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News and Notes for Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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After yesterday’s rain out, we have a traditional doubleheader today at 3:40 p.m.

Cleveland Baseball Team News

Cleveland Indians-White Sox will play traditional doubleheader Tuesday after Monday’s postponement - cleveland.com - Following Monday’s rainout, right-handers Civale and Adam Plukto will start Tuesday’s doubleheader with the first game beginning at 3:40 p.m. The White Sox will start right-hander Dylan Cease and lefty Carlos Rodon.

Cleveland Indians’ Terry Francona calls another team meeting to hold coronavirus at bay - cleveland.com - In light of the Marlins’ outbreak, and the fact that the Indians will make their first trip of the season Thursday when they open a four-game series against the Twins at Target Field, Francona felt it was time for a refresher course on staying safe, healthy and on the field.

Rangers' Kluber could be done for year with shoulder injury - Two-time AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber could be done for the season after only one inning for the Texas Rangers. He has a tear in a small muscle in his right shoulder that won't require.surgery, but even in the best-case scenario in this shortened season he won’t throw again for at least four weeks, which is when he will be evaluated again.

Pérez sets record; Tito reaches out to Kluber - After making his first relief appearance of the year on Sunday, Pérez officially began his 18th Major League season, which set a new record for the most by a Mexican-born player.

COVID chaos? Marlins outbreak threatens MLB season - Tribe taking precautions

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