Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EST
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Nov 2, 2014, 8:15 PM EST
Indians shortstop prospect Francisco Lindor will have to prove himself at Triple-A at the start of the 2015 season before the club thinks about promoting him.
Oct 31, 2014, 1:18 PM EST
This season he hit just .247 with a .616 OPS in 113 games and Aviles hasn’t cracked a .700 OPS since 2010.
Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST
Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.
Sep 13, 2014, 2:01 PM EST
Now that’s creativity, folks.
Sep 11, 2014, 12:16 PM EST
Aviles experienced nausea and dizziness following a diving catch in the outfield, but passed MLB’s concussion protocol this morning.
Sep 4, 2014, 5:02 PM EST
The Indians depth takes a hit.
Aug 17, 2014, 12:32 PM EST
Yankees catcher Brian McCann is back in action Sunday after missing eight days with a concussion.
Jul 19, 2014, 11:15 PM EST
If the Indians decide to sell, the Giants would consider Asdrubal Cabrera and Mike Aviles as trade targets.
Jul 3, 2014, 7:23 AM EST
Edwin Encarnacion: “He hanged it, I banged it.” He actually said that.
Jun 13, 2014, 9:17 AM EST
Everyone is uncorking fabulous throws this week.
Jun 10, 2014, 9:46 AM EST
Lonnie Chisenhall has earned the right to be the Indians’ everyday third baseman. Which will have some ripple effects once Nick Swisher returns.
May 28, 2014, 5:10 PM EST
Out since late April with a strained oblique muscle, Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis is off the disabled list and back in the lineup for tonight’s game against the White Sox.
May 25, 2014, 3:45 PM EST
The last-place Indians will get a boost this week. According to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, star second baseman Jason Kipnis is on track to return from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday against the White Sox after playing one final minor league rehab game Monday at Triple-A Columbus.
May 8, 2014, 6:57 AM EST
Miami: kings of the walkoff win.
May 3, 2014, 8:20 PM EST
Michael Bourn’s left hamstring has been a bother dating back to spring training. He had to leave Saturday night’s game early with more discomfort.
Mar 24, 2014, 1:20 PM EST
Indians center fielder Michael Bourn will begin the season on the disabled list with a hamstring injury suffered on March 16, the team announced. Bourn was a big disappointment in the first season of his four-year, $48 million deal, hitting just .263 with a .676 OPS and career-low 23 steals, and then in October he…
Jan 22, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
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…
Oct 2, 2013, 5:17 PM EST
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…
Aug 12, 2013, 5:20 AM EST
Yankees 5, Tigers 4: If I told you that Mariano Rivera blew two saves in a three game series you’d probably assume the Yankees had a bad series. Except in this case they won both of the games Mo blew. Baseball is weird. Miguel Cabrera homered off of him again on Sunday — he’s only…
Jun 28, 2013, 10:00 PM EST
The Indians and White Sox are slated to play two games tonight, but they may have exhausted all their weapons in game one. The two clubs combined for 29 runs over a nine-inning affair, hanging up crooked numbers in seven different innings as the Indians won 19-10. All but two members of the Indians’ starting…
Jun 26, 2013, 3:45 PM EST
Asdrubal Cabrera is back from the disabled list after missing the past three weeks with a quadriceps injury and to make room for him on the roster the Indians designated John McDonald for assignment. Cabrera was off to a solid start before the quadriceps injury, hitting .254 with five homers and a .745 OPS to…
Jun 4, 2013, 3:21 PM EST
Asdrubal Cabrera aggravated his lingering quadriceps injury yesterday and the Indians have placed the shortstop on the disabled list. Mike Aviles will take over as Cleveland’s primary shortstop and 24-year-old Juan Diaz was called up from Triple-A to provide some infield depth, but he was hitting just .211 with a .591 OPS in 52 games…
Jun 3, 2013, 9:25 PM EST
Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports that Asdrubal Cabrera left tonight’s game against the Yankees with a strained right quad. He injured himself while running to first base on a ground out in the fifth inning. No word on the severity of the injury, but the quad has been a nagging issue with Cabrera dating back…
May 13, 2013, 12:16 PM EST
“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…
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