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Indians News and Notes: Carlos Santana plays "happy," leads Tribe to victory

Indians News & Notes, April 7, 2016

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It wasn't Professor Plum in the parlor with a rope that finally killed off the Red Sox yesterday; it was the Hamster in left field with a snow cone, aided and abetted by Nap Time and Carlos "Happy" Santana.

Cleveland 7 - Boston 6

Mike Napoli's homer helps Indians beat Red Sox | MLB.com - Carlos Santana and Mike Napoli delivered towering home runs at critical points, helping power the Tribe to its first win of 2016.

Mike Napoli's seventh inning homer the difference as the Cleveland Indians beat the Boston Red Sox in a wild 7-6 game - Let's Go Tribe - The rain stayed away, and fans at Progressive Field were treated to an exhilarating ballgame.

Cleveland Indians edge Boston Red Sox, 7-6, on Mike Napoli's homer in seventh inning | cleveland.com - Mike Napoli, who struck out three times Tuesday, enjoyed the heat the most as he gave the Indians a 7-6 victory over Boston with a homer in the seventh inning. Napoli's first homer as an Indian broke a 6-6 tie.

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Carlos Santana part of powerful Indians duo | MLB.com - Carlos Santana has always said his approach to baseball comes down to a two-word phrase: Play happy. When he was caught on camera dancing in the dugout with Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis on Wednesday night, that mantra was on full display.

'It's just a great feeling': Cleveland Indians rookie Tyler Naquin collects first major league hit | cleveland.com - In his first duel with Buchholz, he fell behind 0-2, worked a full count, fouled off a pair of pitches and then slapped a breaking ball between Ramirez and second baseman Dustin Pedroia.

Jose Ramirez makes catch that counts in Cleveland Indians win over Boston | cleveland.com - Finally, at the track, just in front of the wall with his back to the plate, Ramirez jumped and caught the ball for the final out. After he did, he raised his arms in celebration.

Cleveland Indians Minor League Report: Opening day, schedules, players to watch | cleveland.com - Opening day in baseball hits throughout the Cleveland Indians minor league system Thursday. Here is a quick capsule look at the openers for Cleveland's four teams

Cleveland Indians' Lonnie Chisenhall scheduled to start rehab at Class AAA Columbus | cleveland.com - Right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall will start a rehab assignment on Thursday. The question is where will he do it.

Garner set to begin season with RubberDucks - Sports - Times Reporter - New Philadelphia, OH - Perci Garner is poised to have the best of both worlds. The Dover native is not only living out his dream of playing professional baseball, but he's able to do it with his family and friends nearby.

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