Coyotes D Luke Schenn and D Jakob Chychrun were scratched. from corse178's blog

CLEVELAND -- A drone dropped into the AL Championship Series before the first pitch was even thrown. Ugg Bailey Button Noir .No, this isnt a pre-Halloween hoax.Indians starter Trevor Bauer cut open his right pinkie while fixing one of the hovering objects he likes to build and fly. Bauer wont start Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Toronto, again diverting the Indians pitching plans for the playoffs.Cleveland manager Terry Francona, who has had to juggle his rotation for weeks because of injuries, managed to keep a sense of humor about the latest -- and by far the strangest -- setback.Its kind of self-explanatory, Francona quipped at the start of his news conference. Probably everybody in here probably at some point or another had a drone-related problem.All kidding aside, the Indians are dealing with yet another pitching issue after they lost starters Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar in the final month of the regular season.Bauer, a quirky right-hander who pitched Game 1 of the ALDS against Boston, needed several stitches to close the cut on top of his right pinkie after he was sliced while repairing a propeller.Josh Tomlin, who was scheduled to pitch Game 3 in Toronto on Monday, will replace Bauer on Saturday. Francona said Dr. Thomas Graham, one of the countrys top hand specialists, told him Bauer should be able to pitch in Game 3 when the best-of-seven series resumes at Rogers Centre.Francona said he was in a shower Friday morning when he received an urgent text from Indians president Chris Antonetti telling him to call. He had no idea why.And you could have given me a lot of guesses, and I wouldnt have probably got this one, Francona said with a smile.This was a new kind of flying in Cleveland, where midges have buzzed the field before in October.Bauers penchant for drones is just one of the unique things about the 25-year-old, whose pregame routines, unorthodox training methods and analytical mind have rubbed some people the wrong way. While hes somewhat different, Francona said he wasnt upset with Bauer for getting hurt.This was not malicious, Francona said. He could have been opening a box in the kitchen. Things happen. I wish it wouldnt have, but like I said, it wasnt done maliciously, it wasnt done by being silly. Just happened.Francona started ace Corey Kluber in Game 1 against Torontos Marco Estrada before turning to Tomlin, who pitched into the sixth inning of his postseason debut last week at Fenway Park as the Indians closed out a three-game sweep of Boston. The 31-year-old is the longest tenured player on Clevelands roster, and Francona wasnt surprised when he didnt bat an eye when told he would be pitching two days earlier than expected.J.T. is probably the easiest guy in the world, Francona said. He handles everything. Hes about as tough mentally as youre going to find. He was excited.Tomlin said his preparation would change, its just that hes taking he mound sooner than he thought.It really doesnt affect me at all, he said. It will be on my fifth day, Ill be on normal rest. When I found out I was going tomorrow, I stuck to the game plan that I was going to do Monday and go out there and compete and win a game.Bauers injury is just another hurdle for the Indians, who have shown remarkable resiliency all season in overcoming injuries to win their first division title since 2007.This isnt the first obstacle weve had to overcome, Tomlin said. So face it head-on. And weve talked about it since day one of spring training. Were never going to back down from a challenge. This is another challenge for us to accept and move forward. The next guy that comes up has to step up and do their part and hopefully its just a little bump in the road and we can continue to be successful.Its somewhat fitting the Indians are turning to Tomlin in a time of need.The right-hander was bumped from the rotation in August, when he went 0-5 with a 11.48 ERA. Its only because of the injuries to Carrasco and Salazar that hes back in the picture, and now hes being counted on as the Indians try to get to their first World Series since 1997.Hes had starts delayed, scratched or moved up before. Never, though, under these circumstances.I dont know much about drones, he said. Botte Ugg Fourrure Renard . Calgary scored on the first shift, and Michael Cammalleri scored twice as the Flames cruised to a 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. Ugg Homme Soldes . Despite dominating possession, Schalke needed an own goal from Nicolas Hoefler for the breakthrough a minute before the interval. The Freiburg midfielder misjudged Jefferson Farfans corner and bundled the ball into his own net. . It was the second consecutive win for the Pacers (2-5), who lost their first five preseason games. Jeff Teague led the Hawks (1-5) with 17 points and eight assists and Al Horford had 12 points and seven rebounds. Mike Scott scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half. LANDOVER, Md. -- Cam Newton threw for 300 yards, Carolinas running game was overwhelmingly effective and an aggressive defense forced three turnovers.It was just like last year for the Panthers. Unfortunately for Carolina, there almost certainly will be no Super Bowl at the end of the season for the defending NFC champions.Though the Panthers did just about everything right Monday night in a 26-15 win over the Washington Redskins, its been a rough encore for a team that went 15-1 before breezing into the Super Bowl.Carolina (6-8) has battled through injuries, free-agent defections and inexperience at key positions. On Monday night, the Panthers showed just how good they can be when performing to their potential.For us, our challenge all year has been playing a complete game, Newton said.Battered, bruised and weary from a seasons worth of hard hits, the agile quarterback showed his frustration when he tossed the ball at Washingtons Trent Murphy on a play in the second quarter. Newton was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct after Murphy roughed him up a bit as he was sliding to the ground.Ive got to be better than that, Newton said.When it came to flinging the ball at his receivers, Newton was better than usual. He went 21 for 37 with two touchdowns and didnt turn the ball over.He was backed by a solid running game led by Jonathan Stewart, who amassed a season-high 132 yards on 25 carries.Throw in a defense that allowed only one touchdown, and youve got the 2015 Panthers.They loaded the box up, backers were shooting the gap, Redskins tackle Trent Williamms said. Ugg Femme Soldes. Thats the same front seven they went to the Super Bowl with. Thats a good group of guys.The Panthers on Monday night looked nothing like the group that started 1-5 and got beat by such scores as 22-10 and 40-7.We had a bit of continuity, coach Ron Rivera said. Weve got an offensive line thats played together for what, four weeks now? Weve got a group of young corners that have played together for five weeks now. We ran the ball very effectively today.Carolina has only a mathematical chance of getting back to the playoffs, but thats not what drives the Panthers as the season draws to end.Asked what the team is playing for, Newton replied with one word: Wins.Were playing for a ton of pride and the guy next to us, defensive end Wes Horton said. Even if we didnt have a playoff scenario, were still going to fight to the end. Our objective is to go undefeated the rest of the season.Rivera insisted upon it.Coach challenged us as man, as players, as professionals, to come out and do our job, Newton said. Thats what we tried to do today, and we did it.Newton arrived fashionably late for his postgame session wearing a pink hat, checkered suit, blue tie and sneakers -- even though Rivera told the team they could travel home in sweat suits.Newton said his attire was a tribute to Craig Sager, an NBA analyst who died recently of cancer.---For more NFL coverage: and Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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