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News and Notes for Tuesday, April 17, 2018

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Cleveland 1 - Off Day 1

Cleveland split the off day, scoring with the announcement that the team had voted to donate a full playoff share to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, but giving it back with Wahoo-Jackie Robinson Day kerfuffle.

Other Indians News

Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor doesn’t plan on toning down the aggressiveness any time soon - Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor has always played with a particular level of aggressiveness and a spirit that better mirrors backyard baseball than the major leagues.

Cleveland Indians donate full playoff share to help Puerto Rico recover from hurricane damage | cleveland.com - The Indians donated a full playoff share to the communities where Puerto Rican natives Francisco Lindor and Roberto Perez grew up.

Hello sunshine and three other things we learned about the Cleveland Indians on Monday | cleveland.com - Outfielder Greg Allen gets a break from the cold as he joins the Indians for their two-game series against the Twins in Puerto Rico.

Twins, Indians excited to play in Puerto Rico - he Indians and Twins both have Puerto Rican stars on their teams and now is their time to shine on their native island in a two-game series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium that begins Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. ET

Indians donate to Puerto Rico hurricane relief - When the Indians received their playoff shares after last season, the players decided to put one aside to aid hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Cleveland officially announced the plans for the donations during its current trip to the United States territory.

Here’s why Twins lost two home games for Puerto Rico series vs. Cleveland Indians - Clearly there is a weather benefit of playing these April games in (Puerto Rico) instead of (Minnesota),” St. Peter continued. “Big picture, we are not overly concerned about any competitive impact.”

MLB removed a 'Jackie Robinson Day' cap featuring Chief Wahoo from their online store - CBSSports.com - Chief Wahoo is in its final year and continues to be a source of controversy

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