the press talk to them. I don't understand it. Maybe they'll get in touch with me."

This Cleveland Indians Fan Predicted A 2016 World Series Win In 2012 — The Story Behind It Is Even Better - Cleveland, OH Patch - His prediction wasn't your standard, "Wait 'til next year." He figured it out. And the last step relies on his late, great, beloved grandma.

And finally - Bill Murray being Bill Murray