Morning news and notes for Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021
Cleveland 0, Minnesota 3
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Twins 3, Cleveland 0: Joe Ryan? More like Nolan Ryan – Twinkie Town
Joe Ryan threw 6.1 perfect innings in his second MLB start
Cleveland Indians avoid another no-hitter, but lose to Minnesota Twins, 3-0 – cleveland.com
The Guardians were shut outfor the second straight game against the Twins. They have been held to two runs in the first three games of this four-game series.
The second base question and 3 other things about the Cleveland Indians – cleveland.com
The Guardians are playing a version of musical chairs at second base. Who wins the job for 2022 when the music stops?
Dobnak, Twins to face Quantrill, Indians – StarTribune.com
Minnesota Twins (62-77, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Cleveland Guardians (68-69, second in the AL Central)
Cleveland manager Terry Francona is resting comfortably after undergoing toe surgery – his second operation since stepping aside for the season in July. Francona, who had hip replacement surgery in August, had the procedure Tuesday at the Cleveland Clinic.
Around the league
- FanGraphs interviews former Cleveland farmhand, Louis Head.
- Potential 40-homer players.
- Ryan Jeffers wrangles a foul tip to the ground.
- Hall of Fame recognizes new inductees.