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Cleveland’s fifth starter is up for grabs

Morning news and notes for Thursday, April 29, 2021

MLB: APR 28 Twins at Indians Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Yesterday’s baseball: CTC Recap | MLB Recap
Today’s baseball: Off-day

Cleveland baseball news

After loss to Twins, Allen optioned to alt site | MLB
Mandy Bell over at provided some more context to Logan Allen’s demotion yesterday, including some of his own thoughts on it.

Stat of the Day: Amed gives a little bit extra | MLB
Amed Rosario has a .455 batting average against the Twins, and yesterday was his 15th career game with two extra-base hits.

Nick Sandlin being promoted?
I haven’t seen anything official yet, but @IndiansPro on Twitter seems to have information that sidearm fireballer Nick Sandlin will be the one coming up to replace Logan Allen for the time being. Sandlin is a reliever, though, meaning Cleveland will need to decide on a fifth starter by May 4.

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