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Guardians lose game to mother nature

Cleveland Guardians news and notes for Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Cleveland Guardians v Oakland Athletics Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images

This was still Hunter Gaddis’s fault for some reason.

Guardians 0, Mother Nature 1

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A rough one out there for the Guardians yesterday, as the offense was held hitless, scoreless, and at-batless by chilly temperatures. No rain, but it wouldn’t have been a fun experience to play in.

Cleveland Guardians news

Guardians-Tigers rained out; twin bill set for Tuesday | MLB
Today should at least be a little warmer as the Guardians and Tigers are set to play a straight doubleheader starting at 1:10 p.m. ET.

Two Guardians trends that Cleveland would like to continue and two they’d like to reverse after 16 games | Cleveland
Some trends to watch for early in the season.

‘Turning in the right direction’: Guardians’ Josh Bell getting his season off the ground | Akron Beacon Journal
Has Josh Bell finally righted the ship and set sail for Dong City?

Is Oscar Gonzalez unfortunate or exposed? | Covering the Corner

With time, it seems likely Gonzalez’s numbers could turn around, either through better strike recognition or simply because a sub-.200 BABIP is bound to correct itself eventually. And though Gonzalez may not be the 122-wRC+ hitter he was last year, he’s almost certainly going to put up better numbers than the -7 wRC+ he’s currently sporting.

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