Morning news and notes for Friday, May 28, 2021
Cleveland baseball news
Bieber allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Indians top Tigers 5-2 | News 5 Cleveland
Shane Bieber became the first pitcher to reach 100 strikeouts this year and the fastest in a Cleveland uniform to reach 600 in his career. He also helped Terry Francona reach 700 wins as a manager in Cleveland.
Cleveland Indians promote OF Bradley Zimmer; RHP Eli Morgan to start Friday | Cleveland
In case you missed it, the injury-related transactions are coming in fast. Eli Morgan is going to make his debut later tonight, and Bradley Zimmer returned to Cleveland yesterday.
Cleveland Indians’ Zach Plesac won’t need surgery on broken thumb after shirt mishap | ESPN
Zach Plesac doesn’t need surgery on his broken thumb, at least.
Around the league
- The Pirates gave us the best/worst play of the year, maybe of all time.
- Bryce Harper is hurt and pitchers know it.
- The Mariners are activating Marco Gonzalez next week.
- Zach Wheeler — actually good?
- Everything about Alek Manoah’s debut was great.
- The White Sox continue to screw absolutely everything up.
- Noah Syndergaard is out for another six weeks.