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Baseball bids farewell to Tommy Lasorda amid continuing fallout from the Lindor deal

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News and Notes for Saturday, January 9, 2021

Hall of Fame and former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda passed away at the age of 93.

Say it ain’t so, Corey. So long, Tommy.

Cleveland Baseball Team News

If owners don’t want their best players, then what’s the point? - si.com

Fired Los Angeles Angels clubhouse attendant names pitchers in ball-doctoring case
Brian Harkins, who was fired as the Angels’ clubhouse attendant last March for supplying ball-doctoring substances to pitchers, used a text message from star pitcher Gerrit Cole among his evidence to prove he was unfairly made a scapegoat. Corey Kluber is one of the many elite pitchers that Harkins has named as clients for his ball-doctoring substance.

Anthony Castrovince doesn’t think the Indians will be sold - MLB.com writer Anthony Castrovince joins Chico After Dark to discuss the Cleveland Indians, the Francisco Lindor trade, and the possibility of the Dolan family selling the franchise.

Can Mets do what the Cleveland Indians couldn’t -- sign Francisco Lindor? Hey, Hoynsie - cleveland.com - Mets new owner Steve Cohen has $14 billion ways to get Francisco Lindor to sign a multiyear deal before he becomes a free agent at the end of the 2021 season.

What I’m hearing about the Francisco Lindor deal with the Mets – Terry’s Talkin’ Tribe - cleveland.com - One of the reasons the Indians decided to include Carlos Carrasco in the Francisco Lindor deal was to set up other moves.

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