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Morning news and notes for Saturday, April 1, 2017.

MLB: Spring Training-Cleveland Indians at Arizona Diamondbacks
This is the Jose Ramirez that plays for Cleveland. Accept no substitute.
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Maybe we now know why the Hamster is so angry. It would be one thing if MLB The Show simply used the wrong Jose Ramirez, but come on: they photoshopped an Indians cap on the wrong Jose Ramirez.

Indians news

Jose Ramirez calls out MLB The Show for getting his picture wrong | Larry Brown Sports

The Cleveland Indians infielder took to Twitter on Friday to call out popular video game franchise MLB The Show for getting his picture wrong in their latest release for 2017 and showing an image of Atlanta Braves pitcher Jose Ramirez in an Indians hat instead, apparently for the second year in a row.

Brantley likely to play Opening Day for Tribe | indians.com

Assuming there are no setbacks scheduled...

Encarnacion wraps spring with first Tribe homer | indians.com

Spring debut of the Edwing

Edwin Encarnacion is ready: Seven things we learned as Cleveland Indians beat Arizona, 9-4 | cleveland.com

Yandy Diaz put the finishing touches on the best spring training of his life Friday night by going 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI in the Tribe's victory over Arizona. Diaz finished the spring hitting .458 (22-for-48) with four doubles, one triple, two homers and 15 RBI.

Corey Kluber sees big things ahead for Indians and 'Strikeouts for Vets' campaign | yahoo.com

Kluber will also be a part of Carthartt’s “Strikeout for Vets” campaign this season, which means every strikeout he records will result in a $100 donation to Helmets to Hardhats.

Cleveland Indians see maturity from Shawn Armstrong | wkyc.com

After dealing with Armstrong’s emotional outburst following a spring-training game two years ago, the Indians watched closely as he matured and rededicated himself in the offseason so much so that he earned his way onto the opening-day roster.

My Hero, Duane Kuiper - joeposnanski.com

Joepos on why he idolized former Indians second baseman Duane Kuiper.

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