Morning news and notes for Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021
Cleveland Guardians news
Yes, the Indians knew about the roller derby team. Should they be concerned? | Crain's Cleveland Business
Contrary to what the internet might tell you, the baseball team was well aware that there was a Cleveland Guardians roller derby team. They filed trademark applications before the amateur club, which gives the Indians a major advantage, a trademark attorney told Crain's.
J.C. Mejia, Cleveland Indians spot Toronto eight runs, rally comes up short in 8-6 loss to Blue Jays - cleveland.com
Toronto scored eight runs in the first three innings before Cleveland rallied for six in the final two frames.
Cleveland Indians become Guardians; Indigenous parents cheer
The Indigenous community in Ohio is celebrating the name change of the Cleveland Guardians at the end of the 2021 baseball season.
Shane Bieber not shut down ... yet, and 5 other things about the Cleveland Indians - cleveland.com
Acting manager DeMarlo Hale said the Guardians have not yet had discussions about shutting their ace down for the year.