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Morning news and notes for Saturday, June 5, 2021

MLB: JUN 04 Indians at Orioles Photo by John McCreary/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Cleveland 1 - Baltimore 3

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Yesterday’s baseball: CTC Recap | MLB Recap | Box Score
Today’s baseball: Civale vs. Means

What is the purpose of having the rules if the umpires are unwilling to enforce them? And to whom are the replay umpires accountable? And even if MLB apologizes for screwing up the call, what good would an apology be? At least when Dana Demuth was laying down the Impossible Strike Zone of Doom on Fausto Carmona in Game 6 of the 2007 ALCS, we knew who it was making it impossible for Cleveland to win.

Cleveland baseball news

Terry Francona holds meeting with Cleveland pitching staff

Francona scheduled a meeting with his entire pitching staff prior to Friday’s series opener in Baltimore to address the topic, including the accusations that were made against James Karinchak by White Sox broadcaster Steve Stone during the ninth inning of Tuesday’s game, stating that Karinchak continually touched a spot in his glove.

Threading the needle? Owen Miller? Another Logan Allen? Terry Pluto’s Tribe Scribbles - cleveland.com
Can they develop and win at the same time? That what you're watching this season.

Cleveland Indians’ bullpen cracks under strain in 3-1 loss to Baltimore Orioles - cleveland.com
Bryan Shaw loses first game of the season as Indians fail to hold 1-0 lead in the seventh inning against the Orioles.

Cleveland Indians mourning death of Special Assistant Tim Tolman
Cleveland mourning the loss of Special Assistant Tim Tolman, who died Thursday at his home in Tucson at the age of 65, the team announced.

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