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Carlos Carrasco pitches “immaculate inning” while Indians bats stay awakened

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Morning News and Notes, Saturday, July 8, 2017

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Cleveland 11 - Detroit 2

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When this team is firing on all cylinders and getting clutch hitting and solid starting pitching, it is truly a joy to watch.

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Carlos Carrasco pitches immaculate inning | MLB.com
For only the second time in Indians history, Carrasco pitched an immaculate inning. He struck out Nicholas Castellanos, Mikie Mahtook and Jose Iglesias in order and each on three pitches.

Corey Kluber will sit out All-Star Game | MLB.com
With Kluber pitching Sunday night against the Tigers, the pitcher and the team discussed the situation and decided collectively to have him sit out the annual showcase.

Tigers' Victor Martinez joins 2,000-hit club | MLB.com
"It was a great moment," Martinez said. "I will always remember this moment until I die. It was pretty special the way the fans reacted."

Brad Mills will be AL manager in All-Star Game | MLB.com
As a result of Indians manager Terry Francona's successful heart procedure Thursday, the Indians announced on Friday that bench coach Brad Mills will assume the role of manager for the American League in Tuesday's All-Star Game.

Get well soon, Terry Francona | MLB.com
Two seasons ago, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona's ride was pulling into Tropicana Field when something in the players' parking lot caught his eye. “That's Cash's car,“ he announced.

Rob Oller | Terry Francona is the heart of the Indians - Sports - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH
Even better proof of Francona’s impact on the Indians comes courtesy of his players. “It doesn’t matter if you’re a rookie or a veteran,” closer Cody Allen said Friday before an 11-2 victory over Detroit. “When you walk out of his office, you feel important.”

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