Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

news

MLB News

Smoke signals

MLB.com

• Zach McAllister's (back) rehab start with Class A Lake County on Wednesday night was pushed to Thursday due to rain. The right-hander also is expected make a second Minor League start, as well -- likely for a higher-level team such as Columbus or Double-A Akron.

"I just want to see health, and want to see some of the things he's working on," Francona said. "Throwing the ball downhill, getting back to the things he's done well. He's facing a younger lineup, so stats may not be the important thing. But the way he throws, the way he goes about his business, is what we're looking for."

Full Game Coverage

• Zach McAllister's (back) rehab start with Class A Lake County on Wednesday night was pushed to Thursday due to rain. The right-hander also is expected make a second Minor League start, as well -- likely for a higher-level team such as Columbus or Double-A Akron.

"I just want to see health, and want to see some of the things he's working on," Francona said. "Throwing the ball downhill, getting back to the things he's done well. He's facing a younger lineup, so stats may not be the important thing. But the way he throws, the way he goes about his business, is what we're looking for."

Full Game Coverage

• Three members of the Class A Advanced Carolina Mudcats were named to this year's Carolina League All-Star team. Shortstop Erik Gonzalez, outfielder Anthony Gallas and lefty pitcher Ryan Merritt will all represent the team in Wilmington, Del., on June 17. Gonzalez leads the Mudcats with a .304 batting average through 41 games this season.

Alec Shirkey is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

 

Cleveland Indians