Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will return to the team Tuesday after missing more than a week so he could rest while dealing with a gastrointestinal condition. The team said Francona will be in the dugout when the Indians open a two-game home series against the Chicago Cubs. Francona has missed Cleveland's past eight games with the gastrointestinal issue, which has bothered him since spring training in Arizona.
If the Cleveland Indians must change their name, and “The Tribe” isn’t an acceptable choice, how about ”The Huletts. The Huletts were recognizable along the Cleveland skyline on the lakefront for decades. They were massive structures that revolutionized the unloading of bulk ore, coal and limestone freighters, able to unload as much as 17 tons in one scoop.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Zach Plesac released a statement Sunday after violating team rules for COVID-19. I would like to apologize to my teammates, the entire Cleveland organization and all of our fans for my actions Saturday evening,” Plesac said in the statement. I realize I made a poor choice to leave the hotel, which broke protocols and could have endangered other people.