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Here’s to a week with more good than bad!

Twins 3, Guardians 1

Recap | Box Score

Sunday’s game featured two young starters with tons of potential and both pitched well. Our guy, Triston McKenzie, allowed just three hits over seven innings of work. Two of those hits were homers though. Their guy, Joe Ryan, was even better, giving up just one run. That likely won’t be those right-handers last AL Central...

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Guardians lose baseball game due to slightly inferior baseball

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One baseball in particular. I’m gonna find it. I’m gonna bring it back here and we’re gonna make it squeal, y’hear?

The offense went unsupported last week. Alas! The very same Cleveland Guardians dropped today’s game against the Twins by a final score of 3-1.

Triston McKenzie hurled seven innings and allowed three hits and two walks. He struck out four, but two-out home runs to Byron Buxton and Giovanny Urshela soured the afternoon. Enyel...

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Guardians add veteran IF T.J. Rivera to coaching staff

At age 33, Rivera has now decided to hang up his glove, and he is moving onto a new phase of his baseball career with the Guardians.

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Guardians vs. Twins Prediction and Odds for Sunday, May 15 (Triston McKenzie Gives Guardians Edge)

After taking two of the first three games of the series, the 16-16 Cleveland Guardians hope to pull off a series finale victory as they take on the 19-15 Minnesota Twins today at 2:10 p.m.

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Matt Lyons

5/14 Game Thread: Guardians at Twins

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Bieber Day! #ForTheLand pic.twitter.com/qtYS9eu2h7

— Cleveland Guardians (@CleGuardians) May 14, 2022

Let’s keep rollin’ on this fine Saturday night. #MNTwins pic.twitter.com/OWvEX3Woki

— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) May 14, 2022

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Matt Schlichting

Organization retains bird superiority

Cleveland Guardians minor league recap for Saturday, May 14, 2022

Columbus Clippers 11, St. Paul Saints 7

Box Score · Clippers improve to 22-12

Columbus scored seven in the first and second. St. Paul scored seven in the third. Columbus took a deep breath and then blew St. Paul away with two runs each in the seventh and eighth to put this one to bed.

Will Benson, David Fry, and Mitch Tolman led the charge with three hits apiece. Fry is threatening to make the Top 5 Players list on Around the...

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Minnesota scores 9 in the fifth inning to put the game away early

Gimenez’ two-run homer in the in the ninth makes game seem closer than it was | Photo by David Berding/Getty Images

News and Notes for Saturday, May 14, 2022

Guardians 8 - Twins 12

The Guardians are learning that you can come back from ten runs down or more only so often. It is not the next market inefficiency. The Guardians gave up 9 runs in the fifth and the Twins went into cruise control.

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Cleveland Guardians can’t rebound from 9-run fifth inning in 12-8 loss to...

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Matt Lyons

Let me off the Bryan Shaw Experience

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I don’t like this ride mommy, I want to go home

Fifteen pitches, two home runs, five earned runs, no outs. That’s about all you need to know about Bryan Shaw’s night tonight. He came into the game at a tense moment and left the field with a burning tire fire behind him.

The loss isn’t all on Shaw, of course. He didn’t the other two runners to score in the fifth — or the two solo home runs in the first three at-bats in the game — but he came...

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Matt Lyons

5/13 Game Thread: Guardians at Twins

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First one in Minneapolis this year.#ForTheLand pic.twitter.com/PD8NLA9nY4

— Cleveland Guardians (@CleGuardians) May 13, 2022

It’s our first meeting against the Guardians this weekend. #MNTwins pic.twitter.com/7Z35UlsJPg

— Minnesota Twins (@Twins) May 13, 2022

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Guardians Dealing With A Long List Of COVID Absences

The game on Wednesday afternoon between the Cleveland Guardians and the Chicago White Sox was the first game of the year that was wiped off of the schedule due to COVID issues.

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Series preview: Guardians vs. Twins

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Carl Willis will manage the team with some help from minor-league coaches in the organization

As the Cleveland Guardians prepare to face off against the division-leading Minnesota Twins, all thoughts are on the coaching staff, which is currently shortened to just Carl Willis following a COVID outbreak.

Willis will serve as the team’s acting manager this week along with other members of the Guardians organization, according to...

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Guardians vs Twins Prediction and Odds for May 13 (Guardians With Value Against Struggling Twins Lineup)

The 18-14 Minnesota Twins bring a three-game losing streak into their series opener with the 15-15 Cleveland Guardians tonight at 8:10 PM EST. Despite the losing streak, the Twins are still 14-6 over their last 20 contests and will send Sonny Gray to the mound.

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Brian Hemminger

George Valera shows off his cannon arm, Jose Tena walks it off in Akron win

Cleveland Guardians minor league recap for Friday, May 13 2022

Columbus Clippers 7, St. Paul Saints 4

Box Score · Clippers improve to 21-12

The Alex Call hype train continued on Thursday as Call stayed scorching hot, going 3-4 at the dish to raise his season batting average to .311 and his season OPS to .978, which is tops on the club.

Richie Palacios also had a three-hit game, going 3-5 from the leadoff position. Tyler Freeman reached base twice, going 1-4 with a hit by a pitch...

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Yankees sign one-time All-Star RHP Danny Salazar to minors deal

Salazar, 32, was signed as an international free agent by Cleveland back in 2006. He climbed up the ranks of the minors and made his MLB debut in 2013.

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Nearly the entire Cleveland coaching staff is in COVID protocol

Cleveland was not scheduled to play on Thursday, but they are set to be back in action on Friday against Minnesota. They will just have a very thin coaching staff.

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Guardians set to play at Twins after COVID-19 outbreak

The Guardians are on track to play at the Minnesota Twins on Friday night with pitching coach Carl Willis serving as their acting manager until further notice.

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Seven members of Guardians coaching staff land in COVID protocol

Those in the protocol include bench coach Demarlo Hale, hitting coach Chris Valaika, assistant pitching coach Joe Torres, first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr., third base coach Mike Sarbaugh and hitting analyst Justin Toole, as well as manager Terry Francona.

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Brian Hemminger

Alex Call walks it off for Columbus again, Rodney Boone is nearly perfect for Lynchburg

Cleveland Guardians minor league recap for Thursday, May 12 2022

Columbus Clippers 6, St. Paul Saints 5 (F/12)

Box Score · Clippers improve to 20-12

What an absolutely wild ride this game was.

Columbus was held scoreless for the first eight innings of the game. Trailing 1-0, the Clippers bullpen allowed three additional runs in the top of the ninth, then the offense erupted for four runs in the bottom of the ninth and St. Paul’s defense fell apart to tie the game and send it to...

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News and Notes - Multiple positive coronavirus tests = no game

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News and Notes for Thursday, May 12, 2022

First, it was announced that Cleveland Manager Terry Francona had tested positive for Covid 19 and the game scheduled for yesterday would be managed by the bench coach. Shortly thereafter, the infected list was expanded to include multiple members of the traveling party and the game was postponed. Stay tuned for further developments.

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MLB postpones Cleveland...

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Guardians manager Terry Francona tests positive for COVID-19

Francona is a two-time Manager of the Year award winner and has a 1,797-1,531 career regular-season record and a 40-31 mark in the playoffs.

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