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Corey Kluber versus the Coyote: the real story

Morning News and Notes, December 29, 2016

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Somewhere in the wilds of Massachusetts is a very alive coyote with seam prints on its hide.

Indians News

Cleveland Indians' Corey Kluber vs. coyote: Don't believe every Tweet that's tweeted | - Indians right-hander Corey Kluber, contrary to what you may have read on social media, did not kill a coyote with a baseball. He merely scared it off his property.

Heyman: In Strange Market, After Encarnacion, Dozen Sluggers Remain - If not for the A's' surprise late involvement in the Edwin Encarnacion sweepstakes, people close to the situation say the Encarnacion derby might well have dragged into January, meaning the best of a bevy of good-to-excellent sluggers would still be on the market as we hit the new year, with spring training in sight.

Full Count » Red Sox weren’t willing to pay penalties for Edwin Encarnacion, but would they have for David Ortiz? - The prime impetus for the Red Sox not engaging in the Encarnacion sweepstakes was their desire to not be hit by the penalties that come with going over the luxury tax threshold, which is where they would find themselves even on the kind of three-year deal the slugger agreed to.

Indians win AL pennant in memorable 2016 | - The Indians wanted to give the city of Cleveland a second parade in a single year. Against all odds, with an injury-riddled roster, they nearly got it done, too.

Indians adding to baseball's imbalance of power - ABC News - Does this move catch the Indians up to the Red Sox? Not quite, but we're getting there.

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