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News and Notes for Saturday, May 4, 2019

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Houston Astros Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday’s Baseball

Cleveland 2 - Seattle 1

Tyler Naquin walks it off

Recaps: LGT | MLB.com | Box Score

Today’s Baseball

Carlos Carrasco v Mike Leake at 4:10 p.m. EDT

Other Indians News

Tribe places Kluber on IL; no timetable for return - According to Francona, Kluber will be in a cast for the next three weeks and will be X-rayed once a week to see how the bone is healing. While there is no set timetable for his return, surgery is not required at this time.

Update on Corey Kluber and sneak peek at Cleveland Indians’ new rotation - cleveland.com - Shane Bieber, Carlos Carrasco and Cody Anderson will start this weekend against Seattle. The White Sox come to town for a four-game series starting Monday. Trevor Bauer and Jefry Rodriguez will start the first two games of that series.

Ramirez visits students at Newcomers Academy - The students took turns asking Ramirez questions for about 45 minutes before they gathered for a group photo. Ramirez then went over to a table full of Indians notebooks and signed the first page of each booklet before handing them out to the kids.

Cleveland Indians unveil sensory room at Progressive Field - cleveland.com - The tiny room is situated near the first-floor entrance of the two-story Kids Clubhouse. It aims to be a haven for those who fall on the autism spectrum and who might feel overwhelmed at the park.

Cleveland Indians: So much has gone wrong; can Tribe overcome? – Terry Pluto - cleveland.com - The Cleveland Indians believed their elite starting rotation would cover up other weaknesses on the team. Now, the rotation is wounded with two starters injured.

Terry Francona is confident the Cleveland Indians can overcome latest spate of injuries - cleveland.com - Indians skipper says this can be the team's time to shine.

Chernoff: No timetable for Oscar Mercado, but outfielder is ‘certainly in the picture’ for Cleveland Indians - cleveland.com - Indians GM Mike Chernoff said there's no timetable for OF prospect Oscar Mercado to make his big league debut.

Deal will put SportsTime Ohio under Sinclair Broadcast Group ownership - News - Akron Beacon Journal - Akron, OH - Television station powerhouse Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has agreed to buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co. for $9.6 billion, accelerating the Maryland company’s push into major television markets.The purchase, announced Friday, includes Ohio cable channels SportsTime Ohio and Fox Sports Ohio.

Indians to donate 2,500 jerseys to inner city youth in Cleveland, Naquin and Bauers to distribute - Cleveland Indians Charities is giving back to the community, donating thousands of Indians jerseys to youth in the Cleveland Baseball Federation’s RBI program.

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