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The wait for Game 2 is almost over

Morning News and Notes for Saturday, March 31, 2018

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After an unnecessary day off (Safeco Field has a retractable roof!), the Indians and Mariners go again today at 4:10 p,m. EDT.

Indians News

New changes at Progressive Field for 2018 - New food options, charging stations, extended netting among updates to Cleveland ballpark

Progressive Field's upgrades have been a hit with fans | Crain's Cleveland Business - "The Corner bar and District Ticket have been game-changers for us," said Tim Salcer, the Tribe's vice president of sales and service.

What's the next step for Michael Brantley? - People have questions. Those who want better answers ask Jordan Bastian.

Indians report: Players association rep Andrew Miller discusses slow free-agency period, idea of tanking versus rebuilding - Indians reliever Andrew Miller, a Major League Baseball Players Association representative, is heavily involved in talks with the league. He says one winter is too quick to simply say the system is broken. But it wasn’t a good start for the players.

If you think this feels like senior year for the Cleveland Indians, you may be right: Paul Hoynes | - The Indians lost seven free agents last season. They'll have at least six more players eligible at the end of 2018, including the likes of Cody Allen, Andrew Miller, Josh Tomlin and Michael Brantley. So is this a make-or-break year for the Indians or can they sustain this five-year winning streak past 2018?

Expectations are high, but Cleveland Indians are built to keep winning beyond 2018: Joe Noga | - It might be 'senior year' for some Tribe players, but tradition never graduates. And the underclassmen are ready to rise up.

Cleveland Indians' Rajai Davis still has the it factor when it comes to running the bases | - Rajai Davis caused some havoc on the bases in the ninth inning Thursday night in the Tribe's 2-1 loss to Seattle.

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