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Bradley Zimmer placed on DL; Neil Ramirez promoted

Morning News and Notes for May 16, 2018 that you are getting at the earliest possible second because I AM ANGRY WITH YOU, BASEBALL

MLB: Cleveland Indians-Media Day
This is Neil Ramirez, your newest Cleveland Indian.
Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Bradley Zimmer has been out since 1962 with a bruised chest but was just placed on the disabled list last night. Neil Ramirez, pictured above, was called up to take his spot on the 25-man roster. And Ryan Merritt was moved to the 60-day DL to make room on the 40-man.

Tuesday’s Ballgame

You didn’t really expect the Indians to win on a Tuesday, did you? Even an 8-3 lead shouldn’t have gotten your hopes up, with Josh Tomlin and an awful† bullpen behind him ready to get to work on what they do best.

That 8-3 lead was powered by a Brandon Guyer grand slam and oh screw it I don’t have the energy for this sh—

Around cricket

• Kuldeep and Russell are pushing KKR closer to the playoffs.

• Todd Astle is going to be playing for New Zealand for the first time.

Harmanpreet and Mandhana are this year’s women’s T20 captains. Their mixtape was fire, too.

• Steven Lynch tells us how many super overs there have been in the IPL.

Around baseball

• Clint Frazier, acquired from Cleveland for that guy who should be on a minor league rehab assignment, was promoted by the Yankees.

• Robinson Cano has been suspended 80 games and it will cost him more than 80 dollars.

• Jordan Lyles, who debuted at age 20 in 2011 and has never posted an ERA+ above 100 until this year, pitched 7 perfect innings for San Diego. But not 8.

• Terry Francona always has the Indians near the top of the Major Leagues in bunting attempts, and this year has been no exception

† You’ll have to settle for that word; new ones have not been invented yet that can accurately describe the worst group of baseball players to ever step onto a field