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Morning news and notes for Friday, September 7, 2018.

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Happy Friday, everyone!

Indians 9, Blue Jays 4

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Hey so that Francisco Lindor is pretty good, eh? He busted out of his slump in a big way with 2 home runs and 4 RBIs in Thursday night’s win. Kipnis continued his magazine renaissance with a home run of his own (side note: since Kipnis’ magazine fueled training on August 25, he’s slashing .389/.410/.750. Someone buy that man a subscription).

Tribe news

Miller takes positive step with bullpen session | MLB

Carl Willis said that the ball was coming out hot from Andrew Miller in his recent bullpen session of 20 pitches. Keep up the recovery, big guy. We need you in October.

5 pressing questions in the AL Central | MLB

For the Indians, the question is in regards to their injured players and whether they will be ready for October.

Indians won’t use Chief Wahoo logo in Toronto | MLB

You may have noticed a notable omission from the Cleveland Indians’ uniform on Thursday night. Chief Wahoo will continue to be absent for the remainder of the weekend.

Five craziest, most magical games of 2018 | MLB

That incredible comeback victory against the Astros from May feels like a lifetime ago.

Bruised foot keeps Cleveland Indians’ Michael Brantley out of lineup Thursday vs. Toronto | Cleveland.com

Tito doesn’t seem worried about Brantley so hopefully we’ll see him back in the lineup for the rest of the weekend.

Shane Bieber Completes the Indians’ Dominant Rotation | FanGraphs

Cleveland truly has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to starting pitching.

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