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Morning news and notes for Thursday, March 11, 2021

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Joe Tait was the first radio or TV voice of the Cleveland Baseball Team that many of us remember. He also called the Cavaliers for nearly four decades.

Cleveland Baseball Team news

Joe Tait, former Indians broadcaster, passes away
“Legendary Cleveland sports broadcaster Joe Tait passed away on Wednesday at the age of 83 after a long battle with kidney disease and liver cancer.”

Joe Tait, beloved Cavs broadcaster, dead at 83
“Joe Tait, the voice of Cleveland Cavaliers basketball for generations, died March 10 at the age of 83 at his home in Lafayette Township, according to the Cavs.”

Triston McKenzie looks good as Cleveland Indians lose to Los Angeles Angels, 4-2 - cleveland.com
“Indians right-handers Cal Quantrill and Triston McKenzie cover the first six innings against the Angels on Wednesday. Rookie Bo Naylor homered for the Indians for their second and final run.”

José Ramírez addresses breaking COVID-19 protocols
“The Indians are ready to move forward from the recent issues the team ran into with Franmil Reyes and José Ramírez breaking COVID-19 protocols, and so are the two players. Ramírez and Reyes addressed the media before and after Wednesday’s 4-2 loss to the Angels at Goodyear”

Indians Top Prospect Rankings 2021
“The Indians keep jettisoning mainstays, reducing payroll and winning. Since July 2019, they've traded Trevor Bauer, Corey Kluber, Mike Clevinger, Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco and declined options on Brad Hand and Carlos Santana. Nevertheless, they still finished above .500 for the eighth consecutive season in 2020.“

Logan Allen’s slider adjustment and 5 other things on the Cleveland Indians in spring training - cleveland.com
Allen tweaked his breaking pitch during his most recent outing and it looks deadly after two appearances.

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