Indians back on the field; Bieber strikes out eight in intra-squad game

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The Cleveland Indians held their first intra-squad game of preseason camp at Progressive Field Thursday evening

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – The Cleveland Indians held their first intra-squad game of preseason camp at Progressive Field Thursday evening.

Opening Day starter Shane Bieber pitched five innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits with eight strikeouts.

Daniel Johnson hit a three-run home run, while fellow prospect Yu Chang also homered.

Carlos Santana finished with a pair of doubles with an RBI. Former Mahoning Valley Scrapper George Valera tallied an RBI single.

The Indians will open the regular season Friday, July 24 against the Royals. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m. at Progressive Field.

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