Cleveland 0 - Oakland 5
Sonny Gray pwned the Tribe. I fell asleep after the third inning. I hope you did, too.
Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona a 'little beat up,' but glad to be back in uniform after heart procedure | cleveland.com - "The biggest thing is knowing what it is," Francona told reporters on Thursday during the Indians' workout at the Oakland Coliseum. "When the doctors realized what was going on that was helpful in itself. You finally know."
Under-the-radar Cleveland Indians prospect Thomas Pannone - Minor League Ball - A breakout 2016 split between the Midwest League and Carolina League, earned Pannone All Star honors at the Midwest All Star Game. He has been on the rise ever since.
'David vs. Goliath': 15 years later, Bill Selby recalls memorable grand slam off Mariano Rivera | cleveland.com - David was 5-foot-9, a diminutive utility infielder from Mississippi. Goliath was perhaps the most prolific reliever in major-league history.
Indians, Josh Tomlin hope to have identified issues related to delivery, curveball - Indians - Ohio - “We just noticed the way he was lifting his leg,” Callaway said last week. “He was getting overrotated and when he lifted his leg, it was more pointed back toward second base than more toward third base maybe. He kind of made the adjustment like that. He had been working on it the last two pens and [on July 6] it was still a little extreme but not near as bad.
- Fangraphs analyzes the prospects in the Jose Quintana trade.
- Fangraphs publishes last installment (10 through 1) of trade value series. You will recognize some of the names
- Profile of Dodgers manager LGFT David Roberts by Mike Lupica
- Fan throws visitor home run ball into the river
- Sports Illustrated gives every AL team a midseason grade