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Hunter Gaddis to be promoted, make first major-league start tonight

Morning news and notes for Friday, Aug. 5, 2022

Syndication: Akron Beacon Journal Jeff Lange / USA TODAY NETWORK

Guardians 0, Astros 6

Box Score | MLB Recap

The Guardians mustered just three hits while the Astros wore down Zach Plesac early.

Cleveland Guardians news

Guardians to promote Hunter Gaddis; right-hander will start Friday’s game vs. Houston | Cleveland
Following the loss, Terry Francona announced that Hunter Gaddis will be promoted and make his debut Friday night. He will be the 13th Guardians rookie to make his debut this season.

Steven Kwan, Cleveland’s Mr. Contact, Talks Hitting | FanGraphs
A very interesting conversation between Steven Kwan and David Laurila of FanGraphs that provides some insight into how the Guardians value hitters in their development.

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