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Triston McKenzie earns another start

Morning news and notes for Monday, August 24, 2020

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s to more good than bad this week!

Tigers 7, Indians 4

LGT Recap | Box Score

Sunday’s defeat capped a disappointing series for the Tribe. On to the next one! With the loss, the Indians fall to 17-11 on the season.

Tribe News

Carlos Carrasco’s struggles continue |

The right-hander went just 3 13 on Sunday, giving up 4 runs on 7 hits.

Triston McKenzie earns another start, will stay with Indians |

From Joe Noga:

The kid’s going to stick around for a minute.

Cleveland Indians rookie right-hander Triston McKenzie has earned another start after his dazzling major league debut on Saturday against Detroit. What that means for the futures of Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac, relegated to the club’s alternate training site in Eastlake, remains to be determined.

Indians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti told reporters via Zoom on Sunday that McKenzie will remain with the big league club and make at least one more start rather than return to Classic Park in Lake County to train.

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Looks right to me!

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