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The Indians front office says they can’t guarantee that there will be games with fans in the stands.

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Indians issue layoffs notice for seasonal workers | wkyc.com - The Cleveland Indians confirmed on Tuesday that they have issued a notice for layoffs to over 1,100 seasonal employees at Progressive Field.

The country has been turned upside down, but MLB keeps fighting over money: Tribe Take - cleveland.com - Baseball just doesn’t get it.

Is silence really silence when it comes to MLB owners, players and saving the season? Hey, Hoynsie! - cleveland.com
People have questions....

MLB rejects 114-game plan, tells union there will be no counter offer - cleveland.com
Major League Baseball rejected the players' offer for a 114-game regular season in the pandemic-delayed season with no additional salary cuts and told the union it did not plan to make a counterproposal.

Pressure is on Francona and the Coaching Staff to Figure Out the Indians Outfield Puzzle
The front office seems to be relying on Terry Francona and his staff working their magic.

Can Sports Teams Condemn Racism but Keep Using Racist Names? – Adweek
"Indigenous Peoples are not your mascots," said Roberto Borrero, President of the United Confederation of Taíno People.

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