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Indians news & notes: On Cody Anderson's improvement and MLB's game in Cuba

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Do not adjust your LEDs... MLB did in fact play a game in Cuba. Maybe they'll bring us back an outfielder?

Not only is Steve Pearce a Ray now... Steve Pearce is a Ray who is allowed to enter and exit Cuba.
Not only is Steve Pearce a Ray now... Steve Pearce is a Ray who is allowed to enter and exit Cuba.
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The Indians did not play yesterday. Fortunately, Jeff Sullivan provided us with more optimism about one of our pitchers than any spring training game could have. But first, we check in with Mr. Dolan:

Indians Notes

To Dolan, 2 keys make Indians a contender | MLB.com

And those keys would be: Being cheap –and– not spending any money. Just kidding, of course! You can close the window now, clecommers.

Cody Anderson is, essentially, Matt Harvey.

This one comes from Jeff Sullivan and is really super awesome. Cody's added velocity this spring and it appears that it's a real thing and not just #SpringTrainingSpeak.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cleveland Indians construction photos show more headway at Progressive Field | MLBlogs.com

For those of you who were wondering how the construction is coming along, this is the link for you.

Around Baseball

• Andre Ethier is out 10-14 weeks with a tibia fracture. There goes one of my favorite trade targets. The silver lining for Ethier is that this gets him his 10 and 5 rights.

• MLB players played a game in Cuba yesterday. President Obama was there! Kevin Kiermaier was there! Derek Jeter was there! Ok, maybe that last one isn't very exciting. But whatever. This seems like it would have been awesome to watch.

• If LGFT David Murphy doesn't make the Red Sox, he could retire. Or end up in Philly. Same thing, essentially.

And we end by taking a...  ... Nap: