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2017 Schedule
11-13
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4h

BBTN: Napoli On Return To Texas, Time In Cleveland

Buster Olney talks to Rangers DH Mike Napoli about returning to the Rangers, Adrian Beltre's importance to the club, his fond memories of the Indians' World Series run & more.

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McCutchen drives in run despite Lindor's diving stop (0:40)
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Jose Ramirez a potential fantasy triple threat (0:54)
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Castrovince: Brantley impressive in debut

Indians insider Anthony Castrovince joined Rizz and Hammer to recap Michael Brantley's impressive debut in Goodyear and give an injury update on Jason Kipnis.

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World Baseball Classic producing playoff-like atmosphere (0:30)
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Indians OF Brantley 2-for-3 in first spring start

Michael Brantley made his return to the Cleveland Indians Monday in a spring training game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after playing in only 11 games last year due to a shoulder injury.

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Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Michael Brantley addresses the media after going 2-for-3 in his Cactus League debut Monday.

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Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor and Indians shortstop Carlos Correa have excelled for Puerto Rico's World Baseball Classic team, combining for 13 hits, 4 HR and 11 RBI in 6 games. Correa and Lindor share the bond of having finished 1-2 in the 2015 AL Rookie of the Year voting.

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Indians' Kipnis out 4-5 weeks; Anderson done

Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is out four to five weeks, while right-hander Cody Anderson will undergo reconstructive elbow surgery and miss the 2017 season.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Andrew Miller greets current and former teammates Francisco Lindor and Carlos Beltrán ahead of USA vs Puerto Rico.

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Machado saves the day for DR over Venezuela (1:23)
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Why Carlos Santana should be on your radar (0:49)
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BBTN: Indians' Hangover, Nolan Ryan, Bud Black

A conversation with Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan follows Buster Olney's chat with Jayson Stark about the hangover effect for playoff teams, Giancarlo Stanton's mindset and much more. Plus, Rockies manager Bud Black on his team's tough luck.

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Indians' Carrasco (elbow) likely to skip start

Indians ace Carlos Carrasco has swelling in his pitching elbow and is expected to miss his next start. But an MRI showed that the right-hander has no structural damage.

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Indians shut down 2B Kipnis for two weeks

Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis will miss Opening Day after being shut down for the next two weeks due to a strained right rotator cuff, manager Terry Francona said Sunday.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Chris Colabello y Francisco Cervelli representando a Italia.

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BBTN: Concern Over Greinke's Velocity, Twins' Buxton

A chat with Twins CF Byron Buxton follows Buster Olney's discussion with Jayson Stark about Zack Greinke's diminished velocity, Gerrit Cole's dominant spring and more. Plus, Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain Dealer on how the Indians have looked thus far.

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How Edwin Encarnacion's power could bolster your roster (0:48)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Shortstop anyone?

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7775th
Batting Average.2626th
On Base Percentage.3298th
Slugging Percentage.4309th
Earned Run Average3.847th
Quality Starts8110th
WHIP1.246th
BAA.2435th

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