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• Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi (on the 15-day disabled list with a broken rib in his right side) is scheduled to begin a Minor League rehab assignment with Double-A Akron on Friday. The 43-year-old Giambi is eligible for activation on Monday.

• Tribe closer John Axford recently had fans vote online for his entrance music, and the winning song was revealed when he entered the ninth inning of Tuesday's 8-6 win over the Padres. Axford will head to the hill to Rush's "Working Man" this season.

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• Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi (on the 15-day disabled list with a broken rib in his right side) is scheduled to begin a Minor League rehab assignment with Double-A Akron on Friday. The 43-year-old Giambi is eligible for activation on Monday.

• Tribe closer John Axford recently had fans vote online for his entrance music, and the winning song was revealed when he entered the ninth inning of Tuesday's 8-6 win over the Padres. Axford will head to the hill to Rush's "Working Man" this season.

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• Indians pitching prospect Dylan Baker, who was selected in the fifth round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, turned in six perfect innings in a 7-0 win for Class A Advanced Carolina on Tuesday. Baker picked up the win, but Carolina's bullpen yielded two hits over the last three innings.

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian.

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