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Morning news and notes for Saturday, March 27, 2021

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Yesterday’s Baseball

Logan Allen throws five scoreless innings; nears spot in Cleveland Indians’ rotation - cleveland.com
Owen Miller hits three-run homer in eighth inning to give the Indians a 5-4 victory over the Rockies at Goodyear Ballpark.

And, the decision is made — Jake Bauers is the starting first baseman. Sorry, Bobby.

Cleveland Baseball Team News

Indians 2021 Spring Training recap
“The Indians knew that they were going to have plenty of eyes on them early this spring watching how Amed Rosario and Andrés Giménez would fill the shoes of Francisco Lindor, who they traded to the Mets in January.”

Jake Bauers earns Indians Opening Day roster spot
Earns? Apparently, it was always Jake Bauers' job to lose, and he came very close to doing so.

Jake Bauers gets his chance at first base for Cleveland Indians; Bobby Bradley, Kyle Nelson, Bradley Zimmer optioned - cleveland.com - Bauers will open the season at first base for the Indians; Bradley, Zimmer among those sent to depth camp.

What can we learn from roster decisions as opening day looms? – Terry’s Talkin’ Tribe - cleveland.com
The Tribe sent Bobby Bradley, Daniel Johnson and other top prospects to the minors. Why?

Logan Allen throws five scoreless innings; nears spot in Cleveland Indians’ rotation - cleveland.com
Owen Miller hits three-run homer in eighth inning to give the Indians a 5-4 victory over the Rockies at Goodyear Ballpark.

Offseason In Review: Cleveland Indians - MLB Trade Rumors
MLBTraderumors.com reviews the Tribe's offseason

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