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Indians seek to extend GM Mike Chernoff; MLB clears Astros of cheating after “investigation”

Morning News and Notes, Thursday, October 18, 2018

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Divisional Round - Houston Astros v Cleveland Indians - Game Three
Maybe Trevor Bauer was right
Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

Yesterday’s Baseball:

Boston 8, Houston 6 - Boston leads series 3 - 1

Los Angeles 5, Milwaukee 2 - Los Angeles leads series 3 - 2

Indians News

Party at Napoli's? Mike Napoli Buys Brand-New FL Mansion for $7M |® - A Florida native, Mike Napoli has been known to spend the off-season in the Sunshine State. Now, he’s cozied up to a new $7 million home in Fort Lauderdale.

Indians know answer to whether easy division affected them is hidden - The Indians also experienced one variable that isn’t often a factor: They had absolutely no pressure from any other team in their division.

Cleveland Indians reportedly talking to GM Mike Chernoff about contract extension | - Mike Chernoff just finished his third year as general manager for the Indians.


If the Houston Astros did cheat against the Cleveland Indians in the ALDS, can you blame them? | - In this presidential era of alternative facts, can we have alternative right and wrongs when it comes to cheating in baseball?

Astros won't be punished for monitoring opposing dugouts after claiming self-defense - The Astros went with the "Yeah, we did it, but it was only to keep other teams from doing it" defense, and it somehow worked.

Rival Executive Calls Astros ‘Patriots Of Baseball’ Amid Cheating Rumors | MLB | - “The Astros are the Patriots of baseball,” the unnamed AL executive told Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston.

Revisiting the Trevor Bauer vs. Houston Astros 'sticky substances squabble' of May 2018 | - Trevor Bauer and the Houston Astros have had beef all season. Here's a look back at some of the highlights.

Who's Astros' Kyle McLaughlin? Jeff Luhnow says college student is intern 'doing what people ask him to do' | - Luhnow refused to go into detail about McLaughlin but he said he's an intern who still is a college student.