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Morning News and Notes, Thursday, May 3, 2018

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland 12 - Texas 4

Recap: LGT |

Three parrots got round trips around the perimeter of the infield, giving Corey Kluber much more run support than necessary. Now, let’s play two!

Other Indians News

Ben Taylor recalled by Indians for relief help - So long, Matt Belisle.

Travis Hafner hitting the field one last time for Lake Erie Crushers - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH - Former Indians All-Star Travis Hafner will return to the field one last time in June.

Cleveland Museum of Art to Screen Rare Baseball Films | Scene and Heard: Scene's News Blog - For the past decade or so, Dave Filipi, Director of Film/Video;at Columbus' Wexner Center for the Arts, has presented a program of archival baseball footage,

Erik Gonzalez at peace and 4 other things we learned about the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday | - A decision on who will stay and who will go between Indians' utility players Erik Gonzalez and Giovanny Urshela is looming.

Trevor Bauer clarifies tweets after spat - On Wednesday, the Indians pitcher wanted to make it clear that his issue was not specifically with Houston, but with a development that he perceives as a growing problem in baseball.

Trevor Bauer says MLB should legalize use of 'sticky substances,' denies accusing Houston Astros of cheating | - Trevor Bauer thinks Major League Baseball should allow pitchers to use sticky substances to improve grip and denied accusing Astros pitchers of cheating.

Trevor Bauer Might Have Conducted an Experiment | FanGraphs Baseball - Bauer’s position is basically that the playing field ought to be level: either MLB better enforces the pine-tar rule or it makes grip-aiding substances legal.

Why Trevor Bauer accused the Astros of doctoring baseballs | - Bauer might know more about how a baseball spins than any person in uniform today.

How Is the Astros’ Pitching So Good? Trevor Bauer Has Theories - The New York Times
Bauer fired off several Tweets questioning whether the Astros had used illegal methods to improve their pitching. The Astros were not pleased.

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