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Indians news and notes: Who needs BABIP? Just hit it out of the yard

Morning News & Notes, July 10, 2016

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On Thursday night, the Yankees BABIPped their way to a 5-4 win over the Indians. Last night, the Indians used another method, hitting five balls out of play and into the seats in fair territory, putting the game out of reach early. The 4-0 lead after one inning was all Tribe All-Star hurler Corey Kluber would need.

Cleveland 10 - New York (AL) 2

Indians hit five home runs, thwack Yankees 10-2 - Let's Go Tribe - Corey Kluber dominated the Yankees from the mound, and the Tribe hitters hit five home runs off of Yankee pitching.

Indians hit five homers to defeat Yankees | - Cleveland's lineup put on a home run derby and All-Star Corey Kluber cruised, leading to a convincing 10-2 win over the Yankees.

Going, going, gone: Cleveland Indians hit 5 homers in 10-2 win over New York Yankees | - Corey Kluber pitched eight innings and the Indians hit five homers to beat the Yankees on Friday night at Progressive Field in front of a sellout crowd.

Indians' Mike Napoli hits 460-foot home run | - "That was up near the drummer," Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis marveled. "We haven't even seen in BP one go there. That was a fun one to watch."

Other Indians News

Indians trade Michael Martinez to Red Sox | - ICYMI - Cleveland did not want to part with the versatile Martinez, but a roster crunch -- and a need for pitching -- forced the team's hand last weekend.

Cleveland Indians' Tyler Naquin, regardless of reason, making strong rookie impression | - "It's just about getting comfortable," said Naquin. "It's just like spring training. You go to big league camp and start believing you belong there."

Thomas Harding says a Rockies trade with the Indians makes perfect sense | Mile High Sports - With the Carlos Gonzalez trade talks up in the air, Thomas Harding thinks the Cleveland Indians would be a perfect landing spot for CarGo.

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