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Morning news and notes for Thursday, May 11, 2023

Detroit Tigers v Cleveland Guardians Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty Images

Technically it’s still early in the season, but we’re reaching “historically bad start to the season” territory with this offense.

Guardians 0, Tigers 5

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We can say it now: Eduardo Rodriguez owns the Cleveland Guardians. He’s been a great pitcher this season, overall, but turns into an ace when facing Cleveland. He shut them down again yesterday as Peyton Battenfield looked like a fifth starter, for better and worse.

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This is fine.

The Slap Hitting Will Continue Until Production Improves | FanGraphs
This deep dive into the Guardians’ offensive struggles is from a couple of days ago, and somehow things have gotten worse since.

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