Morning news and notes for Friday Travis Wood Jersey , November 30, 2018"Happy Friday, everyone!Tribe newsBauer extremely logical about his trade value | MLBComplete with math and everything.Francisco Lindor went over to London and played some cricket | MLBIm just happy to see him wearing a mask to protect his beautiful, beautiful face.Will the Cleveland Indians keep Danny Salazar or turn him loose? | Cleveland.comThere are good arguments to be made both for and against releasing Danny Salazar. I hope they stick with him but I wont be surprised if they dont.Around the leagueThe Mets are in on Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz.Garrett Richards has signed a 2-year deal with the San Diego Padres.Tommy La Stella has been traded to the Los Angeles Angels.Folks in Portland have an idea as to where a new ballpark for an expansion team could go.Our friends over at Minor League Ball will be saying farewell: DENVER (AP) Viewed as a power pitcher, Jon Gray always felt he needed to rely on strikeouts.He altered that thinking. This is Jon Gray: Version 2.0.Gray threw effectively into the seventh inning and Ian Desmond hit a two-run triple in the sixth, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.Jon wasnt as crisp as weve seen him , but yet he pitched into the seventh inning, Rockies manager Bud Black said.All part of his change.He was sent to the minors earlier this season to hone his command and Gray returned a different pitcher. He doesnt rely on his fastball as much as he placed more faith in his breaking pitches.Its more of a controlled aggression than being aggressive, Gray explained. Im not trying to make it nasty and throw it under their bat. Im trying to make a quality pitch thats sharp, thats in the strike zone, but keeping it out of the heart of the plate.Gray (10-7) went 6 1/3 innings and allowed two runs before running out of steam and turning it over to the bullpen. Hes now 3-0 with a 2.59 ERA over seven starts since his recall from Triple-A Albuquerque.I hit the reset button, Gray said.After allowing a run in the first Jose Iglesias Jersey , Gray settled into a groove against a Padres team that was missing infielder Wil Myers after he was a late scratch. Myers sustained a cut on his nose when a grounder hit him in the face while he was fielding during batting practice.Padres manager Andy Green said after the game there was no concussion.He definitely took a hard one off the face. I dont know that he was ever pretty but hes definitely not pretty right now, Green said. Probably down (Thursday) and hope we can get him back in rhythm in L.A.Myers was scheduled to make his eighth start at third base as the Padres experimented with sliding the veteran first baseman across the infield. Instead, Cory Spangenberg moved to third and Jose Pirela played second.Rockies catcher Tony Wolters added an RBI triple and a run-scoring sacrifice fly for the rolling Rockies, who began the day 1 1/2 games behind NL West-leading Arizona.Jacob Nix (1-2) turned in a solid outing in his first career road start. He allowed three runs over five innings.Theres still very much to like and a lot to look forward to, Green said of his right-hander.The Rockies improved to 24-24 against teams with a losing record. In contrast, theyre 45-33 versus those at or above the .500 mark.It shows you why you cant sleep on anybody Denny McLain Jersey , said Carlos Gonzalez, who had an RBI single in the first.TRAINERS ROOMPadres: INF Christian Villanueva has a fractured finger and will be placed on the disabled list, Green said.ROSTER MOVEThe New York Yankees acquired catcher Chris Rabago off waivers from the Rockies and optioned him to Double-A Trenton. The move freed up a spot on the 40-man roster for the Rockies, which could potentially be used to add Matt Holliday. The slugger is currently hitting .346 with Triple-A Albuquerque.GONE TO THE DOGSIt was a ruff night as a parade of pooches made their way around the field before the game as part of a promotion called Bark at the Park.This is the tail end of the dog days of summer, Black joked. This is the back end of the dog days.TROUBLESOME INNINGSpangenberg had an RBI double in the first, which has turned into a problematic inning for the Rockies. The starting pitchers have allowed 110 runs in the opening inning this season.START OF SOMETHINGThe Rockies have now won each of Grays last nine starts. It matches Ubaldo Jimenezs stretch in 2010 for the teams longest win streak during a pitchers starts in franchise history.THIS & THATGray was cruising along , retiring 12 straight, before SS Freddy Galvis lined a solo homer in the seventh. Desmond scored two runs and stole a base.UP NEXTPadres LHP Joey Lucchesi (6-7, 3.79 ERA) makes his fourth career start against Colorado on Thursday. The Rockies counter with LHP Kyle Freeland (11-7, 2.96). Hes 7-2 with a 2.22 ERA in 11 starts at home.