Cleveland 1 - Chad Pinder 3
Just when it looks like the Indians are turning the corner and perhaps about to go on a long streak - along comes a left-handed pitcher. Sean Manaea handled the Tribe with ease, while Mike Clevinger hung two sliders to Chad Pinder that both left the yard. They don’t have much time to regroup, as today there is a 12:10 matinee featuring Return of the Klubot. Get to your seats early - no one will be seated during the terrifying “Wipeout Slurveball” scene.
Francisco Lindor leads in AL shortstop voting | MLB.com
A first-time All-Star a year ago, Francisco Lindor paced all AL shortstops in voting, and each of the other positions had an Indians player within the revealed rankings. A year ago, they had no players listed in the first round of voting results.
On Michael Brantley's throw home and five other points of interest about Cleveland Indians | cleveland.com
Michael Brantley, according to MLB's Statcast, hit just over 94 mph on his throw home from left field in the fourth inning Wednesday night against the A's.
No, the Cleveland Indians don't miss Mike Napoli or Rajai Davis: Zack Meisel's musings | cleveland.com
The Indians moved on from both veterans over the winter in sensible fashion. Could the Tribe benefit from the 2016 versions of each player? Absolutely. Those players no longer exist, though, and the 2017 characters have had a rough go of it.
Dallas Post | Mike Papi’s first week in Triple-A includes time at PNC Field
First, Papi found out he was moving up to the highest level of his professional career. Then, the 24-year-old outfielder from Tunkhannock learned he would be going home for half of his first week as a Triple-A baseball player.
What craft beers are at Progressive Field? The 2017 Cleveland Indians beer guide | cleveland.com
Here's a guide to craft draft beer in Progressive Field.
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