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MLB owners propose delaying season

Morning news and notes for Monday, Feb. 1, 2021

MLB: Oakland Athletics-Workouts Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Here’s to more good than bad this week.

Cleveland Baseball Team News

How Cleveland landed Eddie Rosario, Cesar Hernandez |

From Paul Hoynes:

In one day the Indians acquired a switch-hitting leadoff hitter, who just so happens to be a Gold Glove winning second baseman, in Hernandez. Rosario gives them a power-hitting left-handed bat who should be their first full-season, regular outfielder since Michael Brantley kissed Cleveland goodbye after the 2018 season.

They did it for $13 million on two one-year deals. Ask any general manager and he’ll tell you there is no such thing as a bad one-year deal. And it required more than a little help from owner Paul Dolan.

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