CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 18: Darin Mastroianni #19 scores the go ahead run off a single by Alexi Casilla #12 of the Minnesota Twins as catcher Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians catches the late throw during the twelfth inning at Progressive Field on September 18, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
10 is a Magic Number Edition of News and Notes:
- Cleveland Indians break record with 10 pitchers used (Indians notes) - morningjournal.com - It took 10 pitchers to lose to Minnesota on Tuesday. Usually, it takes a lot fewer.
- Hernandez throws 'pen session without problems | indians.com - The Indians are moving closer to making a decision on whether starter Roberto Hernandez will be able to pitch again for the club this season.
- Matt LaPorta takes responsibility for Tuesday loss to Twins: | cleveland.com - "Listen," Acta said. "Sometimes, effort is not enough to win ballgames. Sometimes, the other team is just better than you."
- Early rumors link Francona to the Tigers, Indians (though he isn't talking about teams) - CBSSports.com - If the vultures are circling, that usually means the prey will be dead soon.