It looks like the key to offensive success for Cleveland is Austin Hedges hitting seventh and Shane Bieber hitting ninth.
Hedges and Bieber lengthened a lineup that put up 10 on Cardinal pitchers. A pair of Rosarios each had three hits, and Jose Ramirez did as well. Too bad Harold didn’t get a chance to make it two Ramirezes.
- Roberto Pérez has started to throw, and Zach Plesac will do so later this week.
- Triston McKenzie is Cleveland’s likely starter for Saturday.
Around the league
- Kevin Gausman is throwing a splitter that batters can’t seem to hit.
- A new book details more ways in which the Astros cheated.
- Shohei Ohtani hit a baseball to Greenland.
- Ke’Bryan Hayes became the latest Pirate to struggle near first base.
- Gerrit Cole was somehow caught off guard by the only question worth asking him.
- Sometimes tweets from 2012 age well.
- Gabriel Walker-Buehler wears tight pants.