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Carlos Carrasco appears on track for March 24 start

Morning news & notes for Friday, March 18, 2017

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Tribe Spring Training rolls on, with the boys snagging a victory against the Oakland A’s yesterday in Goodyear.

Indians news & notes

Jackson, Martinez jolt Tribe’s offense |

Another mixed bag of positive and negative news came out of yesterday’s game. On the positive side, Austin Jackson continued to show offensive promise with two run-scoring doubles. On the negative side, Michael Martinez also had a good game, which will no doubt further the inexplicable bromance between him and Tito.

Indians target Carlos Carrasco for March 24 start versus Cubs |

Go ahead and breathe a cautiously optimistic sigh of relief: Cookie’s elbow soreness has subsided, and he’ll throw a long toss session today. He appears to be beyond the worst of it [KNOCKS ON WOOD VIGOUROUSLY]. Mickey Callaway is hopeful Carrasco will have no issues making the next start.

How do I love thee, Carlos Santana? | Waiting For Next Year

Michael Bode pens a loving ode to Lando Carlossian, [one of] the Tribe’s longest-serving veteran[s] and inexplicable target of dumb fan hate. Santana’s time with the Indians appears to be coming to an end, and so it’s time to appreciate him before he’s gone.

Alomar impressed with Mejia’s tools, attitude |

The former Tribe backstop had some high praise for the young buck, noting how calmly and confidently he has carried himself during his first stint in a major league clubhouse.

Staying sane during the ups and downs of March | Wahoo’s On First

Steven Kubitza reminds us all that Spring Training is just that - training. It’s important to maintain that perspective, lest you find yourself #madonline about Cody Allen’s performs in a game played in the single digits of March.

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