Rivera Thanks Indians Employees For Memories " CBS Cleveland: "Where's the drummer?"
"Let me tell you something, if you think that ’97 was bad, I tell you, for me it was the stone where I stepped to push forward," Rivera said. "It helped me to become better. If that wouldn’t (have) happened, God only knows where I will end up.
Clippers: McDade among new faces for home opener | The Columbus Dispatch: Today is the Clippers' home opener (weather permitting), and the Dispatch profiles Mike McDade. FWIW, the Clippers used 5 bullpen arms to shut out Louisville last night after the Kluber call-up.
Indians option Carrasco, call up Kluber | indians.com: News: The pitching wheel of fortune spins. O fortuna!
Cleveland Indians call up RHP Corey Kluber to face New York Yankees - ESPN: Corey Kluber wasn't needed after all. Rain at least diluted Cleveland's pitching problems for one day. He'll likely toil in the pen when/until Kazmir is ready.
Celebrate '42' but let's laud Larry Doby too | The Desert Sun | mydesert.com: One writer thinks Larry Doby doesn't get enough credit for integrating American League.
Orioles trade reliever Luis Ayala to Braves for minor league left-handed reliever - baltimoresun.com: The Orioles have traded reliever Luis Ayala to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league left-handed reliever Chris Jones (LGFT), the team announced on Wednesday, primarily to make it easier to keep LGFT TJ McFarland.