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Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor’s first homer turns out to be a nice gesture

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Francisco Lindor came to bat against Buck Farmer in the fifth inning in a close 3-0 ballgame. Out in section 103 sat a young man by the name of Kyle Armbrecht, hailing from Streetsboro High School. Little did the two know that by the second pitch into the at-bat, they would be forever connected.

Lindor took a hack at Farmer’s 1-0 fastball and deposited his first Major League home run into the stands. In a day where milestone baseballs are either being held for ransom, or held for moral publicity, Kyle had no thoughts about that. He graciously was willing to give the ball back to Lindor: “It’s (his ball), not mine,” he said.

Kyle didn’t catch the ball on the fly, but managed to corral it after the people in front of him whiffed on the catch.

“It just kind of hit the people in front of me then bounced off the chair and I got it,” he said. A humble statement from a humble kid who actually was there via free tickets: Kyle is a pretty good baseball player in his own right, and was able to come to the game because he won the tickets for being named his high school’s team MVP.

Armbrecht claims his favorite player is Corey Kluber, who was also gracious enough to give a signed ball; but maybe after a Lindor home run this favorite player may change.

-TribeVibe Contributor, Ryan Delgado

PHOTOS: Cleveland Indians players become celebrity bartenders to raise money for VeloSano

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Jason Kipnis, Terry Francona, Trevor Bauer, Francisco Lindor, Danny Salazar, Roberto Perez and more all stopped by The Corner on Wednesday after the Indians beat the Tigers — all for a good cause.

The players participated in an event to raise money for VeloSano, a Cleveland Clinic fundraising bike ride that supports cancer research. The Indians, led by owner Paul Dolan, are founding partners of the event, which raised $1.7 million in its first year in 2014.

–Photos by Dan Mendlik

Francona, Kipnis, Lindor, coaches and more to appear post-game June 24 at The Corner to benefit VeloSano

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Cleveland, OH— The Cleveland Indians will play host to a celebrity bartending event to benefit VeloSano following the Tribe and Tigers Noon game on Wednesday, June 24. The event will be held at Progressive Field’s “The Corner” in the Right Field District, which has become one of the hottest spots in Cleveland featuring nearly 40 beers on tap.

The Indians celebrity bartending lineup includes:

  • Manager Terry Francona
  • President Mark Shapiro
  • GM Chris Antonetti
  • 2B Jason Kipnis
  • RHP Trevor Bauer
  • RHP Carlos Carrasco
  • RHP Danny Salazar
  • RHP Bryan Shaw
  • LHP Marc Rzepczynski
  • SS Francisco Lindor
  • 3B Giovanny Urshela

*All celebrity bartenders subject to change

Fans are encouraged to attend the Noon game vs. the Tigers and stay post-game to support the cause, with tips and 20% of proceeds going directly to VeloSano.  The Indians will have a silent auction available to raise additional money. Snack items such as nachos and peanuts will also be available for purchase.

Fans not able to attend the game are still invited without a game ticket to attend the event and enter Progressive Field at the Right Field Gate near the New Era Team Shop off East 9th St. 30 minutes following last out of the game. The event is expected to conclude 3.5 hours (approx. 6:30pm) following the last out.

The Indians partnered once again with Cleveland Clinic to support VeloSano, an annual charity bike ride event, held this summer July 17-19 in Cleveland. The Indians will also field a team of nearly 60 riders, including Indians Chairman and CEO Paul Dolan and other members of the Indians front office.

VeloSano, Latin for “swift cure,” is a major community fundraising initiative, where 100% of dollars raised by VeloSano participants directly benefits cancer research at Cleveland Clinic. At its core, it’s a cycling event where riders commit to raise a pre-determined dollar amount by requesting support from personal contacts.

Indians bounce back, ‘pen stellar as Tribe beats Chicago Cubs on Thursday

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A night after being beaten 17-0, the Tribe bounced back with some clutch hitting and some rain-induced, stellar work out of the bullpen in a 4-3 win.

The bullpen pitched 4.1 scoreless, including a rare fifth- and sixth-inning appearance from Cody Allen.

It all worked though — the Tribe took two of three from the Cubs in this rain-shortened, two-city series.

Terry Francona’s KeyBank Ask the Manager Show: On Detroit W, Francisco Lindor and more

Francisco Lindor also had an inside the park home run.

 

You may have heard that Francisco Lindor was called up to the big-league club.

He arrived shortly before Sunday’s game against Detroit, and was held out of the lineup due to that late arrival.

Here’s Terry Francona on Lindor and more:

PHOTO GALLERY: Bauer solid, Moss’ debut, Lindor’s inside-the-parker, Santana’s moon shot and more

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On Sunday at Goodyear Ballpark:

  • Trevor Bauer’s solid five innings
  • Lindor inside the parker
  • Moss’ debut in the field
  • Moonshot from Santana
  • And more!

–Photos by Dan Mendlik

PHOTO GALLERY: Raburn, Perez supply right-handed RBI in Tribe’s 11-9 loss to Royals

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The Indians grabbed a 5-2 lead against KC on Friday before being done in by a strange fifth inning. Ryan Raburn and Roberto Perez each had two hits and two RBI in staking the Indians to that 5-2 lead.

–Photos by Dan Mendlik

PHOTO GALLERY: Bauer, Gomes, Zimmer lead Thursday rout of Reds

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The Indians beat the Reds, 9-3, on Thursday, as Yan Gomes hit a two-run homer in a five-run fifth that blew the game open.

–Photos by Dan Mendlik

PHOTO GALLERY: Indians get first #TribeSpring victory, 4-2

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–Photos by Dan Mendlik

PHOTO GALLERY: Kluber’s live BP, Carrasco the groundskeeper, March 1

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Today’s photos include Corey Kluber’s first live BP session of the Spring, Carlos Carrasco driving a golf cart, Terry hitting more fungoes and Carlos Santana making more friends. Good day.

–Photos by Dan Mendlik

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