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News and Notes for Saturday, July 18, 2020

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Aaron Civale was so efficient with his pitch count that manager Terry Francona made him face an extra batter before his day was done.

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Aaron Civale was determined to finish what he started in 4-1 Cleveland Indians intrasquad victory - cleveland.com - Aaron Civale wasn’t leaving the mound Friday until his job was finished. Even if that meant calling Francisco Lindor back into the batter’s box for one more swing.

Worries about the bullpen, lineup shaping up, outfield has promise: Let’s Talk Tribe - cleveland.com - As the Indians prepare to open the season next week, lots of good things are happening. But there is one big concern according to Terry Pluto.

Logan Allen, Scott Moss reassigned to Eastlake and 3 more things we learned Friday about the Indians - cleveland.com - Allen and Moss will continue to pitch simulated games with other Indians prospects at Classic Park.

Cleveland Indians Roster and Schedule - HardballTalk | NBC Sports - The Cleveland Indians roster and schedule shows a team that, while a step back from their 2016-18 peak, is still a contender in a weak AL Central.

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Bradley Zimmer fighting for Indians roster spot | Cleveland Indians - When Bradley Zimmer first sat down with reporters over a Zoom call at the start of Summer Camp, he was asked whether he’d be ready to be used as a pinch-runner if the team needed him. After a quick pause, Zimmer said he’d be willing to do anything.

The Cleveland Indians Need to Do More Than Change the Team's Name | GQ - Few people have closer ties to the organization than Nick Francona (whose father is the team's manager). Here, he argues that a long-overdue rebrand is just the start.

Indians, Terry Francona value input on leadership from Jay Hennessey - Sports - The Independent - Massillon, OH -

“I’ll find myself talking to him during the day and I’ll be like, ‘Hey sit down man, stay.’ And he’s like, ‘No, I know you’re busy.’ And I’m like, ‘No, no, stay.’ I don’t think it matters what his title is, because the more he rubs off on people in our organization, the better off we’re going to be.”

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