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Indians beat Royals to get back into first place

Morning news and notes for Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland 5 - Kansas City 2

Recaps: LGT | MLB | Box Score

Other Cleveland Baseball Team News

Cleveland Indians 3B Jose Ramirez expected to miss Tuesday’s game with sore left thumb - - Acting manager Sandy Alomar said Jose Ramirez has been getting worn out mentally by an injury to his left thumb.

Wearing Roberto Clemente’s No. 21 an honor for Francisco Lindor, Sandy Alomar Jr. and all Puerto Rican-born Cleveland Indians - - Lindor, Alomar will be among players and coaches wearing Clemente's number on Thursday.

Cleveland Indians beat Royals, 5-2, to move into first-place tie with Chicago in AL Central - - The Indians did just enough offensively to overcome a rare base running mistake by Francisco Lindor for their 14th win in the last 19 games.

Sandy Alomar trusts in Cleveland Indians’ players, not projections, to reach postseason - - The experts say the percentages favor the Indians, White Sox and Twins making the postseason from the AL Central.

How Cleveland Indians star Travis Hafner got 'Pronk' nickname | - Ever wonder where Travis Hafner's 'Pronk' nickname came from? We find out in this edition of 'Beyond the Dugout' with 3News' Dave Chudowsky.

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