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Lonnie Chisenhall headed to the DL

Morning news and notes for Sunday, April 8, 2018.

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Happy Sunday, folks!

Royals 1, Indians 0

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One run was the allotted number because the conditions were such that it was too painful for the Indians or Royals to put forth the extra effort to score more.

What are you even getting at, Hoynes?

Tribe news

Chisenhall likely needs DL stint for calf injury | MLB

Lonnie Chisenhall was chasing down a fly ball when he injured his right calf. He was removed from the game in the second inning and it’s likely that Tyler Naquin will replace him on the roster for the time being.

The Indians celebrated Yonder Alonso’s birthday by bringing a mariachi band to the clubhouse | MLB

What a fantastic way to welcome the new guy to the team. Happy birthday, Yonder!

Indians injury notes: Salazar, Urshela on mend | MLB

A healthy Danny Salazar would go a long way towards replacing Josh Tomlin in the rotation. And Giovanny Urshela being healthy would be good because...he’d be healthy? I don’t necessarily see him bumping anyone off of the roster when he’s activated from the DL.

Cleveland Indians’ Trevor Bauer says he felt ‘rushed,’ takes shot at MLB’s pace-of-play rules |

It’s nice to hear a player calling out the stupid pace of play rules that Manfred has put in place.

Around the league

  • One last tweet dumping on the Marlins:
  • And finally, congratulations to *sobs* LGFT Carlos Santana: