Cleveland 1 - Houston 4
Edwin Encarnacion gave his parrot a personal tour of the infield perimeter to tie the game, but Mike Clevinger and the Indians bullpen couldn’t hold the Astros.
Other Indians News
Terry Francona, Indians face rotation decision - The Indians won't need a fifth starter until May 26, the third game of the four-game home set with the Astros.
Changes in the works and 4 other things we learned about the Cleveland Indians on Friday | cleveland.com - Melky Cabrera and Lonnie Chisenhall, each in their own way, are getting closer to the big leagues.
Trevor Bauer extended an olive branch and donated to Lance McCullers' charity, but not without some fun first | MLB.com - Recently, he donated to Lance McCullers Jr.'s Foundation, but not without a little joke that only Bauer himself can present.
In a Jedi robe, Orbit challenged Francisco Lindor to a lightsaber duel -- but the Force was stronger with Lindor | MLB.com - Lindor and Orbit go mano a thingo with "lightsabers"
Should the Cleveland Indians go to a six-man starting rotation? (podcast) | cleveland.com
No. Next stupid question.
Around the League
- It’s a buyer’s market for third-basemen this year
- American League overrun with All Star shortstops
- Joe Posnanski questions when to play the shift
- Meet Jenny Cavnar, the first female to do play-by-play for an MLB team since 1993