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Giovanni Soto is first to the mound for Spring Training games and other news from Optimism Central and beyond.
Pitchers lined up for initial spring games | indians.com: News | For Friday's charity game between the Indians and Reds, Giovanni Soto gets the start for the Tribe. Brett Myers will then start Friday against Cincinnati.
Indians reliever Vinnie Pestano motivated by late-season fade - Indians - Ohio | Headline pretty much says it all.
Cleveland Indians' Lonnie Chisenhall has clear path to be team's starting third baseman | cleveland.com | Hoynsie profiles Chisenhall
Carlos Baerga, John Hart elected to Cleveland Indians' Hall of Fame - ESPN | INCYMI yesterday - They were a major part of Cleveland's baseball rebirth -- the steady second baseman and the architect.
2013 Prospect Watch: Cleveland Indians - CBSSports.com | Cleveland added Trevor Bauer from the Diamondbacks this offseason, and many eyes in camp will be squarely focused on him.
Baseball Prospectus | The Lineup Card: 11 Favorite Off-Season Moves | BPro liked our offseason, putting the Indians at #1 and #11.
Hernandez looks to make his pitch with Rays - Spring Training | Fauxto seems focused on the task at hand: "I only control to pitch and working hard. That’s what I have to do."
And finally, the LGT Official Fantasy Baseball League is still looking for one owner. Instructions on how to be considered for the opening and other fantasy baseball discussion are in the Fanposts.