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Terry Francona battling staph infection as training camp gets underway

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Terry Francona recovering from staph infection in left big toe - cleveland.com
Cleveland Baseball Team manager Terry Francona had part of the bone in his left big toe removed because of a staph infection. He was hospitalized for 10 days at Cleveland Clinic in January.

Francona at camp, feeling 'better than I was'
The skipper has undergone over a dozen procedures in the past year and a half, and he missed nearly all of the 2020 season due to blood clots and stomach problems.

Bieber arrival delayed by positive COVID test
Cleveland’s president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said on Thursday that Bieber will be joining camp a few days late after Bieber tested positive for COVID-19.

How will the Indians replace Francisco Lindor? | wkyc.com
After trading Francisco Lindor to the New York Mets, Cleveland enters the start of the 2021 MLB season with a glaring hole at shortstop.

Browns, Indians, Cavs stadiums under consideration to become Ohio mass vaccination sites - cleveland.com
President Joe Biden’s administration has mentioned Ohio in a plan to increase mass vaccination sites across the country.

Can they contend? Two key guys? Scribbles in my notebook – Terry’s Talkin’ Tribe - cleveland.com
Cleveland has had eight consecutive winning seasons. Can that continue? Lots of thoughts.

C Ryan Lavarnway invited to Major League camp
Lavarnway, 33, is a veteran of 13 professional seasons after being selected by Boston in the sixth round.

Former Yankees outfielder Johnny Damon arrested for DUI in Florida
Former Yankees and LGFT outfielder Johnny Damon was arrested for a DUI in Florida early Friday morning.

A Look At The Way-To-Early Odds To Make The MLB Playoffs
Looking at futures odds for teams to make the 2021 MLB Playoffs. See odds for nearly all the top teams as they gear up for the new season in April.

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