Morning news and notes for Saturday, April 24, 2021
To avoid being swept by the Yankees, Cleveland sends out their best pitcher, Shane Bieber to battle the Yankees and their ace, Gerrit Cole.
Today: Cole vs. Bieber
Cleveland Baseball Team News
Gerrit Cole and Shane Bieber meet for 2nd time
“It may be a bit early in the season to talk about Cy Young Awards, but it isn’t outlandish to say that Saturday’s Yankees at Indians matchup features two starters that are likely to finish among the leading vote-getters in November.”
What I’m hearing about the Indians’ plans: Who’s on first base? – Terry Pluto – cleveland.com What can Cleveland do about their offense? Any help at Triple-A?
Breaking down Josh Naylor’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for the Cleveland Indians – cleveland.com
Naylor has had more downs than ups in a week filled with errors and miscues on the bases.
Corey Kluber’s impact on Indians
“The players of Cleveland’s past have played a significant role in the club’s current success.”
Around the League
- Jason deGrom K’s 15, gets win.
- A’s win 12th in a row.
- Tatis homers twice off Clayton Kershaw.
- How are players that opted out last year performing this year?