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  • After nearly giving up, Moss rejuvenated career

    Nine days. That is all Brandon Moss had to get through before he could opt out of his contract with the A's and pursue an opportunity playing baseball in Japan. He was mentally ready to head overseas and his family was prepared to make the dramatic move with him.

  • Zimmer gets taste of life in big league dugout

    Bradley Zimmer admitted to coming down with some rookie jitters when he arrived at Goodyear Ballpark on Thursday. Once the highly-touted Indians prospect was on the field, things slowed down and felt more natural for the outfielder.

  • Gomes' first spring hit clears left-field wall

    Yan Gomes enjoyed a breakout season last year, working through his first full season as the Indians' starting catcher and earning a Silver Slugger Award for his showing at the plate. In a 9-3 Cactus League victory over the Reds, Gomes picked up right where he left off.

  • Former pitcher Moncrief developing into promising hitter

    Indians outfield prospect Carlos Moncrief went 4-for-4 in Wednesday's Cactus League win over the Reds. Moncrief added a homer, double and three runs in a "B" game against Cincinnati on Thursday.

  • Floyd's first start with Tribe pushed back few days

    The Indians are closely monitoring Gavin Floyd this spring as he makes his comeback from a fractured right elbow.

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  • Cueto makes debut, Badenhop hit hard as Indians win 9-3 (The Associated Press)

    Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto made his spring debut and allowed one hit and struck out two in two scoreless innings on Thursday. Badenhop allowed Jose Ramirez's two-run single and Yan Gomez's two-run homer during Cleveland's five-run fifth inning. The Reds signed Badenhop to a one-year, $2.5 million deal last month, trying to improve one of the NL's worst bullpens. ''I wanted to keep the ball down, and that's what I did.'' Cleveland's Trevor Bauer allowed a run and three hits over three innings, his first of the spring.

  • Motor mishap: Indians manager Francona's scooter wrecked (The Associated Press)

    The Indians have their first major injury of the spring - manager Terry Francona's red scooter is on the disabled list. Francona said Thursday that the scooter he rides around during training camp and to and from Progressive Field in downtown Cleveland during the regular season was wrecked recently by a team employee during a promotional video shoot. ''It's in the shop,'' he said, ''as is the kid.'' Francona didn't reveal the exact nature of the scooter's problems, but indicated it could be some time before the motorized bike is back on the streets. The motorized mishap may have remained a secret before Francona mentioned to reporters that he needed a ride to one of the back fields at the Indians' training complex to watch a ''B'' game.

  • Darvish leaves Rangers' 5-4 loss to Royals after 1 inning (The Associated Press)

    Yu Darvish first felt the tightness in his triceps in the bullpen, when the Rangers ace was warming up for his spring training debut. So, Darvish wound up leaving Thursday's game against Kansas City for precautionary reasons after only one inning, long before the Royals rallied in the ninth for a 5-4 victory. ''We don't want to risk anything at this point,'' Texas manager Jeff Banister said.

  • LEADING OFF: Lee, Darvish take the mound for spring debuts (The Associated Press)

    A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona today: --- STARTER SPOTLIGHT Cliff Lee, who made his final start of 2014 on July 31 because of a strained left elbow, starts for Philadelphia against Houston in Kissimmee, Florida. Lee, the 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner with Cleveland, was sidelined from May 18 until July 21 because of a left flexor pronator strain, and cut short his third start back in the third inning. ... Texas' Yu Darvish makes his spring debut after last season ended prematurely for him due to elbow inflammation. WELCOME BACK Left-hander Barry Zito takes the mound against professional hitters for the first time since 2013 when the A's play the Cubs in Mesa, Arizona.

  • Indians' prospect Lindor shines in 4-2 win over Reds (The Associated Press)

    Francisco Lindor's time is coming. The top prospect in Cleveland's organization, Lindor got two hits and showed off his glove Wednesday as the Indians beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 in a Cactus League exhibition. The 21-year-old Lindor rose to Triple-A last year and the smooth shortstop will likely begin the season in the minors. Lindor singled twice, made a leaping catch to take away a hit and turned a slow roller in the infield grass into an easy out.