Happy Sunday, everyone!
Indians 8, Reds 5
Cleveland.com Recap | Box Score
Bauer had his final start of the spring and went 6.2 innings. He allowed 5 earned runs but he isn’t injured so it’s a win regardless of what the box score says. Kevin Plawecki was a single shy of the cycle, Jake Bauers notched a couple more hits, and Carlos Santana went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate.
Gonzalez to answer outfield questions | MLB
The Indians have until April 20 to put Carlos Gonzalez on the major league roster. After that, he can opt-out to try and get rostered elsewhere. Here’s to a productive month, CarGo.
I make an effort to give Paul Hoynes as little space on LGT as possible. Here’s why:
You’re extremely dishonest Paul. For everyone else out there who wants the real story instead of this desperate clickbait BS, I’m not mad at all about Klubes pitching opening day. I’m happy for him. He 100% deserves it. https://t.co/WcyxoQdqPC— Trevor Bauer (@BauerOutage) March 24, 2019
Around the league
- Ian Happ, according to Joe Maddon, is not pleased to be starting the season in Triple-A.
- Michael Reed is heading from the Minnesota Twins to the San Francisco Giants.
- Here’s today’s edition of “minor league players need to be paid more”.
- Chris Sale and Mike Trout aren’t the only ones getting extensions:
MLB sources: @JustinVerlander and the #Astros have reached an agreement on a two-year extension worth $66 million. Justin was heading into the final year of his contract.— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) March 23, 2019
EXTENDED!— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) March 23, 2019
Paul Goldschmidt will be a Cardinal through 2024. #TimeToFly pic.twitter.com/R0yM2PFnVO