Cleveland 1 - Oakland 3
Trevor Bauer went 6.2 innings, striking out 8 and giving up 2 runs, but the Indians couldn’t figure out Paul Blackburn’s breaking stuff. As Tom Hamilton often says, “Sometimes it’s not how you pitch but when you pitch.”
Other Indians News
Bids are in to demolish the Homestead Baseball Stadium | Miami Herald - In 1991, the Indians signed a 20-year contract to move their Spring Training to a brand new facility in Homestead, Florida, beginning in 1993. Then came Hurricane Andrew.
How Yan Gomes found baseball in Brazil and became the role model he never had | cleveland.com - The bottom line here is that for baseball and Yan Gomes to meet in Brazil, his father needed to be in a grocery store about 24 years ago.
Yonder Alonso loves Oakland and 5 other things we learned about the Cleveland Indians on Friday | cleveland.com - "They not only gave me playing time, but they let me be myself. I think (manager) Bob Melvin did an amazing job. I think the staff and my teammates that were there did an incredible job with me."
Can A.J. Hinch prevent Cleveland Indians' Trevor Bauer from being an All-Star? Hey, Hoynsie | cleveland.com - People have questions. Inexplicably, some want them answered by Hoynsie.
Indians fans ask about trading prospects, more - With the the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline approaching, Indians fans are wondering what kind of moves the club might make to get stronger down the stretch. Jordan Bastian has answers.
Tyler Olson has 1st bullpen since lat injury | Cleveland Indians
Olson will throw again on Sunday and the team will decide what is next.
Around the League
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- Phillies and Royals reportedly discussing Mike Moustakas
- Grant Desme back in baseball after leaving it for the priesthood in 2010