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Indians news and notes: Kipnis and Tribe look to move on after poor road trip

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Morning news & notes for Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

You know, I like this game a lot more when we win.  Let's do that some more.
You know, I like this game a lot more when we win. Let's do that some more.
Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday, the Cleveland Indians did not play baseball, which means it was next to impossible for them to lose by 1 run yet again.  Today starts a new home stand, so hopefully the Tribe can turn around their recent string of losses.  The Detroit Tigers are in town starting today, which, depending on how you look at it, can be a good thing or a bad thing.  Regardless, let's get to the news!

Indians news

  • Jason Kipnis says Cleveland Indians can't dwell on trip lost by slimmest of margins | Cleveland.com
    I agree with Kipnis in that the team will have a short memory, and I hope that the fans do too.  Although the best way to make everyone forget about the most recent home trip is to have a dominating home stand.
  • Inbox: Did Tribe get past slow start issues in '16? | MLB
    Between the high number of strikeouts, the disappointing road trip, and the team "doing the little things", beat reporter Jordan Bastian had a lot to talk about in the most recent edition of the Indians Inbox.
  • Missed opportunities, struggles of Yan Gomes, Mike Napoli mark miserable stretch for Cleveland Indians: Zack Meisel's musings | Cleveland.com
    Despite having a better April than in recent seasons, the Cleveland Indians find themselves in need of a string of wins and fast.  Zack Meisel takes a look at some of the key contributing factors to the Tribe's play as of late.
  • Around The League

    • It looks like Pablo Sandoval won't be back on the field until, at the earliest, next season.