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It's a big September series as Detroit Tigers host Baltimore Orioles
Somehow, against everyone’s predictions, the Orioles are in the second wild-card spot, leading the Tigers by one game.        
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Tigers' sprint to finish begins vs. Orioles
Against all odds, the Tigers hold their fate in their hands        
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Tigers' sprint to finish begins tonight vs. Orioles
Against all odds, the Tigers hold their fate in their hands        
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Astros' Paulino loses major league debut 10-7 to Indians
CLEVELAND — David Paulino's major league debut was brief, yet quite eventful.The right-hander pitched three innings, allowed four runs and threw two wild pitches Thursday as the Cleveland Indians outslugged Houston 10-7. The Astros dropped 2 1/2 games behind Baltimore for the final American League wild-card spot.Paulino (0-1), who was promoted from Triple-A Fresno two days earlier, allowed four hits, two walks and hit a batter. He failed to strike out any of the 15 batters he faced.
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Umpire Jim Joyce makes call that propels Indians
The Indians took advantage of a controversial bases-loaded wild pitch in their 10-7 victory over the Astros on Thursday.        
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Reds shut down by Pirates' Nova, 4-1, in fifth straight loss
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds picked the wrong time to run into a hot pitcher. Ivan Nova pitched a six-hitter to stay unbeaten with Pittsburgh and Jung Ho Kang hit a two-run double to key a three-run first inning as the Pirates defeated Cincinnati 4-1 on Thursday night, extending ...
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Angels' Mike Trout is having another big season, but he again won't be AL MVP
Since his first full season in 2012, statistics show that the Angels’ Mike Trout has been significantly more valuable than any other major league player. Yet, Trout has won only one American League most valuable player award. Neither of those facts seems poised to change in 2016. According to one...
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Tigers savor opportunity as Orioles invade town
Against all odds, the Tigers hold their fate in their hands        
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Nova, Kang lead Pirates to 4-1 win over slumping Reds
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ivan Nova pitched a six-hitter to stay unbeaten with Pittsburgh and Jung Ho Kang hit a two-run double to key a three-run first inning as the Pirates defeated Cincinnati 4-1 on Thursday night, extending the Reds' losing streak to five games. Nova (12-6) pitched his second complete ...
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The 2 closers Yankees could target this winter: ex-MLB GM
SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel host and former Mets GM Jim Duquette talks playoff push and offseason plans for both New York teams with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: Is this season a success for Yankees with or without playoffs? A: It’s exciting in that they only had to take a little step back and not...
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Astros' Hinch ejected after 2 runs score on wild pitch
CLEVELAND — Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch was ejected after the Cleveland Indians scored two runs on a bases-loaded wild pitch in the third inning and took a 4-1 lead.Lonnie Chisenhall attempted to check his swing on a pitch in the dirt from David Paulino on Thursday. The ball bounced away from catcher Jason Castro and rolled toward the on-deck circle near the Indians dugout.Play was allowed to contiue, although replays showed Chisnehall fouled off the pitch. All three runners — Francisco Lindor, Mike Napoli and Jose Ramirez — crossed the plate.
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Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus sticking with his struggling relievers
Shane Greene and Justin Wilson combined to allow four runs on five hits in Wednesday’s 7-4 loss to the White Sox.        
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Kluber loses for first time since July, Astros down Indians
Kluber (15-9) had won his previous seven decisions.        
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How to watch today's Detroit Tigers-Chicago White Sox series finale
2:10 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit, WXYT-FM (97.1): Sanchez takes the mound in rubber match of three-game set in Windy City        
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Scenes throughout Progressive Field during today's Cleveland Indians game: Follow along on Facebook Live, Snapchat
Add cleveland.com on Facebook and Snapchat to see coverage of everything that goes into staging an Indians game. Scenes throughout Progressive Field during a Cleveland Indians game: Follow along Thursday on Facebook Live, Snapchat CLEVELAND, Ohio - Have you ever wondered what goes into staging a Cleveland Indians game - from the all the delicious concessions to the visiting clubhouse crew to merchandising, and more? Follow cleveland.com on Facebook and Snapchat today to see how it all comes together before and during the Indians' day game against the Houston Astros. Cleveland.com will have several reporters stationed all over Progressive Field and social media coordinators Maura Zurick and Hayden Grove will show you all the stations on Facebook Live and Snapchat. Here's how you can follow along: Follow cleveland.com on Facebook here. Add cleveland.com on Snapchat. Our username is clevelanddotcom Tune in to see all the behind-the-scenes work, including preparing food to collecting tickets and getting the gift shops ready. We'll also be spending time with the visiting clubhouse crew, vendors and our favorite drummer, John Adams. First pitch is at 12:10 p.m. but the coverage will begin a couple of hours before the game on Facebook and Snapchat.
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Jason Hammel's October plans take a hit in lopsided loss to Brewers
 Manager Joe Maddon insisted Tuesday night that Jason Hammel isn't auditioning for a spot on the Cubs' postseason roster after Hammel suffered one of his worst outings in a 12-5 loss to the Brewers at Miller Park. "It's not necessarily an audition," Maddon said after Hammel allowed nine runs on...
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Jose Reyes helps New York Mets record 14th straight win over Cincinnati Reds
By Jeff Wallner, The Sports Xchange CINCINNATI -- Jose Reyes has hit six home runs in 40 games with the New York Mets, including a homer in each of the past two contests.
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Cleveland Indians halt Houston Astros' win streak with 6-5 victory
By Jim Ingraham, The Sports Xchange CLEVELAND -- It certainly didn't come easy.
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Travis Shaw returns in throwback uniform for finale vs. Padres
SAN DIEGO — Travis Shaw was poised to take Yoan Moncada's spot at third base on Wednesday for the series finale against the Padres, as expected.The Red Sox were working out Shaw in left field with the belief that Moncada would see most of the time at third base, but Moncada has struck out in his last seven at-bats and Shaw may wind up seeing more time at the hot corner after all.
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Jury considers fate of man charged in Church’s Chicken shootings
Reputed gang member Arthur Chaney is accused of killing two teenagers and wounding five others at a crowded Englewood restaurant in 2011.
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A capsule look at the AL East
Boston Red Sox2016: 93-69, first place, lost to Cleveland in ALDSManager: John Farrell (fifth season)He’s Here: LHP Chris Sale, RHP Tyler Thornburg, 1B Mitch MorelandHe’s Outta Here: DH David Ortiz, 3B Travis Shaw, RHP Clay Buchholz, RHP Koji Uehara, RHP Junichi Tazawa, RHP Brad Ziegler, C Ryan Hani...
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Angels outfielder Ben Revere finds his power in spring training
In the weaker half of two split-squad games Wednesday, while most of his major league teammates played at the Angels’ home base in Tempe, Ben Revere did something at the Peoria Sports Complex that he almost never does. He homered. The 5-foot-9 outfielder’s lack of power makes him unique among modern...
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Watch: Jake Arrieta takes Zack Greinke deep with 465-foot home run
All-Star pitcher Jake Arrieta already owns the mound, but he's not too shabby at the plate either.
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Chris Carter’s number of whiffs are high — even for him
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Chris Carter arrived with a reputation for striking out at an alarming rate, so Joe Girardi isn’t stunned the right-handed hitter is whiffing in more than half of his at-bats. “I have seen it before,’’ the manager said of Carter, who led the NL in whiffs with 206 last year with...
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Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier feels stuck in 'Groundhog Day' after latest injury
The realization struck Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier as he sat at his home Wednesday. For the second spring in a row, an injury has sidelined him near the end of spring training. A herniated disk in his lower back could cause him to miss opening day. He can only hope to avoid the frustration...
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Wellington downs Lima Perry 68-47 in Division IV semifinal
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Solomon Pierre-Louis scored 16 points and Columbus Wellington quelled a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Lima Perry 68-47 in a boys Division IV semifinal. It happened Thursday at Value City Arena. The Jaguars play for their first title against Cleveland Heights Lutheran East at 2 p.m. Saturday. ...
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Thursday’s roundup: Moncada doesn’t feel extra pressure
Yoan Moncada could feel a significant amount of pressure to force his way into the White Sox picture early this season.        
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Mets manager raves about Gsellman after fourth spring start
It’s a nice problem for Terry Collins to have, but it’s still a problem.
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Angels infielder Luis Valbuena out 4 to 6 weeks because of strained hamstring
The Angels’ depth suffered a blow Thursday, when an MRI exam revealed a significant strain within infielder Luis Valbuena’s right hamstring. He’ll require four to six weeks of rest before returning to game action, the team announced. The Angels said the strain was diagnosed between grades 1 and...
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Top 10 prospects to watch in the White Sox system
Chris Getz has spent his first White Sox spring training as director of player development working on his relationships. Developing players is about trust, he said, so his first order of business has been getting to know the players in the Sox system, as well as learning about the staff in charge...
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As MLB camps open, the 10 players changing teams that matter most
New faces in new places this spring.         
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Yanks’ Chris Carter eager to go after long winter waiting on job
TAMPA — Chris Carter admitted the waiting was the hardest part. “Definitely started to get antsy after Feb. 1 and not sure of what is going on,’’ said Carter, who agreed to a one-year deal for $3.5 million with the Yankees last week and reported to spring training Saturday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. “It...
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Cleveland Indians at spring training in Goodyear, Arizona practicing in cooler temperatures than here in Cleveland
Cleveland Indians' are actually seeing cooler temperatures today in Goodyear, Arizona than here in Cleveland. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Indians are in Goodyear, Arizona for spring training. Usually, this means escaping Northeast Ohio's harsh winter weather. However today, the tables have turned as it is record-warm here in Cleveland; we managed to reach 69 degrees, beating the previous record by a whopping 7 degrees. Cleveland breaks high temperature record of 62 degrees previously set in 1981 In Goodyear, Arizona? It's 59 degrees and rainy. If only the Indians could've practiced at Progressive Field today! For the rest of the week, Goodyear's weather is definitely going to be more enjoyable than here in Cleveland. The Indians will continue to practice in the rain and 60-degree weather Sunday, but starting Monday the sun and temperatures in the 70s are back. Cleveland's temperatures will drop much closer to normal starting Monday, with highs ranging from the upper 40s to lower 60s through Friday. Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
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Cubs' Jason Heyward unaware of popularity of World Series speech
Jason Heyward's speech during the Game 7, 10th-inning rain delay was so popular that Lego included it as part of its version of the 2016 World Series. But the Cubs' right field was unaware of the Lego version as well as the popularity of his speech. “Surprised?" Heyward said Saturday morning. "I...
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Bobblecon attracts dozens of bobblehead enthusiasts for swap and sell show (video, photos)
A bobblecon Saturday, Feb. 18, in Akron attracted dozens of bobblehead enthusiasts. Watch video AKRON, Ohio - A bobblecon in Akron attracted about 60 people to swap, sell and buy the nodding collectibles, with hundreds of the smiling and shaking figures sharing table space Saturday afternoon. As expected, Cleveland athletes dominated, from current (Tyler Naquin, LeBron James, Carlos Santana) and former (C.C. Sabathia in a disco pose, Brad Daugherty of the Cavs, Hall of Famer Bob Feller). Others stood their ground, from UFC fighter Holly Holm in action to a miniature NASCAR racer Jeff Kenseth. Anyone in the sports arena is fair game for their image to be captured in a bobblehead. Mascots rooted, announcers remained silent, characters stared (remember Jobu from "Major League?"). Even Indians manager Terry Francona is caught zipping along in his scooter. The hobby is fueled by team giveaways and the secondary market, which includes shows, flea markets and online vendors. More info Pedro Avalos of Akron is the man behind the national group Bobblehead Addicts. He organized Saturday's show at the Ancient Order of Hibernians hall. Email him for details on future shows. He's also on Twitter. Avalos works with the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, which is receiving its largest donation of bobbleheads from collector Bob Manak of Cleveland.
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Cincinnati Reds sign OF Ryan Raburn
Alex ButlerFeb. 18 (UPI) -- Right-handed outfielder Ryan Raburn hit just .220 last season, but the 35-year-old still earned an invitation to spring training.
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Local chefs create 15 delicious appetizers for Cleveland's Finest Hors D'oeuvre contest (video)
Fifteen local chefs competed to create the finest appetizer at this event, which was held at Progressive Field's Terrace Club. The event was a fundraiser for Our Lady of the Wayside. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - About 800 people turned out for Cleveland's Finest Hors D'oeuvre contest, an event that showcases creative appetizers by local chefs and benefits Our Lady of the Wayside. Each chef/restaurant could prepare one hors d'oeuvre dish and guests voted for their favorites while sampling wine or craft beer and listening to live music. Corleone's Ristorante & Bar won first place for their scallops drizzled in a mango sauce. They were delicious. Watch the video above to check out all the delicious food. Tickets cost $80 and the event was a fundraiser for Our Lady of the Wayside. This was the 23rd hors d'oeuvre contest and fundraiser for the organization that provides support services for more than 750 people with developmental disabilities. The event went from 6-9 p.m. at Progressive Field's Terrace Club. Read more about Cleveland's Finest Hors D'oeuvre contest here. Watch the Facebook Live below for an interview with the CEO of Our Lady of the Wayside.
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Max Scherzer dealing in pain
National League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer is dealing with pain from a broken knuckle on his pitching hand that arose late last year, and Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker says the team is making plans in case his ace isn’t ready for Opening Day.
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Michael Kopech tries to pace himself during 1st White Sox spring training
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Michael Kopech threw his first bullpen session of spring training Wednesday with pitching coach Don Cooper standing nearby, chirping comments and instructions.White Sox executives and coaches also were scattered around to watch the line of pitchers throw, though undoubtedly many...
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White Sox starter James Shields believes he has nothing to prove despite woeful 2016
James Shields reiterated Thursday that he never gave himself the nickname "Big Game James," which of course originated with NBA Hall of Famer James Worthy. The nickname was thrown in Shields' face last year after he arrived from the San Diego Padres with a big contract and was touted as the missing...
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Indians still reliving World Series nightmare, but ready to pen a new ending
Still, 2017 offers promise: "If we win it this year, I can’t think of a better story.’’         
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Craig Kimbrel’s command key for return to elite status
FORT MYERS — Shortly after Craig Kimbrel finished his first bullpen session of spring training, the Red Sox closer was cooling off in the locker room when he smiled and said, “It felt like the first bullpen of spring training.“It’ll take until the end of spring, and then I should be ready to go.”An observer noticed Kimbrel wasn’t throwing with his signature pre-delivery stance in which he bends at the waist with his powerful right arm dangling in front of his body.
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Buckley: Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale’s passion for winning will fit right in with team’s rabid fans
FORT MYERS — Chris Sale could not have been nicer as he sat before the cameras yesterday for his first round of “Meet the Press” as a member of the Red Sox.He ladled out the requisite niceties about being part of such a great organization, that he’s always admired this or that member of the Red Sox, that pitching at Fenway Park is a real treat, etc., but he went way, way, way beyond that.He was anecdotal. He was interesting. He was . . . funny.
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David Robertson wants to let trade talk play out without his participation
David Robertson has plenty on his mind this spring. The White Sox closer is coming back from offseason knee surgery and must balance preparing for the season with pitching for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic. He figures he's not going to add trade rumors to his list of concerns — yet. Robertson's...
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Cleveland Indians bring back Grady Sizemore
Alex ButlerFeb. 14 (UPI) -- He never officially retired, but Grady Sizemore won't be playing in 2017 when he returns to the Cleveland Indians.
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First workouts underway for MLB pitchers and catchers
LAKELAND, Fla. — Winter is over — in baseball, at least.Fifteen major league teams have their first scheduled workouts for pitchers and catchers Tuesday in Florida and Arizona, including the Justin Verlander-led Tigers , the American League champion Indians and a Boston franchise heading into its first season after David Ortiz's retirement.
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Beer calendar: Flip Side-Lucky Owl collaboration ale out, plus tastings at Rozi's, Heinen's, more
Flip Side is releasing an exclusive Pale Ale from Lucky Owl Brewing, plus there's a ton of casual tastings scheduled throughout Northeast Ohio. CLEVELAND, Ohio - We've got news about a collaboration ale at Flip Side, plus Heinen's tastings and a lot more in our weekly beer calendar. Deadline to submit events is Thursday; email [email protected]: FEBRUARY February: All locations of The Rail will celebrate FeBREWary. The monthlong event will feature draft beers not available anywhere else in Ohio. Featured breweries include Wolf's Ridge Brewing in Columbus, Warped Wing Brewing in Dayton and Zaftig Brewing in Worthington. It's the second annual year the restaurant is holding FeBREWary. Rail locations: 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn; 400 Great Northern Mall, North Olmsted; 4347 Belden Village Mall, Canton; and 17885 SouthPark Center, Strongsville. Monday, Feb. 13: Flip Side is releasing a collaboration Pale Ale from Lucky Owl Brewing from Chagrin Falls. It will be exclusive to its Northeast Ohio locations: 49 Village Way, Hudson; 44 N. Main St., Chagrin Falls; 19071 Old River Road, Rocky River and 1060 W. 10th St., Cleveland (Flats). Wednesday-Saturday, Feb. 15-18: Flip Side will have a glass giveaway event with Four String Brewing Co. of Columbus. It's at 19071 Old River Road, Rocky River. Friday, Feb. 17: Heinen's will hold a Zest Fest-Beer Tasting 5-8 p.m. Taste 20 citrus-inspired beers along with citrus fruits. Cost is $15. It's at 900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Friday, Feb. 17: Heinen's will feature beers from Fat Head's and Dogfish Head breweries 6:30-8 p.m. Ten beers - five from each - will highlight core brews and special releases. Specialty cheeses and artisan breads will be served. Cost is $10. Reservations requested. Call 216-382-4144. It's at 2180 S. Green Road, University Heights. Friday, Feb. 17: Heinen's will hold a Citrus Beer Bash 6-8 p.m. It's a tasting of 10 citrus-inspired beers. Cost is $10. Registration is requested. Call 440-238-9491. It's at 18300 Royalton Road, Strongsville. Saturday, Feb. 18: The Winking Lizard will feature a Barrel Aged Beer Fest. Two sessions - 1-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. - will be at 25200 Miles Road, Bedford Heights. Cost is $45 ($40 for 2017 Beer Tourists). Cost includes a dozen samples and appetizer/sandwich buffet. Saturday, Feb. 18: West Point Market, which now has a full bar with craft taps and wine, is having a wine and beer tasting 7-9 p.m. Sample 16 wines all rated minimum 90 points and cost less than $20, plus four craft beers. Cost: $40 (advance), $45 (at the door). Includes food, apps and dessert. Space is limited. West Point is at 33 Shiawassee Ave., just off Ohio 18 (West Market Street), Akron. Saturday, Feb. 18: Heinen's will hold the first of the two-day Taste the Sun Weekend 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Platform Brewing's Ugli IPA will be released. Face painting will be available for kids. It's at 19 Clinton St., Hudson. Sunday, Feb. 19: Heinen's will hold the second of the two-day Taste the Sun Weekend 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Platform Brewing's Ugli IPA will be released. Face painting will be available for kids. It's at 19 Clinton St., Hudson. Wednesday, Feb. 22: The Rail will hold Beer Exploration Society at 7 p.m. featuring Goldhorn Brewery of Cleveland. Cost is $12. It's at 400 Great Northern Mall, North Olmsted. Call to reserve a spot, 440-979-1979. Thursday, Feb. 23: The Rail will hold Beer Exploration Society at 6 p.m. featuring Fat Head's Brewery. Cost is $12. It's at 17885 SouthPark Center, Strongsville. Call to reserve a spot, 440-783-1275. Friday, Feb. 24: Rozi's Wine House is having a wine and beer tasting 6-8 p.m. featuring Kunde Winery, Sebastiani's The Crusher Wines and Short's Brewing Co. of Michigan. Cost is $25. Rozi's is at 14900 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. MARCH Sunday, March 5: Fat Head's will hold an introduction to Hop Art, beer-inspired art classes, 2-5 p.m. Cost is $40. Fat Head's is at 18741 Sheldon Road, Middleburg Heights. For tickets, click here. To check out the work, click here. Friday, March 10: Akron Art Museum's 10th Akron Art & Ale is 6-9 p.m. The fest is held in the atrium of the museum, One South High St., downtown Akron. Tickets are $50 ($35 for museum members, $25 for designated drivers). Fest includes food and people's-choice voting. Here's more on the fest. Friday, March 10: Heinen's will hold a spring beer tasting of 10 bottles and or cans and six drafts. It's 6:30-8 p.m. Sip seasonal brews will be complimented by corned-beef sandwiches, barbecue pig wings, artisan cheeses and crackers. Cost is $15. Registration is requested. Call 440-238-9491. It's at 18300 Royalton Road, Strongsville. Friday, March 17: Heinen's will feature Irish Offerings 6-8 p.m. Five beers and cheeses from Ireland will be available. Cost is $10. It's at 900 Euclid Ave., downtown Cleveland. Friday, March 31: Heinen's will hold an Ohio IPA Fest 6-8 p.m. with 10 India Pale Ales from Ohio breweries. Cost is $15. It's at 900 Euclid Ave., downtown Cleveland. APRIL Monday, April 10: To celebrate the upcoming Indians home opener and season, Brick and Barrel will host a beer and baseball night at 6 p.m. Local historian and author Scott Longert, who has written several books on Cleveland Indians history, will speak, answer questions and sign books. Free admission. Event precedes trivia at 7:30 p.m. Brick and Barrel is at 1844 Columbus Road, Cleveland. Cleveland's home opener is Tuesday, April 11, vs. the Chicago White Sox. MAY Friday-Sunday, May 26-29: A Memorial Day weekend Grand Brewery Tour is scheduled. Cost is $750. The tour goes from Canton through Columbus and Cincinnati down to Asheville, North Carolina. It includes motor-coach travel, breakfasts, three nights at Four Points by Sheraton Asheville Downtown, two lunches, t-shirt, two growlers, beer on the bus and guided tours. Booking-date deadline is Friday, March 31. Email [email protected] JUNE Sunday, June 4: The Lake Erie chapter of the Brewery Collectibles Club of America will hold a summer show and barbecue at the German Central Foundation, 7863 York Road, Parma. It's 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The free show is for all things beer-related - cans, bottlecaps, signs, posters, trays and historical items. People can buy sell, swap and display items. Call to reserve a table, 440-334-7561. AUGUST Saturday, Aug. 26: The Brewery Collectibles Club of America will hold its annual 'can-vention' in Cleveland. Collectors buy, sell and show breweriana - cans, signs, bottle caps, trays, openers, photos - any and all things beer-related. The show will be at Huntington Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Ave. E., Cleveland. The multi-day event culminates with a public-invited show Saturday. For details, click here.
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Five Detroit Tigers prospects to watch this season
George Sipple looks at five prospects worth watching this spring who probably won’t make the Opening Day roster        
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