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  1. Giants look likely to trade for Pablo Sandoval’s replacement

    Dec 16, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    Pablo Sandoval AP

    Some trade candidates include Lonnie Chisenhall of the Indians, Casey McGehee of the Marlins, and Will Middlebrooks of the Red Sox.

  2. Indians interested in Chase Headley

    Nov 25, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

    Chase Headley

    What would happen to Lonnie Chisenhall?

  3. VIDEO: Derek Jeter passes Honus Wagner for sixth on all-time hits list

    Aug 9, 2014, 3:31 PM EST

    Derek Jeter AP

    After tying Honus Wagner for sixth on MLB’s all-time hits list last night, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into sole possession this afternoon with an infield single against Indians right-hander Corey Kluber in the bottom of the sixth inning.

  4. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 5, 2014, 6:38 AM EST

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    Don’t look now, but the Angels are only a game back of the A’s in the AL West. And, thus, a game away from having the best record in baseball.

  5. Where have all the superstar left-handed hitters gone?

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    Robinson Cano

    Last night’s Home Run Derby included just one left-handed hitter (Justin Morneau) among the eight contestants and tonight’s All-Star game will feature only two left-handed hitters (Chase Utley, Robinson Cano) among the 18 starters.

  6. Indians activate Nick Swisher, place Jason Giambi on the disabled list

    Jun 12, 2014, 3:28 PM EST

    Oakland Athletics v Cleveland Indians

    Nick Swisher is back from the disabled list and in the Indians’ lineup for tonight’s game after missing the past two weeks with a hyperextended left knee. To make room on the roster for his return Jason Giambi is headed to the disabled list with left knee inflammation.

  7. Lonnie Chisenhall’s brilliance could spell the end of Jason Giambi’s career

    Jun 10, 2014, 9:46 AM EST

    Jason Giambi

    Lonnie Chisenhall has earned the right to be the Indians’ everyday third baseman. Which will have some ripple effects once Nick Swisher returns.

  8. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 10, 2014, 6:28 AM EST

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    Lonnie Chisenhall went 5 for 5 with 3 home runs and 9 RBI. Mercy.

  9. Lonnie Chisenhall first since 1975 to amass five hits, three home runs and nine RBI in one game

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:31 PM EST

    Lonnie Chisenhall AP

    The phrase “post-hype breakout” gets thrown around a lot these days, but that’s exactly what we’re seeing right now with the Indians’ Lonnie Chisenhall.

  10. Carlos Santana is the Indians’ starting third baseman

    Mar 25, 2014, 1:50 PM EST

    Carlos Santana Indians

    For most of spring training reports from Indians camp suggested that Carlos Santana was struggling with his attempted transition from catcher to third base, but apparently manager Terry Francona disagreed with those assessments. Francona just told Jordan Bastian of MLB.com that Santana will be the Indians’ primary third base, which means last year’s primary third…

  11. 2014 Preview: Cleveland Indians

    Mar 21, 2014, 12:12 PM EST

    Chris Antonetti, Terry Francona

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Cleveland Indians. The Big Question: Did the Indians lose too much pitching? After four consecutive losing seasons the Indians…

  12. Carlos Santana looks “stiff and uncomfortable” at third base

    Mar 7, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer checks in with an update on Carlos Santana‘s progress trying to transition from catcher to third base and … well, it ain’t going perfectly: Right now, Lonnie Chisenhall and every other third basemen in camp look better than Santana when it comes to defense. No.1 Santana hasn’t gotten…

  13. Are the Indians really planning to play Carlos Santana at third base?

    Jan 22, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians

    Last week Carlos Santana told Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes that he’s been preparing to play third base regularly this season and expects that to be his primary position following a move from catcher. Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer talked to Indians general manager Chris Antonetti, who was slightly less definitive about the…

  14. Carlos Santana is still getting ready to play third base

    Jan 18, 2014, 10:57 AM EST

    Carlos Santana AP

    There was a healthy dose of skepticism when it was reported in November that Carlos Santana was working out at third base, but it sounds like a position switch could actually happen. In a story (link in Spanish) by Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes, Santana said that he’s “getting ready to play third base, no…

  15. Indians giving Carlos Santana additional resources as he works out at third base

    Dec 20, 2013, 8:10 PM EST

    Carlos Santana Getty

    If their latest action is any indication, the Indians’ decision to have catcher Carlos Santana work out at third base wasn’t just made on a whim. As Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer reports, the Indians have sent infield coach Mike Sarbaugh down to the Dominican Republic to help Santana as he plays in winter…

  16. American League Wild Card Game: Rays-Indians lineups

    Oct 2, 2013, 5:17 PM EST

    Terry Francona, Joe Maddon

    Here are the lineups for tonight’s American League Wild Card Game between the Rays and Indians, in Cleveland: Rays: LF David DeJesus RF Wil Myers 1B James Loney 3B Evan Longoria 2B Ben Zobrist CF Desmond Jennings DH Delmon Young SS Yunel Escobar C Jose Molina SP Alex Cobb Wil Myers only batted second 11…

  17. Indians top Astros to maintain lead as the AL’s second Wild Card

    Sep 21, 2013, 8:52 PM EST

    Houston Astros v Cleveland Indians

    The Indians entered tonight’s action with a half-game lead over the Rangers for the second Wild Card in the American League. The two teams have been trending in opposite directions, with the Rangers having lost nine of their last ten contests, while the Indians have won seven of their last nine. The Tribe sent lefty…

  18. Indians drub White Sox to cut AL Central deficit to five games

    Sep 14, 2013, 10:16 PM EST

    Ubaldo Jimenez AP

    Indians starter Ubaldo Jimenez turned in a solid effort while the offense provided more than enough support to cut their deficit in the AL Central to five games. Meanwhile, the Tigers lost 1-0 to the Royals. The offense put up a five-spot in the fourth on a two-run home run by Asdrubal Cabrera and a…

  19. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 20, 2013, 6:47 AM EST

    Los Angeles Dodgers v Miami Marlins

    Marlins 6, Dodgers 2: Jose Fernandez vs. Yasiel Puig in a potential Rookie of the Year matchup. Advantage: Fernandez, who allowed one earned run (two total) in six innings of work with eight strikeouts. He’s 9-5 with a 2.41 ERA and 156 Ks. The Dodgers dropped their second straight. Which hasn’t happened very often lately.…

  20. Scott Kazmir blanks the Marlins over six as Indians win

    Aug 4, 2013, 6:45 PM EST

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    Indians starter Scott Kazmir held the Marlins scoreless over six frames this afternoon, allowing two hits and two walks while striking out seven. As recently as June 15, his ERA stood at an unsightly 5.89, but after today’s outing, it is now 3.89. The Indians got their two runs on a Lonnie Chisenhall RBI single…

  21. The Cubs wanted the Indians to part with Lonnie Chisenhall for Matt Garza

    Jul 20, 2013, 9:45 PM EST

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    It is well-known that the Indians are looking for starting pitching as the July 31 trade deadline draws closer, but they weren’t willing to part with third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall for Cubs starter Matt Garza, reports Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer. Chisenhall, still just 24 years old, has had an up-and-down year, spending a…

  22. Indians demote starting third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall to minors

    May 13, 2013, 12:16 PM EST

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    “Lonnie Chisenhall seizes third base job with hot spring.” That was the headline in the Cleveland Plain Dealer after Lonnie Chisenhall hit .412 in spring training and manager Terry Francona picked him as the Indians’ starting third baseman. But like so many players who had a “hot spring” this year he struggled when the games…

  23. Indians, Yankees both in on Mark Reynolds, Kevin Youkilis

    Dec 5, 2012, 6:01 PM EST

    Mark Reynolds

    Both the Indians and Yankees have met with the agent for non-tendered infielder Mark Reynolds in Nashville. Those two teams are also known to be interested in Kevin Youkilis, who lost one lessor suitor when his old team, the White Sox, signed Jeff Keppinger today. Youkilis has also been mentioned in connection with the Dodgers…

  24. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 17, 2012, 5:45 AM EST

    Baltimore Orioles v Oakland Athletics

    Orioles 9, Athletics 5: Baltimore salvages one. Which is important for two reasons. Reason 1:  It’s their 82nd win of the year, which means they will finish above .500 for the first time in forever.  More importantly: they really just need to avoid the disaster west coast trip here. If they take care of business…

  25. Tigers suffer setback, blow ninth-inning lead versus Indians

    Sep 16, 2012, 6:51 PM EST

    Lonnie Chisenhall

    The White Sox completed their sweep in Minnesota earlier today, but the Tigers couldn’t match the feat in Cleveland. They gave up a 6-5 lead in the ninth to lose to the Indians 7-6. Carlos Santana tripled in Jason Kipnis to tie the game off Jose Valverde, and Lonnie Chisenhall singled to win it afterwards.…

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