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Morning news and notes for Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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Tribe news

These three pitches all start at one point and you won’t believe where they end up | MLB

I’m less impressed with the insane movement on Bauer’s pitches and more impressed with his ability to stop pitches in midair. That has to be an advantage against hitters, right?

Inbox: Will Indians change rotation for 2019? | MLB

Anthony Castrovince steps in for the recently departed Jordan Bastian to answer your questions about the Indians.

Pittsburgh Pirates sign Cleveland Indians free agent Lonnie Chisenhall to 1-year deal | Cleveland.com

I guess the Indians didn’t want to sign Chisenhall for $2.75 million? That seems like a fairly inconsequential amount of money for a MLB team. Unless some other trades or signings are in the mix, it seems that the Tribe will roll out...Kipnis, Martin, and Allen in the outfield? Naquin still exists too, I suppose. We will always have this amazing memory of Lonnie Chisenhall.

Speaking of Kipnis, he’s not taking the departure of Lonnie Chisenhall well:

Cleveland Indians’ loss in ALDS has a silver lining of cash: MLB announces postseason shares | Cleveland.com

The postseason, albeit disappointing, netted some extra cash for the players on the participating teams.

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