• Francona said that catcher Yan Gomes "got hit pretty good" on the left elbow by a pitch from A's closer Jim Johnson in the ninth inning on Monday. Gomes was still in the lineup on Tuesday (before the game was postponed) and is expected to be on the field Wednesday.
• Indians fifth starter Carlos Carrasco had his final tuneup outing on Saturday, allowing two runs on five hits with four strikeouts and no walks in a Double-A game in Arizona. Francona said the reports on the outing were good, especially considering the game was an early morning contest.
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