Still better than the Yankees.
Indians - 1, Twins - 11
Notes: Ramírez battling swelling in thumb | MLB
It sounds like the Indians are intent to keep needlessly pushing José Ramírez into the lineup, despite his ailing thumb.
Wild Thing: James Karinchak’s rapid rise to quirky, first-rate Indians reliever | The Athletic ($)
James Karinchak’s antics on the mound are no act. The dude is just nuts.
Around the league
- Mike Yastrzemski is for real.
- There’s a Joe Kelly mural in downtown LA.
- The Diamondbacks have a new mascot and it is an abomination.