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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Jake of all trades: Indians counting on new arrival Bauers

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are heading into the 2019 season missing some big bats from last year’s lineup. They hope Jake Bauers brought one from Tampa.

Bauers, who came over in a December trade with the Rays, is being counted on to help fill the power void left with the departures of sluggers Edwin Encarnacion and Yonder Alonso in trades and the Indians’ decision not to re-sign All-Star Michael Brantley as a free agent.

As the three-time defending AL Central champions contend with unusually chilly and wet weather that has dumped an inch of rain on this arid area the past two days — significant for a region that typically only gets about eight inches a year — the 23-year-old Bauers has been getting in work to make sure he sprays the ball around this season.

One wishes Jake Bauers well- while, at the same time, getting the impression that this isn’t the best environment to be joining a team….

QLE Posted: February 23, 2019 at 05:08 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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