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News and Notes for Saturday, February 29, 2020
Split Squad action for Leap Day, with games v the A’s at Las Vegas (4 p.m. EST) and Mesa (3 p.m. EST The 4 p.m. game will be on SportsTime Ohio.
Other Tribe News
Cleveland Indians lose, 8-3, to White Sox despite early homer by Franmil Reyes – cleveland.com – Franmil Reyes has five hits in spring-training play, all of them have gone for extra bases.
Cleveland Indians set to roll the dice in Las Vegas: Tribe spring training report for Feb. 29 – cleveland.com – The Indians open a two-game, split-squad series against Oakland in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Cleveland Indians look for consistency from Jake Bauers, plus notes on Carlos Carrasco, Mike Clevinger and Roberto Perez – cleveland.com = Cleveland Indians notes on Jake Bauers, Mike Clevinger, Roberto Perez and Ka’ai Tom.
Turns out, Indians weren’t the only team to use that ‘Talkin’ baseball’ song in the 1990s – cleveland.com – Indians fans, this is going to rock your world.
Indians 2020 Top 30 Prospects list | Cleveland Indians – The good news for the Indians is that their robust farm system should be able to help them cut costs while continuing to win. Their prospect talent is stronger than it has been in a decade.
Tribe investing big in international market
The Indians have signed 42 international prospects for an estimated total of $5 million during the current international signing period that started July 2, 2019, and ends June 15.
Around the League
- Fly ball catch failure
- If there is an Olympics in Japan, players on the 40-man roster but not on the 25-man roster will be eligible to play.
- Today’s “feel good” players of Spring Training
- What did Joe Torre know and when did he know it?
- How teams tried to counter the Astros and their cheating ways