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Morning news and notes for Saturday, July 31, 2021

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Franmil Reyes hit another big fly and a two-run bases-loaded single. The rest of the team added an accidental home run, bases-loaded walks, and a beaning that caused Tony LaRussa to charge the mound.

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Cleveland Guardians news

Indians trade Eddie Rosario, acquire Myles Straw

After sending second baseman Cesar Hernandez to the division rival White Sox on Thursday afternoon, the Indians stayed busy on Friday, making three more moves before the 4 p.m. ET Trade Deadline.

DeMarlo Hale takes over for Terry Francona

Indians manager Terry Francona’s decision to step away from the game for the remainder of the season was a last-minute call on Thursday’s off-day. The skipper didn’t even have a chance to inform his players in person because he needed to get to the hospital on Friday.

Konnor Pilkington Trade Deadline 2021

The Indians and the White Sox finalized a deal that sent second baseman Cesar Hernandez to Chicago in exchange for Double-A left-hander Konnor Pilkington on Thursday.

Cleveland Indians play beat the clock on Friday to land center fielder Myles Straw - cleveland.com
The Guardians, starting on Thursday, made four trades before Friday's deadline and had the opportunity to make more.

Indians acquire Myles Straw, trade away Jordan Luplow, Phil Maton | wkyc.com
The Guards made two separate deals with Houston and Tampa Bay on Friday.

Francona Stepping Back For Rest Of 2021 Baseball Season For Health Reasons | News | WCPN
Cleveland manager Terry Francona will take the rest of the 2021 season off to address health issues.

Cleveland Indians lose to White Sox, 6-4, as benches empty in the eighth inning - cleveland.com
Tempers flared Friday night after James Karinchak hit Chicago's Jose Abreu in the batting helmet in the eighth inning. Chicago manager Tony La Russa shoved catcher Roberto Pérez at home plate as the benches emptied.

Cool baseball promotions, giveaways at 5 Cleveland-area stadiums in August - cleveland.com
Here are 18 promotions and giveaways for games in August for the Akron RubberDucks, Cleveland Guardians, Lake County Captains, Lake Erie Crushers, and Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

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