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Start of the season likely to be pushed back to May at the earliest

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News and Notes for Tuesday, March 17

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But they are still going to get 162 games in. Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiight.

Indians News

5 things we learned at Tribe's Spring Training - Before baseball was forced to be put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Indians had just enough time in Goodyear, Ariz., to find players to be excited about heading into the 2020 season and determine what questions they still had left to answer.

Opening of regular season to be pushed back - Major League Baseball announced Monday that the start of the 2020 regular season will be pushed back even further following Sunday’s recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

MLB says season won’t start April 9 with coronavirus shutdown, but still hopes to play 162-game schedule - cleveland.com - Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told reporters Monday that the major league season will definitely not start April 9, but there is still hope that teams can play 162 games when activities resume.

Cleveland Indians’ spring training questionnaire: 3 questions answered, 3 unanswered - cleveland.com - Spring training was cut short for the Indians, but they were able to answer some questions, while still wrestling with others.

No. 8 Ethan Hankins, RHP: Cleveland Indians top prospects right now - cleveland.com - Get to know Cleveland Indians prospect Ethan Hankins, a right-handed starting pitcher from Georgia ranked the No. 8 prospect in the Tribe’s farm system.

Players think this is baseball's next great ace - But when MLB.com polled players for their Vault predictions, guess who kept coming up for most wins, strikeouts and Cy Young Awards of the 2020s? Shane Bieber.

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