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News and Notes for Saturday, February 23, 2019

MLB: Spring Training-Los Angeles Dodgers at Cleveland Indians Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The off-season has been full of changes. Now we begin to see how (if?) it all might fit together.

Indians News

Oh, that opening day lineup and 3 other things about the Cleveland Indians | cleveland.com - It’s time for baseball in the desert for the Indians as they open their spring-training schedule Saturday with a game against the Reds at Goodyear Ballpark.

Indians won’t rush players into exhibitions - Indians manager Terry Francona will not rush some of his players into these early games.

All smiles for Martin's return to the Tribe - For many Major League veterans, arriving at Spring Training is nothing more than starting preparation for the upcoming season. For Leonys Martin, it was nearly a miracle.

Two monster seasons, one monster slump: What motivates Cleveland Indians’ Jose Ramirez? | cleveland.com - After last season, Ramirez went home to the Dominican Republic and had an infield built in his backyard.

Cleveland Indians see Jean Carlos Mejia as future starter: Prospect report | cleveland.com - At 6-5 and 240 pounds, the 22-year-old Mejia already has the body of a starter.

Indians' Roberto Perez excited for opportunity as starting catcher - Roberto Perez waited for his turn and vows to make the most of his big chance.

VIDEO: Indians’ Corey Kluber plays ball with son and it’s absolutely adorable! | fox8.com - It seems like baseball talent may run in the family. The Cleveland Indians shared the cutest video of pitcher Corey Kluber playing ball with his son, Camden. The video shows Camden swing and hit.

Jake of all trades: Indians counting on new arrival Bauers - ''I'm trying to use the whole field again, trying to stay left center-center field and open everything up as opposed to just kind of pulling the ball too much,'' said Bauers, who batted .201 with 11 home runs and 46 RBIs in 96 games after being brought up by the Rays last season.

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