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Contact the authorities: Mike Clevinger #PICKEDUPABASEBALL

Morning N&N for May 1, 2019

MLB: Cleveland Indians-Media Day
dangerous job, but someone has to do it
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Indians won yesterday, but the best news was that Mike Clevinger is coming along way ahead of schedule in his return from injury.

Throwing baseballs from 60 feet is a massive step from somebody who wasn’t allowed to “pick up a baseball” until months from now.

Is there a “Oops, we didn’t mean the 60-day DL” list for when this team screws up in the other direction?

Tribe notes

• Yu Chang is injured again.

• The Indians have opened a baseball academy in the Dominican.

Around baseball

• Former Indian CC Sabathia reached 3000 strikeouts last night.

• Yasiel Puig did this.

• Kyle Freeland can really run.

• Later this season, 13 games will be streamed on Youtube.

• The Reds are calling up Nick Senzel on Friday.

• Addison Russell is heading to AAA.

• This appears to be interesting, but also appears to be paywalled.

• The Brewers DFA’d Alex Wilson, who really struggled with them after not making the Indians roster out of ST.

and here’s something I heard about a couple days ago but is nice to see in writing: