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Michael Brantley proud to be part of star studded Tribe lineup

Morning news and notes for Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Tuesday, everyone!

Indians 5, Reds 7

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A game that was already lost got somehow worse when Cleveland found a way to fight back into the game in the bottom of the ninth only to fall just short thanks to some Josh Tomlin shenanigans in the top half of the inning. But the fight back was admirable and hopefully bodes well for future endeavors.

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Brantley reacts to 3rd All-Star selection | MLB

There should be no doubters remaining in terms of whether or not the Indians should have picked up Brantley this past offseason. No front office is perfect, but they made the right move in sticking with Brantley despite his previous injuries.

Naquin robs Reds with sensational catch | MLB

Naquin definitely made a case for catch of the year with his brilliant play on Monday night.

Remembering Chico Carrasquel and his 7-RBI game for the Indians |

It took 62 years for a Cleveland shortstop to replicate what Carrasquel did back in 1956, and my favorite part of the story is that both instances came against Kansas City.

LeBron James Celebration set: RubberDucks to retire No. 23, announce specials, more |

At first I thought this was silly seeing as LeBron never played for the RubberDucks, but then I remembered where LeBron is from and quietly punched myself in the face for my ignorance.

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