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In the Indians' 7-6 win at Minnesota Friday night, Roberto Hernandez missed his second consecutive start
due to a sprained right ankle. Indians officials are being very vague about any timetable for the return of
Hernandez, who is wearing a walking boot on his foot. Hernandez has already missed most of the 2012 season, following his arrest for identity theft in his
native Dominican Republic last offseason. He rejoined the Indians in mid-August, made three starts, and
then sprained his ankle. The lack of any specificity by Indians officials on when Hernandez might return this season raises the
question of whether he will return at all. The Indians only have 24 games remaining in the season, and with the expanded September rosters, it's
not like the Indians don't have the manpower to cover the loss of Hernandez for the last three weeks of the
season. Friday night, his replacement in the rotation was Jeanmar Gomez. Gomez wasn't very good Friday nig...
BEST OF MAXIM
There’s been plenty of noise that third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall’s return was imminent, and the Indians announced Sunday morning that they have activated him off the 60-day disabled list. Manny Acta said on Friday that he expected the prospect to join the team on their current road trip. Chisenhall will not be in the lineup on Sunday, however, and Acta indicated he would likely...
Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer reported Friday night that third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall could rejoin the big league Indians when the Aeros wrap up their postseason in the next week (possibly as soon as tonight). Manager Manny Acta said he wouldn’t play every day if brought up:
“We have to make a decision if we’re going to bring him here or continue to play him at Lake County...
The Cleveland Indians activated infielder Lonnie Chisenhall from the 60-day disabled list before Sunday's game at Minnesota.
Chisenhall has missed more than two months after having a bone in his right forearm broken by a pitch from Jake Arrieta in a June 29 game at Baltimore.
Prior to the injury, Chisenhall split time between Cleveland and Class AAA Columbus. He hit .278 with...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Russ Canzler hit his first major league homer and reliever David Huff won his first game this season and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6 on Friday night.
Minnesota built an early 4-0 lead on Indians starter Jeanmar Gomez before Canzler and Huff (1-0) -- who both spent most of the year in Triple-A Columbus before being called up this month ...
While the 2012 MLB Trade Deadline has come and gone, it is never too early to think about what deals could be consummated after this season is over. One name that may not have come up before in trade talks is Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez, but that may have all changed now after Perez decided to speak out about ownership.
Perez was asked about some reasons why...
Russ Canzler hit his first major league homer and reliever David Huff won his first game this season and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 7-6 on Friday night.
Minnesota built an early 4-0 lead on Indians starter Jeanmar Gomez before Canzler and Huff (1-0) - who both spent most of the year in Triple-A Columbus before being called up this month - lifted Cleveland to...
Ubaldo Jimenez was once a terrific young starting pitcher for the Colorado Rockies. He had tremendous raw talent and pitching acumen to boot. If harnessed, he figured to miss bats, keep the ball on the ground and limit walks while remaining on the effectively wild side. He could dial it up to 96 mph — average fastball velocity of 95.8 mph in 2007 — and threw a top-notch, looping...
By JEFF BARTL,
STATS WriterIn a span of five days, the Cleveland Indians have matched their victory total from the previous three-plus weeks combined.Cleveland seeks its fourth victory in five tries as its series continues with the host Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.The Indians went 3-17 from Aug. 12-Sept. 2, but they've won three of the first four on their 11-day, 10-game...
The Indians dropped the second game of their weekend series in Minnesota on Saturday night, falling 3-0 at Target Field. The Tribe lineup managed just four measly hits off a combination of Cole De Vries and three Twins relievers.
S. Choo rf
J. Kipnis dh
A. Cabrera ss...
Player of the Game
Frank Herrmann and Tony Sipp tied for Player of the Game for the first tie in Player of the Game history. Each pitcher threw a perfect inning with a strike out. The top scoring offensive player was Shin-Soo Choo with two singles for a score of 0.43.
The Indians season is one game closer to being over.
The Twins had what ended up...
Player of the Game
It was the Carlos Santana show today as he was a huge contribution to the offense. Santana hit a home run in his first at bat, singled in his second, and doubled in his third. Santana ended the day with a score of 6.31, going 3-5 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.
The Indians offense took a great approach in the first 3 innings facing Minnesota starter...
The week leading up to the start of the NFL regular season has provided Cleveland with a stark juxtaposition in terms of words and reaction. As a handful of our nation’s best orators take to the stage in Charlotte, North Carolina, amidst the pomp and circumstance and Springsteen, those sequestered in Cleveland, Ohio have felt words, albeit more regionalized, reverberate though...