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Morning news & notes for Friday, September 22, 2017

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Oh, your team hasn’t won 27 out of their last 28 games? Can’t relate. The Tribe just keeps on rolling, and we’re all just here to bear witness.

Indians 4, Angels 1

Danny Salazar threw a thousand pitches in the first inning, but the bullpen held the Angels to zero runs over 6 13 innings. Meanwhile, Frankie Lindor blasted his 32nd homer of the season to put the Tribe ahead for good. Another sweep - ho hum.

LGT recap | Indians.com recap

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Prepping for October: Miller passes key test | Indians.com

Terry Francona’s hope was to get Andrew Miller two innings of work yesterday, but that didn’t quite work out. But getting himself into and out of a bases-loaded situation was just as good a test.

This October deserves classic hype | Sports on Earth

This isn’t strictly Indians news, but as the hottest team in baseball naturally the hype for October contains a large does of Cleveland.

Michael Brantley’s playoff availability in doubt | Believeland Ball

It’s looking less likely that Dr. Smooth makes it back for the postseason, and with an option year looming, Tribe fans are left to wonder whether or not we’ve seen the last of him.

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