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Tony La Russa named White Sox manager | MLB
Technically this is only Indians adjacent news, but it will affect them one way or another over the new few years. The White Sox have placed 76-year-old Tony La Russa atop their crop of exciting up-and-coming stars. A baffling move that sounds like it came straight from owner Jerry Reinsdorf.

Seven Cleveland Indians selected as candidates for 2020 All-MLB team | Cleveland
Shane Bieber, Carlos Carrasco, Brad Hand, James Karinchak, Cesar Hernandez, Roberto Pérez, and Franmil Reyes are all up for 2020 All-MLB Team. Fans can vote here once every 24 hours.

Indians place Brad Hand on outright waivers | Let’s Go Tribe
Just in case you missed it, the Indians placed Brad Hand on outright waivers with the hope that someone will claim him and his $10 million option so they don’t have to decline the option and pay him $1 million.

What to expect when you’re expecting (a harsh Cleveland Indians winter) | The Athletic ($)
Eventually we’re going to run out of ways to say just how grim this postseason, but here’s Zack Meisel with another good rundown.

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