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Morning news and notes for Friday, April 30, 2021

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Yesterday’s baseball: Off-day
Today’s baseball: Bieber vs. Keuchel

Cleveland baseball news

Cleveland Indians will add RHP Nick Sandlin to roster; Daniel Johnson, Harold Ramírez join taxi squad | Cleveland
Nick Sandlin will be called up to replace Logan Allen once he is optioned to the alternate site today. There has been no announcement of a fifth starter yet, but Sam Hentges or Cal Quantrill make the most sense.

Maybe Zach Plesac Should Adjust His Adjustments | Pitcher List
Zach Plesac is probably going to be fine, writes Pitcher List’s Michael Ajeto. The movement of his pitches requires some tweaking with his new mechanics, but there’s nothing fatally wrong with his arm right now.

Minors notes: Moss returns, plans for Jones | MLB
According to MLB.com’s Mandy Bell, top Cleveland prospect Nolan Jones will still get the majority of reps at third base, but will also spend time in the outfield and first base. They’re doing whatever they can to get him into the lineup.

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