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Cleveland baseballs to within one game of first place

Morning news and notes for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Cleveland Indians v Kansas City Royals
An out is an out.
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The umpires working last night’s Cleveland-Kansas City game might have thought they were writing the rules of a new sport as they went along, but the standings still considered it to be a baseball game. Because of this interesting development, Cleveland is now just one game out of first place in the seriously flawed AL Central.

If you missed the wild Tuesday fun, here’s a recap. Don’t worry, Ángel Hernández missed most of the game as well.

  • Here are the rosters for Cleveland’s affiliates. Logan Allen has made his second opening day roster of the year!

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