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And other stories from around Bro-Year and the league.
To begin with a personal note: I had some car trouble this morning. I got to work and the right turn signal came on for no apparent reason and would not stop. So, I took the car to the shop, where if I'm lucky it's a switch and if I'm not they have to do wiring archaeology on my 96 Honda Accord. So, the news is late this morning.
Hurray for $4 Beers! Baseball Teams Stop Ripping Off Fans with Jacked-Up Concessions | TIME.com :Is a $4 beer a bargain? It is at a professional baseball stadium, where the average cheapest beer was $6.10 for all Major League teams last season, and many venues charged around $9 for a "premium" draft.
Herrmann out for the year after elbow surgery | indians.com: News: Frank Herrmann's attempt to make the Indians' bullpen out of Spring Training was cut short when he had season-ending Tommy John surgey on his right elbow Wednesday.
Cleveland Indians still pondering right decisions for lefty relievers | cleveland.com: Hoynes profiles the lefty reliever contenders.
With Plenty of Depth, This Tribe's on a Quest - The Triangle Blog - Grantland: Jonah Keri on the new-look Tribe
Francona relishes Indians gig: 'It's just baseball' : Yet another Terry Francona profile, this time in USA Today.
Indians notebook: Matt Capps finds health, strength with each outing - Indians - Ohio: SOcker profiles Matt Capps
Yan Gomes working toward career as catcher with Cleveland Indians - Indians - Ohio: SOcker profiles Yan Gomes
Breaking down Baltimore Orioles' competition for a fifth starter - baltimoresun.com: Rule 5 LGFT TJ McFarland still in the hunt for a roster spot with the orioles.