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Carlos Santana ready to hit dingers in Home Run Derby

Morning news and notes for Friday, July 5, 2019

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Happy Friday, everyone!

Indians 8, Royals 4

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The Cleveland bullpen did some heavy lifting after an early exit by Zach Plesac. Their work, combined with a couple of home runs by Mr. Angry Hamster, helped lead the Tribe to a sweep of the Royals.

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5 reasons to root for Santana in Derby | MLB

This year’s Home Run Derby lineup is stacked, but here are some reasons that folks outside of Cleveland should be rooting for Carlos Santana (because I assume you all already are).

Here is the full bracket for the Home Run Derby | MLB

The hometown hero is slotted in as a 7-seed and will face off against Pete Alonso in round 1.

All-Star Game memories: Tribe fan recalls 3 games in Cleveland |

Dan Raker has been to three All-Star games in Cleveland. Here are some of his fondest memories.

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