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Indians news & notes: Indians encouraging Pokemon GO players with lures at Progressive Field

Morning News & Notes, August 11, 2016

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Josh Tomlin didn't  have it again, and the back end of the rotation is now a problem.

Washington 7 - Cleveland 4

Abraham Almonte’s defense less than good in Cleveland Indians’ 7-4 loss to Nationals - Let's Go Tribe - Mysterious yellow orb remains in sky, continues to ruin Indians' season.

Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon lead Nats in win | - Josh Tomlin has been shaky lately, allowing 14 runs on 17 hits in his past two starts (8 2/3 innings).

Washington Nationals batter Josh Tomlin, Cleveland Indians on way to 7-4 victory | - Tomlin gave up a three-run homer to Jayson Werth in the second inning Wednesday afternoon and the Indians never really recovered as they fell to Washington, 7-4, at Nationals Park.

Other Indians News

Terry Francona feeling better after chest pain | - Indians manager Terry Francona was back at Nationals Park on Wednesday, feeling better and in good spirits a day after experiencing chest pain.

Josh Tomlin discusses homer-prone stretch | - "I didn't do my job on the mound," Tomlin said. "That's the reason we lost the game."

Cleveland Indians prospect Bradley Zimmer will have injured finger examined Thursday | - The Indians will re-evaluate the injury Thursday. In a postgame interview Chris Tremie, Zimmer's manager at Class AAA Columbus, felt that he'd be all right.

Cleveland Indians trying to catch Pokemon Go fans with lure promotion | - During "Catch 'Em All" Friday, there will be lures placed around Progressive Field which will draw Pokemon in for people to catch.

Danny Salazar, Cleveland Indians missing starter, says: "So far I'm feeling great. . .amazing." |
The missing piece to the Indians' rotation says his right elbow is feeling "amazing."

Presenting Carlos Carrasco, American Citizen

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