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Andrew Miller now dealing with back issues

Morning news and notes for Sunday, May 20, 2018.

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Happy Sunday, everyone!

Indians 5, Astros 4

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Corey Kluber was incredble once again and the offense knocked Dallas Keuchel around for an inning. The bullpen came along for the ride and wasn’t as good as they could’ve been, but they didn’t fully implode, so I suppose that it’s progress?

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Miller not available in win due to back stiffness | MLB

Andrew Miller just came off the DL after dealing with hamstring issues for a few weeks, and he’s now been sidelined for a couple of games with some back tightness. Miller hopes he’ll be able to pitch on Sunday and that the injury is just temporary. Please come back healthy, Andrew.

Francona texts Hinch to smooth over Bauer flap | MLB

This very much feels like a couple of parents talking about the silly things that their kids do. Good on Tito and Hinch for dealing with the whole situation with professionalism and respect.

Cleveland Indians juggle rotation: Adam Plutko will start Wednesday vs. Cubs |

Plutko’s encore performance will come this next week at Wrigley Field. Hopefully he continues to showcase why he should be the fifth starter going forward.

Jason Kipnis’ No. 1 fan was understandably nervous to join him for a postgame interview | MLB

If you need a pick-me-up today, read this awesome story.

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