Maybe Too Young, But He’s Not Too Old: The Benefit of Veteran Jason Giambi

This week marked a moment that Tribe fans have been waiting for since the season started – the return of Jason Giambi. The veteran ball player has been out and rehabbing this season since he broke a rib after being ... Read More
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4/21 Recap: Royals 3 – Indians 4

Roster Update: Jason Giambi was brought back from the DL tonight after missing most of the first month with broken ribs after being hit by a pitch during Spring Training. Blake Wood has been sent back to Columbus to make room on the 25 man roster, giving the Indians a more conventional seven man bullpen. Player of the Game Jason Kipnis lead the offense and was responsible for three...
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Giambi starts at DH in first game back, Chisenhall batting cleanup

CLEVELAND --€“ In his first night back after being activated off the disabled list, Jason Giambi is in the starting lineup as the Indians open a four-game series against Kansas City. Giambi will bat seventh tonight, which is his usual spot in the order. Of the 54 games he started last year, Giambi batted seventh 34 times. "If I'm gong to come off the DL, that's the...
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Jason Giambi is back on the Indians’ roster at age 43

Jason Giambi began the season on the disabled list with a broken rib, but the 43-year-old designated hitter is back on the Indians’ active roster now. Giambi got a lot of credit for being a positive influence in Cleveland’s clubhouse last season and previously he’s been talked about as someone who could immediately go into coaching, but it’s unclear if he’s still a decent...
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Indians activate Jason Giambi, send Blake Wood to AAA

The Indians started the season with two players on the disabled list that were mainstays of the 2013 Wild Card team; center fielder Michael Bourn and DH Jason Giambi. Manager Terry Francona and GM Chris Antonetti decided to go with an extra bullpen arm early in the season with Nyjer Morgan keeping Bourn’s spot in center warm. Then again, Francona always loves having extra guys...
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Giambi activated from DL

CLEVELAND -- The Indians have officially activated designated hitter Jason Giambi off the disabled list as they begin a four-game series against Kansas City Monday night. To make room for Giambi, the Tribe optioned pitcher Blake Wood to Columbus. Both Giambi and manager Terry Francona have said since Friday that the move would happen Monday. Giambi suffered a broken rib when he was...
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Indians set to activate Jason Giambi on Monday

The Cleveland Indians lost to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday by the score of 4-0. The shutout was the second straight loss to the Blue Jays to drop the Indians to 7-10, last in the American League Central. There is good news on the injury front, as Jason Giambi is recovered from a fractured rib and set to be activated from the disabled list on Monday. Jordan Bastian, who covers...
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Indians pregame notes: Giambi's return, Swisher struggling and the end of umpire ejections

CLEVELAND -- Terry Francona considered activating Jason Giambi for this weekend's series against Toronto, but the Indians decided that Monday would be better when a four-game series begins against Kansas City. This series features two of the more overworked bullpens in the American League. The Blue Jays lead the league with 56 innings pitched and the Indians are sixth at 50 1...
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Giambi set to return to Indians on Monday

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi will be activated from the disabled list on Monday after recovering from a fractured rib. The 43-year-old recently was at Double-A Akron for a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment. Giambi said he's ready to play, but the Indians will wait until after the weekend, when they open a four-game series against the Kansas...
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Jason Giambi expected back sooner than later

Having suffered a non-displaced rib fracture in spring training, it appears that Tribe designated hitter (and late-season hero) Jason Giambi is now able swing a bat without experiencing any pain. Papa Giambi is looking to start the upcoming 2014 regular season on the disabled list, but it appears that he will be able to take a hack at southpaws before too long. It’ll be tough to...
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