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And then there were triples

Morning News and Notes for Thursday, May 30, 2019

Cleveland Indians v Boston Red Sox Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images

Yesterday’s Baseball

Cleveland 14 - Boston 9

Recaps : LGT | | Box Score

The Indians are now undefeated (1-0) in games in which they have tripled.

Today’s Baseball

Carlos Carrasco v Manny Banuelos in Chicago (8:10 p.m. EDT)

Other Indians News

Francona to be on Cora's AL All-Star staff - When the 2019 MLB All-Star Game is played in Cleveland on July 9, Indians manager Terry Francona will be on the coaching staff for the American League team in a special by-invitation role.

Cleveland Indians’ Zach Plesac gets thumbs up from Roberto Perez and another start - - “He’ll start on Sunday,” said manager Terry Francona. "We don’t know what the immediate future holds.”

Indians rookie Zach Plesac gets congratulatory letter from David Price after debut - - Plesac said he didn’t know Price, but added, “I’m sure, being the vet he is, he was just taking care of the rookie pitching his first game at Fenway.”

Cleveland Indians scouting director Scott Barnsby on last year’s picks, next week’s MLB Draft 2019 | - With Monday's draft quickly approaching, Barnsby says there are fewer surprises in his second time at the helm.

An alarming question for the Indians: What if this isn't just a slump for Jose Ramirez? - Dating back to Sept. 1, 2018, the third baseman has batted .194 with a .619 OPS. As currently constructed, the Indians have little margin for error, and a productive Ramirez is a must.

José Ramírez isn’t hitting fastballs during his slump - Beyond the Box Score - Cleveland’s third baseman isn’t hitting much of anything right now, but he’s been uncharacteristically bad against the heater.

MLB to utilize new All-Star Game voting process - MLB Daily Dish - The two-phase process kicked off Tuesday.

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