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Triston McKenzie limits Detroit to one hit; Cleveland loses anyway

Morning news and notes for Thursday, May 27, 2021

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Cleveland baseball news

Zach Plesac placed on injured list with broken thumb

First, the Indians lost slugger Franmil Reyes, and now they’ll be without starter Zach Plesac.

Triston McKenzie fans 5 in return to Indians

Triston McKenzie knew before he took the mound on Wednesday that he would return to Triple-A Columbus following his outing, regardless of the outcome.

Mickey Callaway placed on ineligible list

Former manager and pitching coach Mickey Callaway has been placed on Major League Baseball’s restricted list for a period of two seasons and was dismissed by the Angels Wednesday, following an MLB investigation into sexual harassment allegations against him.

Cleveland Indians' Zach Plesac won't need surgery on broken thumb after shirt mishap

Indians right-hander Zach Plesac will not need surgery after breaking the thumb on his pitching hand while yanking off his undershirt following a rough outing, manager Terry Francona said Wednesday.

Is Aaron Civale the Cleveland Indians’ most dependable starter right now? -

Aaron Civale came up big when the Cleveland Indians’ starting rotation needed him the most. He tossed eight innings Tuesday after the club received word that Zach Plesac is heading to the injured list with a fractured thumb.

Will Cal Quantrill get his shot at cracking the Cleveland Indians’ starting rotation? -

Quantrill has pitched out of the bullpen almost exclusively since joining the Indians in the Mike Clevinger Trade last August.

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