The Indians may feel differently, but third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall should be on a plane and heading to Detroit to rejoin the team for the start of an important three game series this weekend.
Manager Terry Francona turned down suggestions made over the past few days that Chisenhall should be called up, going so far as to downplay it by saying that they have not really discussed the matter and the team is more focused on the draft this week.
Whether or not Francona is speaking the truth or putting up a smoke screen, the Indians struggles over the past three weeks - where they have lost 12 of 16 and have fallen to 30-29 on the season - make it an opportune time for some changes. No one is expecting wholesale changes, but the team needs a spark and sometimes a few changes to the roster can help get the team going in a more positive direction again.
One such change should be to recall Chisenhall from Triple-A Columbus.
Chisenhall, 24, was demoted back on May 13th and was hitting just...