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Day one of the MLB Draft is complete

Morning news or notes for Thursday, June 11, 2020

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Day One of the MLB Draft, the Indians took high school shortstop Carson Tucker at 23 and college pitcher Tanner Burns of Auburn with pick 36 in the competitive round.

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Cleveland Indians select Auburn right-hander Tanner Burns with 36th overall pick: MLB 2020 draft - - After taking a high school shortstop in the first round on Wednesday night, the Indians dove into the deep well of college pitching in this year's draft with their second pick.

Will older brother’s MLB success motivate Cleveland Indians top draft pick Carson Tucker? - - Older brother Cole Tucker is in the big leagues with Pittsburgh. How long before Cleveland's top pick, Carson, joins him?

Indians select SS Carson Tucker in 1st round of MLB Draft | - The 18-year-old Phoenix native graduated from Mountain Pointe High School in May, and was ranked as the 52nd-best prospect by

'Told you so': Prediction comes true 7 years later - Cole Tucker knew it seven years ago.

Cleveland Indians nab Decatur's Burns with 36th overall pick | Auburn Sports | - “Hearing my name called in the first round is a dream come true, but I want to be a big leaguer, not just a professional baseball player, so there’s still work to do,” Burns said in a statement. “I can’t thank my family enough for their unwavering support. They’ve been with me every step of the way.

Tanner Burns drafted No. 36 by Indians | Cleveland Indians = The Indians have showcased their starting-pitching depth over the past few seasons with right-handers like Shane Bieber, Zach Plesac and Aaron Civale, and they still have arms like Triston McKenzie working their way to the Major League level. On Wednesday, that depth may have expanded.

Andy Tracy, a former IronPig and Phillie, is not sure what's next for baseball's minor leagues - The Morning Call - Tracy, 46, was named manager of the Columbus Clippers, the Cleveland Indians’ Triple-A affiliate, in January. Now here we are in June and he has yet to fill out his first lineup card.

Why did Cleveland Indians manager Pat Corrales charge the mound in Oakland? Hey, Hoynsie - - People have questions....

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