Joey Votto’s heckler did not win the battle. An All-Star player the caliber of Joey Votto shouldn’t expect to be heckled at his home ballpark. All bets are off, however, when his Cincinnati Reds are playing the nearby Cleveland Indians and fans of the Tribe make the trip down for the game.
ESPN.com news services Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber will make a minor league rehab start Thursday and could return from the disabled list as early as next week. Kluber, who has been on the 10-day DL since May 3 because of a lower back strain, threw a bullpen session Monday in Cleveland and reported no issues. Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway told reporters that the team wants Kluber to throw 70-75 pitches Thursday in his rehab start at Triple-A Columbus. At that point, the Indians will determine whether the All-Star right-hander will rejoin their rotation. "We'll evaluate him after that game," manager Terry Francona told reporters Monday, according to Cleveland.com. "We'll see what's
Major League 3 is in the works with the original cast and a director attached, says Charlie Sheen, who is seeking funding for the project. Major League arrived at the height of Sheen’s movie stardom in 1989, with the actor starring as out-of-control relief pitcher Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn. The film, the tale of an underdog Cleveland Indians team that overcomes a sabotage scheme by its own owner, quickly emerged as one of the more beloved baseball movies ever. Sheen, more recently, has been more associated with things other than movie stardom. Following his long stint on the hit sitcom Two and a Half Men, Sheen has been better known of late for womanizing and other outrageous public behavior,