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The first cut is not the deepest

Morning News and Notes, Saturday, March 9, 2019

Cleveland Indians Photo Day Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images

Giants 2 -Indians 0

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Giants’ left-handers Drew Pomeranz and Derek Holland held the Indians scoreless on four hits.

In other news, Bobby Bradley headlines the first cuts of the spring from the Major League Camp. There are no surprises.

Other Indians News

Cleveland Indians option Bobby Bradley to Triple-A in first spring-training cuts - - Indians option Bobby Bradley to Class AAA Columbus and Sam Hentges and Jean Carlos Mejia to Class AA Akron.

Prospect Bradley among first cuts at Tribe camp - Bobby Bradley among seven players assigned to minor league camp.

These 8 Indians have impressed this spring - Beat writer Mandy Bell notes 8 players who have turned some heads.

Who will start opening day for Cleveland Indians? Corey Kluber or Trevor Bauer? - - But on Friday, for the second straight day, manager Terry Francona was asked about who was going to open the season on March 28 against the Twins at Target Field and for the second straight day he played coy.

MLB bringing robot umps, no shifts and more to the Atlantic League - - MLB will use the independent Atlantic League as a test tube for possible future changes in the big leagues.

First African American MLB player in Cactus League paved way for baseball integration today | Fox News - Indians’ owner at that time, Bill Veeck, moved the Indians to Arizona from Florida for spring training because of the Jim Crow laws still in place in Florida and hoping Arizona would be more hospitable for a player like Doby. Vasceallaro said it was that way on the field but not all the time off the field, where it “took a while” for integration to fully get there.

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