Welcome to Clevelinks, a new feature recapping the previous day’s Indians news and Wahoo’s on First commentary, as well as the best Tribe analysis from other sites.
- Jordan Bastian says Russ Canzler might finally be able to stick with his newest employers, the Baltimore Orioles.
Wahoo’s on First Highlights
- Steve explained Terry Francona‘s most important Spring Training job: social coordinator.
- Merritt unleashed a surprising amount of pent-up rage about Slider. (Yes, Slider.)
- Stephanie Liscio from It’s Pronounced “Lajaway” makes a Spring Training Bingo game.
- Indians Baseball Insider’s Michael Goodman offers an optimistic take on Justin Masterson.
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