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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Indians' Francisco Lindor To Appear On Cover Of Latest Version Of "RBI Baseball"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 22 / 18

Get ready for the release of R.B.I. Baseball 18, available in March! https://t.co/Pe8EauE2oq has all the details. #RBIGAME pic.twitter.com/8SxRGDfBLf — R.B.I. Baseball 2018 (@RBIGAME) January 20, 2018 MLBAM has named Indians SS Francisco Lindor as the cover athlete for the u...

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