Found April 09, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have placed catcher Lou Marson on the 15-day disabled list with a neck strain sustained in a home-plate collision. Marson was bowled over Saturday night at Tampa Bay by Desmond Jennings. Marson did not suffer a concussion, and manager Terry Francona said the backup was making progress. However, the team placed Marson on the DL for the first time in his career before Tuesday's game against the New York Yankees. The Indians recalled catcher Yan Gomes from Triple-A Columbus and selected the contract of catcher Omir Santos from the Clippers. The Indians are thin behind the plate after starter Carlos Santana bruised his left thumb in the ninth inning of Monday's home opener. X-rays were negative and Santana is day to day. The moves delay the expected activation of designated hitter Jason Giambi.

Francona got lost on way to ballpark

It looks like the new Indians skipper is still getting used to his surroundings in Cleveland. 

Francona gets lost three times on way to Progressive Field

CLEVELAND -- Terry Francona candidly admits he is directionally challenged. He proved that before the Cleveland Indians home opener on Monday. Francona lives two blocks from Progressive Field and walks to games. He had his first experience on the streets of Cleveland when he headed to the game at about 8:15 a.m. I got lost three times, Francona said. Franconas walk involves two...

Terry Francona got lost walking to the Indians home opener

Terry Francona took a season off from managing last year before being hired by the Cleveland Indians this past offseason. Prior to that, he spent eight seasons as the manager of the Boston Red Sox. During that time, Francona likely became very familiar with the path he had to take in order to report for work at Fenway Park. Joining a new team takes some adjusting. Francona was reminded...

Terry Francona Gets Lost Walking to Progressive Field for Home Opener, Has to Get Picked Up in Golf Cart

CLEVELAND — New Indians manager Terry Francona said he got lost making a two-block walk to Progressive Field for the home opener. Francona, who is living in downtown Cleveland during the season, was thankful there were people on the streets Monday morning “because I got lost three times.” Francona joked that he doesn’t have a good sense of direction and was glad someone finally...

Terry Francona gets lost walking to Progressive Field for Indians home opener

As someone who used to live in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, I'm still trying to figure out how Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona got lost walking the streets. Francona was attempting to walk from his nearby apartment to Progressive Field for the Indians home opener against the Tampa Bay Rays. Sadly for Terry, he got a little turned around while trying to get to the...

Terry Francona got lost on his way to home stadium

Terry Francona must have felt as if he was in a maze Monday morning.Why? Well, the first-year skipper of the Cleveland Indians reportedly got lost on his way to work.Francona, who lives about two blocks away from Progressive Field, attempted to walk to the stadium this morning ahead of Cleveland's home opener against the New York Yankees beginning at 4:05 p.m.Unfortunately, he...

Cleveland Indians Hold Breath As Carlos Santana Leaves Game

The Cleveland Indians lost 11-6 to the New York Yankees Monday afternoon, but it wasn’t the scoreboard that the team was paying attention to in the ninth inning. Nor was it the biggest loss of the day. Young, rising-star Carlos Santana was hit by a pitch on his catching hand from Chris Perez when he got crossed up in the ninth inning. Fans of the Indians as well as all fantasy...

Carlos Santana injures thumb in Cleveland Indians loss

The Cleveland Indians rebuilt in the offseason, bringing in Michael Bourn, Nick Swisher, and Mark Reynolds to revamp their perpetually sputtering offense.  But most certainly figuring into their plans was Carlos Santana, the power hitting C/1B whose full potential has yet to be reached by most counts.  Santana obliged the hopeful Tribe fans with a red hot start, starting 13/26...

While We’re Waiting… Francona, Thompson and Bauer. (Oh my.)

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Oh boy. Maybe it was destiny. “Terry Francona candidly admits he is directionally challenged. He proved that before the Cleveland Indians home opener Monday. Francona lives...

Francona hoping Carrasco avoids suspension

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians manager Terry Francona hopes Carlos Carrasco can duck another suspension. Carrasco, who just finished serving a five-game suspension for throwing at a player in 2011, is facing further discipline after he was ejected in the fourth inning Tuesday for hitting New York's Kevin Youkilis in the left shoulder -- one pitch after giving up a two-run homer to...

Tribe Weekend Recap: Baseball Is a Strange Game

We’ve waited a long time for the much anticipated 2013 Cleveland Indians season to begin. The complete makeover of the team, a culture change if you will, has been universally lauded across our fair city. It starts with manager Terry Francona. I think it was a good thing that the Indians started on a tough six-game road trip to AL East beasts Toronto and Tampa Bay. Because of...

After 820 Games, Sellout Streak Ends for Red Sox at Fenway Park

Contrary to popular belief, not everyone likes to have their predictions come true. That’s certainly the case here. While each year writers look to predict the final outcome of MLB’s regular season, I’ve tried to look at attendance trends to see what may occur during the season. The Red Sox were one of those cases. After missing the playoffs in the last day of the 2010 season...

Lou Marson to DL; Indians call up catchers Yan Gomes and Omir Santos

The Indians today announced that catcher Lou Marson was placed on the 15 day DL with a cervical neck strain. He has been suffering since his collision at home plate against the Rays on Saturday. The Indians recalled C YAN GOMES from AAA Columbus and selected the contract of CA OMIR SANTOS from AAA Columbus and added him to the Major League roster. The double move was necessary because...

Opening Day Optimism

It is finally here. An exciting off season for the first time in a long time put a big circle on this date for months. The Home Opener. Our Indians holiday every year. (And while I realize it isn’t technically opening day, I’m using the phrase. It’s opening day for the city.) Every year at this time we have hope for our beloved Indians. Hope that the season won’t be over...
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