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Yan Gomes is an All-Star

Morning news and notes for Sunday, July 15, 2018.

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Happy Sunday, everyone!

Indians 4, Yankees 5

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The comeback was almost complete until some errors gave way to an inside-the-park “home run” by Andrew Romine.

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Gomes learns of All-Star nod in emotional at-bat | MLB

While it’s amazing that Yan Gomes is making his first All-Star Game in his career, telling him over the loudspeakers as he’s coming to bat in the bottom of the ninth inning is probably not the best way to do so.

Mike Clevinger was rocking some ‘Moana’ and ‘Lilo & Stitch’-inspired cleats and the artwork was spectacular | MLB

Not only is Mike Clevinger a cool dad and a fantastic pitcher, he may now be rivaling Francisco Lindor as my girlfriend’s favorite player on the Cleveland Indians.

Francisco Mejia’s latest stay with the Cleveland Indians will be brief, but there’s a job here if he wants it |

I can’t claim to know all of the nuances and intricacies in the relationship between the Cleveland Indians organization and Francisco Mejia, but my gut reaction is that if Mejia wants to be on the major league squad as soon as possible, it would be better to take the job as it currently is and work on refining it to his exact preferences later.

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