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Game 116: Cleveland @ Twins

Where the elite meet for one to get beat.

Cleveland Indians v Minnesota Twins
The second image I’ve used here because even after a year plus I’m not entirely sure how to manage images with SB’s new system and I strongly doubt they do either
Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Time: 7:10 Central. Vegas Line: -148 CLE / +138 MIN

Weather: Perfect, if one likes being outdoors

Opponent’s annoying SB site here. They don’t allow cuss words. Oh, fuck the shit off.

TV: FSN. Radio: StiIl isn’t the Cleveland SB site

You don’t need to know how important this weekend series is or who the pitchers are.

So, instead, let’s focus on this amazing story from SI about the entire family who dig up mud to rough up baseballs.

Three going on four generations of family members who hide the secret mud spot as a matter of rule; you don’t even tell it to your kids or spouse. MLB wants to replace it, and they can’t replace it. Because nobody can replace the magic mud.

Read that story, folks. It will absolutely confuse and delight you, this I promise.

Today's Lineups

Francisco Lindor - SS Max Kepler - CF
Oscar Mercado - CF Jorge Polanco - SS
Carlos Santana - 1B Miguel Sano - DH
Yasiel Puig - RF Eddie Rosario - LF
Jose Ramirez - 3B Marwin Gonzalez - 3B
Roberto Perez - C Luis Arraez - 2B
Jason Kipnis - 2B C.J. Cron - 1B
Franmil Reyes - DH Jason Castro - C
Greg Allen - LF Jake Cave - RF

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