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Can Bradley Zimmer recapture his old form?

Morning news and notes for Tuesday, March 3, 2020

MLB: Cleveland Indians-Media Day Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday’s Baseball

Young arms lift Cleveland Indians, but Texas Rangers claim 3-2 exhibition win - - With most of the Tribe’s major-league pitchers back at the team’s development complex for the day, a garrison of six minor leaguers took the mound and scattered 11 hits, holding Texas to just three runs in a 3-2 loss to the Rangers in Surprise Stadium.

Other Tribe News

Inbox: Who will be Tribe's Opening Day starter? - People have questions....

Cleveland Indians Bradley Zimmer, finally healthy, trying to find his old self - - He’s finally healthy after 1 1/2 years of recovery from right shoulder surgery and several minor setbacks. He’s one of 10 outfielders on the Indians’ 40-man roster and he’s trying to recapture what was once his.

Notes: Clevinger's next step; update on Cimber - In just a two-week span, starter Mike Clevinger progressed from the operating table to beginning a throwing program. Soon, the right-hander will be looking to add more to his plate after undergoing surgery in February to repair a partial meniscus tear in his left knee.

Mayfield grad Mitch Longo hoping to make history with Cleveland Indians | - No Cleveland area-born position player has made the Tribe in over three decades.

Teenager Jose Tena Emerging in Tribe Farm System - Every year, one prospect seems to rocket up teams’ top prospect lists. Early in the lead up to the 2020 season, that player for the Cleveland Indians might be 18-year-old shortstop Jose Tena.

José Ramírez, a First Spring Homer and Revisiting What Eventually Went Right in a Season That Seemed So Wrong = Believing that the José Ramírez that only existed on milk cartons for much of 2019 has returned is the answer that helps the Indians sleep at night, but what fun is waiting for an answer when there's data to sift through and the games still don't count?

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