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Join the IBI's Jim Pete and Steve Orbanek for another thrilling edition of CSI: Cleveland Sports Insiders tonight at 9 p.m. The Indians have won four straight games and are now back in first place in the American League Central. Justin Masterson was masterful once again on Sunday, and he now leads the American League with three complete game shutouts. Has he now cemented himself as an ace? The guys discuss tonight. Also, the Cleveland Cavaliers just grabbed some new players Thursday in the 2013 NBA Draft. There are varying opinions on how the team mad eout and tonight catch Jim and Steve's take on the Cavaliers' selections. Is the team better prepared to make the playoffs? Was Anthony Bennett the right pick at No. 1? Hear it for yourself from the guys tonight. All this and more when CSI goes live tonight at 9 p.m.! Call us with your questions at 1-347-202-0338 or email us at

Indians add Martinez to roster, option out Langwell

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Around the Farm: July 1, 2013

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