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Morning News and Notes for Saturday, February 3, 2018

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In today’s episode of news of Wahoo, Jim Thome weighs in. In other news, baseball players are upset at the slow pace of signings. Might the CBA they agreed to be at fault?

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Jim Thome discusses HOF logo preference - Thome will wear an Indians hat on his plaque and, if he has his way, it will include a Block C logo.

Jim Thome and Cleveland should enjoy his ride to Cooperstown this summer | cleveland.com - Hall of Famer John Smoltz had one piece of advice for new Hall of Famer Jim Thome: "Enjoy the ride. Enjoy every day of it."

Ryan Merritt hopes to stick in Tribe rotation | MLB.com - Merritt is there as an insurance plan, but his situation includes a wrinkle: He is out of Minor League options.

Canal Park netting to be extended for 2018 RubberDucks season in Akron | cleveland.com - Canal Park, home to the Class AA Akron RubberDucks, will have new extended netting stalled for fan safety.

Washington University professor DB Dowd explains why the Cleveland Indians’ controversial Chief Wahoo mascot survived for so long — Quartzy - "If you just look at it as a cartoon and drain the red out of it—the part that makes it so hideous—it’s really a nice drawing."

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