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The Cleveland Indians were without veteran infielder/outfielder Nick Swisher last night. The 32-year old is battling a sore shoulder and was held out of last night's lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies. Swisher's injury is not considered serious, but the team does not want to chance it getting worse. According to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com, Swisher may miss today's game as well.
Indians 1B/RF Nick Swisher out of the lineup with a sore left shoulder. Francona said Swish might be held out Wednesday, too.
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) April 30, 2013
Swisher signed with the Indians this offseason after he was rumored to be linked to numerous teams. The Indians are hoping Swisher's leadership, personality, and on-field talents will help them turn that team around. So far, Cleveland has not performed as well as many have thought they would, but there's plenty of time for the team to turn things around.
Swisher is hitting .265/.386/.410 with 2 home runs this season. He is no longer playing at All-Star caliber levels at this point in his career, but he can still be a solid contributor. In most cases, Swisher would be a solid corner outfielder, but the Indians have moved him primarily back to first base. With his lack of consistent power, that may not be the best position for him, but the Indians are making due with what they have.
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In a move that was expected, the Cleveland Indians today announced that right-handed pitcher Trevor Bauer has been optioned to Triple-A Columbus. No corresponding roster move has been announced to replace him on the 25-man roster, but with an off day on Thursday, one is expected to be announced on Friday.
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Your browser does not support iframes.Home plate umpire Paul Emmel tried to ring up Cleveland Indians hitter Lonne Chisenhall on two strikes Monday night.The dubious moment came in the top of the fifth inning when Kansas City Royals hurler Luke Hochevar delivered a 3-1 strike right down the heart of the plate. This is when Emmel apparently loses track of the actual count and proceeds...
The Cleveland Indians have optioned right handed pitcher Trevor Bauer to Triple-A Columbus after having walked six batters in his spot-start. The demotion shouldn’t last too long as he is definitely in the Indians long-term plans.
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The Cleveland Indians have recalled starting pitcher Trevor Bauer so he could get the spot-start Wednesday. To make room for him on the active roster, the Indians sent down pitcher Nick Hagadone.
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Just what the doctor ordered.
The Indians continued their hot play on Tuesday as they routed the Philadelphia Phillies in a slugfest, 14-2. Tribe bats exploded for 14 runs on 16 hits to win their third consecutive game.
Offensively, Cleveland greeted Interleague play and Phillies starter Roy Halladay with a knockout, belting a Progressive Field record seven home runs in the contest...
Kansas City, MO — Ubaldo Jimenez pitched seven plus innings of shutout baseball and right fielder Ryan Raburn went 4-for-4 with two home runs, as the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0.
With the win, the Tribe finished their road trip with a 5-4 record before returning to Cleveland on Tuesday.
Jimenez (1-2, 7.13) recorded his first win since August 9, 2012...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) From the moment that Ubaldo Jimenez started to warm up in the bullpen, and noticed the run on his fastball, he had a pretty good idea that this night would be unlike any other this season.
Any other in quite a while, for that matter.
The Indians' right-hander baffled the Kansas City Royals while pitching into the eighth inning, Ryan Raburn belted two home...
CLEVELAND (AP) --Ryan Raburn homered twice for the second straight game and the Cleveland Indians hit seven home runs in all, routing the Philadelphia Phillies 14-2 Tuesday night.
The Indians set a major league high this season for homers in a game. Cleveland has won three in a row, outscoring opponents 33-5 in that span.
Philadelphia had won three in a row before Roy Halladay (2...
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PAWTUCKET, RI – The Columbus Clippers lack of offense led them to their second loss of the series with the Pawtucket Rex Sox, falling, 5-1.
The Clippers went 7-for-33 on the game leaving 11 runners on-base and also went 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position—striking out ten times as a team. The bats ultimately were the difference in the game for both clubs.
On the opposing...
As many baseball players and umpires can attest to, games can run a little long and at times, you can lose track of what is going on.
During Monday night's Kansas City Royals/Cleveland Indians game, home plate umpire Paul Emmel in the fifth inning made a notable blunder.
With Cleveland's Lonnie Chisenhall at the plate, Emmel called an emphatic strike three to end the...
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