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Tyler Naquin injury increases the need for outfield assistance

Morning news and notes for Sunday, July 29, 2018.

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Indians 1, Tigers 2

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When I get the flu, I try to move as little as possible and sleep as much as possible. When Mike Clevinger gets the flu, he pitches five strong innings against a major league baseball team.

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Naquin to DL with hip strain; Plutko recalled | MLB

The outfield situation for the Cleveland Indians was dire at best, and that was before the Tyler Naquin injury. Now, it seems that the front office will absolutely need to make a move before the deadline.

Writer Ocker honored to go into Hall with Thome | MLB

Sheldon Ocker covered the Indians for 33 years, and now he is honored at the Hall of Fame next to Jim Thome.

“To get caught up in who’s closing and who is not is kind of silly.” Q&A with Cody Allen | MLB

Cody Allen is notorious for being someone who will do whatever his team needs in order to get the win, and that hasn’t changed with the additions of Brad Hand and Adam Cimber.

Jim Thome treated to ovation at Hall of Fame parade in Cooperstown |

Jim Thome will be forever enshrined in Cooperstown later today, and he’s enjoying every moment of it.

A 511-foot home run, the guy who gave it up and how Jim Thome was the godfather of modern baseball | Yahoo Sports

Don Wengert is still haunted to this day by the ferocious power that was Jim Thome.

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