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Francisco Lindor turned down “substantial” offer before season started, will negotiate when the “time is right”

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Morning News and Notes, Saturday, April 22, 2017

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Recaps: Let’s Go Tribe | indians.com | cleveland.com

Klubot dissected the White Sox hitters with exacting precision, with a little help from the Chisencannon and Brandon Guyer.

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Corey Kluber relies on cutter in shutout win | MLB.com (Major League Baseball)

Corey Kluber’s cutter had been hit hard in his last three appearances, but it was lethal last night versus the White Sox.

Indians activate second baseman Jason Kipnis | MLB.com (Major League Baseball)

Prior to Friday's game against the White Sox, Cleveland activated second baseman Jason Kipnis from the 10-day disabled list, following his comeback from a right shoulder injury. The Indians optioned rookie third baseman Yandy Diaz to Triple-A Columbus to clear a spot on the active roster for Kipnis' return.

Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis has no problem hitting in sixth in Terry Francona's lineup | cleveland.com (cleveland.com)

Manager Terry Francona agonized over hitting Jason Kipnis sixth in his first game back from the disabled list. Kipnis, however, had no problem with the move.

Francisco Lindor says it's not right time to sign extension with Cleveland Indians, but it could happen in future | cleveland.com (cleveland.com)

Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor, who reportedly rejected a contract extension that reportedly was in the neighborhood of $100 million, says the timing wasn't right. Lindor did leave the door open for future negotiations.

Family: Stadium warned of faulty locks before man fell, died | Newsday (Newsday)

The family of a concertgoer who fell to his death through a garbage chute at Progressive Field alleged the Cleveland Indians were repeatedly warned about faulty locks.

X's sign three pitchers, including former MLB hurler - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports (undefined)

The Sioux City Explorers have signed pitchers Alex White, Kevin McCanna, and Mark Vasquez to 2017 American Association contracts. Alex White is a former first-round draft pick of the Indians.

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