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Sheldon Ocker wins Hall of Fame's Spink Award

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Sheldon Ocker, who covered the Cleveland Indians from 1981-2013 for the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio, has won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing.

The 75-year-old Ocker will be honored during the Hall of Fame's induction weekend July 27-30 in Cooperstown, New York.

He covered the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers for 10 years before switching to baseball. He was president of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in 1985 and chairman of the Cleveland chapter 11 times. Ocker was selected Ohio Sports Writer of the Year in 1997 and 2000 by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Ramírez.318
HR: E. Encarnacion38
RBI: E. Encarnacion107
SB: B. Zimmer18
W: C. Carrasco18
ERA: C. Kluber2.25
Saves: C. Allen30
K: C. Kluber265
AL Central
TeamWLPctGB
X-Cleveland 10260.630-
Y-Minnesota 8577.52517
Kansas City 8082.49422
Chi White Sox 6795.41435
Detroit 6498.39538
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .263 (5)
Runs: 818 (6)
Hits: 1449 (9)
Home Runs: 212 (15)
Stolen Bases: 88 (15)
OBP: .339 (2)
SLG: .449 (2)
Total Bases: 2476 (4)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.30 (1)
Runs Allowed: 564 (1)
Saves: 37 (17)
Strikeouts: 1614 (1)
OpBA: .236 (3)
OBP: .294 (2)
SLG: .380 (1)
Run Support: 5.11 (4)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/12 A. Ogando Signed to a Minor League Contract
12/5 D. Otero Signed ( 2018-2019; Opt 2020)(two-year contract, avoids arbitration)
12/2 M. Martínez Signed to a Minor League Contract
12/1 A. Almonte Signed ( 2018)(avoids arbitration)
11/30 E. Marshall Signed to a Minor League Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
9/16 B. Guyer Wrist (day-to-day)
9/16 J. Ramírez Hamstring (day-to-day)
9/2 B. Zimmer Undisclosed injury (day-to-day)
8/30 B. Guyer Neck strain (day-to-day)
8/23 J. Kipnis off 10-day DL
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