News and Notes for Thursday, May 27, 2021
Cleveland 0 – Detroit 1
Today’s Game: Bieber v Boyd
Cleveland Baseball News
Zach Plesac placed on injured list with broken thumb
First, the Indians lost slugger Franmil Reyes, and now they’ll be without starter Zach Plesac due to shirtt accident
Indians @ Tigers
Video highlights of yesterday’s game
Triston McKenzie fans 5 in return to Indians
Triston McKenzie knew before he took the mound on Wednesday that he would return to Triple-A Columbus following his outing, regardless of the outcome.
Mickey Callaway placed on ineligible list
Former manager and pitching coach Mickey Callaway has been placed on Major League Baseball’s restricted list for a period of two seasons and was dismissed by the Angels Wednesday, following an MLB investigation into sexual harassment allegations against him.
Cleveland Indians’ Zach Plesac won’t need surgery on broken thumb after shirt mishap
Indians right-hander Zach Plesac will not need surgery after breaking the thumb on his pitching hand while yanking off his undershirt following a rough outing, manager Terry Francona said Wednesday.
Is Aaron Civale the Cleveland Indians’ most dependable starter right now? – cleveland.com
Aaron Civale came up big when the Cleveland Indians’ starting rotation needed him the most. He tossed eight innings Tuesday after the club received word that Zach Plesac is heading to the injured list with a fractured thumb.
Will Cal Quantrill get his shot at cracking the Cleveland Indians’ starting rotation? – cleveland.com
Quantrill has pitched out of the bullpen almost exclusively since joining the Indians in the Mike Clevinger Trade last August.
Around the League
- Bryan Shaw’s Two-Headed Fastball
- Cards manager ejected, blasts MLB policing of foreign substances rules
- Kluber to miss 8 weeks with shoulder injury
- Marcel Ozuna to miss 6 weeks with fractured fingers
- Carlos Rodon goes from non-tendered to Cy Young contender