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Indians News and Notes: The sky is falling

Morning News and Notes, August 4, 2016

When is a catch not a catch?
When is a catch not a catch?
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"Who will stop throwing the Twins 0-2 meatballs?" asked Mickey Callaway.  "Not I," said Danny Salazar. "Not I," said Carlos Carrasco. "Not I," said Trevor Bauer. "I will," said Shawn Armstrong, but it was too late. The sky had fallen. So, he went back to Columbus.

Minnesota 13 - Cleveland 5

Cleveland Indians drop 5,586th consecutive game to Twins by a score of 96-3 - Let's Go Tribe - Corey Kluber had the right idea getting ejected early.

Eddie Rosario, Twins beat Indians | - Minnesota's bats stayed scorching hot, scoring double-digit runs for the third straight game in a 13-5 win over Cleveland on Wednesday night at Progressive Field. For the Indians, it matches their season-worst slump of three games.

Same story, different night: Cleveland Indians again trounced by Minnesota Twins, 13-5 | - Deja vu reared its unsightly head at Progressive Field on Wednesday night, as the Twins trounced the Indians for the third consecutive night, the latest drubbing by a 13-5 margin.

Indians' Terry Francona ejected vs. Twins |  - "Obviously, I thought it was a catch," Bauer said. "I think there were a lot of people who thought it was a catch. The right people didn't think it was a catch."

Other Indians News

Indians recall Shawn Armstrong | - After the game, Indians manager Terry Francona said Armstrong would be going back to Columbus in order to keep fresh options in the bullpen.

Tyler Naquin named AL Rookie of the Month | - Tyler Naquin made it two in a row for the American League Rookie of the Month, as he was named the award winner for July on Wednesday.

Collateral damage: Cleveland Indians to option pitchers Cody Anderson, Shawn Armstrong back to Triple-A | - The Indians will option hurlers Cody Anderson and Shawn Armstrong to Triple-A Columbus prior to Thursday's matinee against Minnesota. Cleveland's reeling rotation has forced the club's bullpen to cover 18 2/3 innings over the last three games.

Bees lose yet another pitcher as Haviland signs with Indians - The Bristol Press: Bristol Press - Shawn Haviland had his contract purchased by the Cleveland Indians organization Wednesday and will report to their Triple-A affiliate in Columbus.

Historic Interview with Stan Coveleski Found | - Besides his weekly polka show, this WISL radio personality is enjoying retirement: relaxing, cleaning his basement and that's where he found a reel-to-reel recording with Stan Coveleski.

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