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Morning News and Notes for Saturday, July 29

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Cleveland 9 - Chicago (AL) 3

Recaps: LGT | MLB.Com | cleveland.com

Maybe our concerns for Danny Salazar’s viability as a starting pitcher were premature.

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Danny Salazar shoring up Indians' rotation | MLB.com - Danny Salazar wants to be the midseason acquisition that the Indians need for their rotation. In his two starts since coming off the disabled list, the pitcher has flashed his powerful fastball and trap-door changeup, doing his part to shore up the starting staff.

Will early returns from Danny Salazar stop Cleveland Indians from acquiring starting pitcher? | cleveland.com - Asked to explain his unexpected command of the strike zone, Salazar said, "First, I'm healthy. Right now, I'm feeling good. I think I'm more patient with my delivery. I'm not rushing that much. I'm taking my time."

Indians' Danny Salazar is key to their playoff hopes | SI.com - Corey Kluber drives the rotation, but, as was proven last fall, he can’t do it alone.

Terry Francona would like second left-hander in Cleveland Indians' bullpen | cleveland.com - “Having the second lefty, especially when you have two and they're reliable, when you lose that one [it's tough],” said Francona. “Fortunately, we have other guys that have done really well. But, it would be nice to have that second lefty if possible. "

Cleveland Indians looking for left-handed reliever; talk to Tigers about Justin Wilson | cleveland.com - The Indians have talked to Detroit about left-hander Justin Wilson.

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