Indians won't lose today - Thursday off-day news and notes

I've heard candlesticks are a nice gift. - Jeff Gross

Good news: The Indians will not lose today.

Reliving the Pain

Cleveland Indians at Los Angeles Angels - April 30, 2014 | MLB.com CLE RecapIndians.com recap

Cleveland Indians go 0-6 on West Coast trip as Angels complete sweep with 7-1 win | cleveland.com - Lefty C.J. Wilson limited the Indians to one run on two hits in eight innings as the Angels completed a three-game sweep with a 7-1 victory.

The Cleveland Indians' fielding has been a comedy of errors, minus the laughter: Zack Meisel's musings | cleveland.com - The Indians may never want to go back, back to Cali. Here are four observations following an 0-6 swing through San Francisco and Anaheim.

Nick Francona 1, Terry Francona 0 in replay games: Cleveland Indians chatter | cleveland.com - Nick Francona, son of Indians manager Terry Franona, is the Angels video replay coordinator. Tuesday night, he gave manager Mike Scioscia to challenge a double play that turned out to be the difference in the Tribe's 6-4 loss.

More Tribe-Related News

Indians President Mark Shapiro talks about team's performance and low attendance in TweetUp interview (video) | cleveland.com - What, me worry?

Idle Clippers face changes | The Columbus Dispatch - How Cleveland's struggles impact Columbus.

Tribe waiting before finalizing plans for injured Kipnis | indians.com: NewsJason Kipnis was feeling better on Wednesday morning, but the Indians plan on waiting a little longer before determining whether a trip to the disabled list will be necessary for the sidelined All-Star second baseman. Also, other notes from Indians.com beat writer Jordan Bastian.

Manning to be celebrated for excellence in broadcasting | FOX Sports on MSN - SportsTime Ohio Indians color commentator Rick Manning will be honored by the Cleveland Association of Broadcasting Friday.

And finally...

The Timeless Game (and, maybe, the myth of closers) | HardballTalk - If the number is always 95 percent, is there anything special about modern closers? Joe Posnanski on probability in baseball.

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