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N&N: Corey Kluber leaves game early with abdominal tightness

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Morning news and notes for Monday, August 19, 2019

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Miami Marlins Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s to a great week!

Indians 8, Yankees 4

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The Tribe ends up splitting the four-game series in New York, which is nothing to be ashamed of. Mike Clevinger got the win, striking out 10. With the victory, the Indians improved to 74-51 on the season.

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Freeman capitalizes on opportunity | Indians.com

The infielder had a 3 hit day, including a huge 3-run homer in the second inning.

Kluber exits Triple-A rehab start after one inning with abdominal tightness | cleveland.com

Kluber’s velocity was down, sitting in the upper 80s, in his one inning of work. From Joe Noga:

Corey Kluber’s third rehab start ended much earlier than it was scheduled to Sunday as the two-time Cy Young Award winner exited his Triple-A outing in Charlotte after one inning.

The Cleveland Indians announced Kluber was removed from the game for precautionary reasons with left abdominal tightness. He is expected to return to Cleveland on Monday for further testing, possibly an MRI.

Puig mimics wild Little League batting stance | mlb.com

Yep.

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