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Morning news and notes for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023

Syndication: The Columbus Dispatch Kareem Elgazzar/The Enquirer / USA TODAY NETWORK

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Cleveland Guardians news

What to know about Guardians’ Spring Training | MLB
All the odds and ends to know about spring training when the Guardians report to Goodyear, Arizona next year.

Sunday Notes: Carter Hawkins Compares the Cubs and Cleveland | FanGraphs
The Cubs executive had a lot of nice things to say about the Guards in this interview from the GM Meetings in November.

“I would say the Guardians have done a great job of finding guys and then individualizing their performance plans,” the executive told me. “If you look at a guy like Eli Morgan, he’s a significantly different type of pitcher than Triston McKenzie. They had individualized plans, and with the help of a great coaches and a great process, the Guardians are maximizing their potential.”

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