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Morning news and notes for Tuesday, March 26, 2019

MLB: Spring Training-Milwaukee Brewers at Cleveland Indians Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Tuesday, everyone!

Indians 10, Rangers 1

Cleveland.com Recap | Box Score

Carlos Santana got a couple of hits, Carlos Carrasco went 5.2 innings of 1 run ball, and Eric Stamets mashed a grand slam in the fourth inning to start the scoring for the Cleveland Indians.

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Ramirez expected to be ready on Opening Day | MLB

When Jose Ramirez got carted off the field a few days ago, Cleveland fans everywhere prematurely accepted that both Ramirez and Lindor would not be in the lineup on Opening Day. But now, the prognosis for the Angry Hamster looks much better and he’s back on track to be in the starting lineup on Opening Day.

Pitching-strong Tribe needs healthy bats back | MLB

All the pitching in the world can’t score runs. The bats will have to step up to support an incredible rotation if the Cleveland Indians have deep playoff aspirations.

Cleveland Indians Prediction Scriblles: Can they shake the 2018 blahs for a deeper playoff run? - Terry Pluto | Cleveland.com

Tito said he would take great pitching and okay hitting over okay pitching and great hitting. Well Tito, you’re getting your wish this season.

Cleveland Indians aim to separate from opponents with base running advantage: 2019 season preview | Cleveland.com

The Tribe isn’t going to out-slug opponents this year, so they’ll have to get creative on how they score runs. Speed on the bases may be the key.

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