Bourn and Giambi Close to Returning to Cleveland

The Indians are now almost two weeks into the season, and they are still without leadoff man Michael Bourn, and proven leader and the master of walk-offs Jason Giambi. Both players were hampered by injuries during spring training. Bourn suffered ... Read More
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Sterling debuts ridiculous new home run call

New York Yankees play by play man John Sterling is known for his trademark home run calls that make some kind of ridiculous pun on the player’s name.  Calls like “It’s an A-bomb from A-Rod” for Alex Rodriguez or “Bern baby Bern” for Bernie Williams or calling Jason Giambi the “Giambino.” Rookie infielder Dean Anna hit his first home run for the Yankees yesterday...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Call to the Bullpen 2.2

The season is now in full swing and the Indians have been hot at the plate, but the pitching has been inconsistent, to say the least, to start the year. Also, Michael Bourn and Jason Giambi are moving closer to returning to the big league club, but who will be cut or sent down to make room for them on the roster? Plus, the Tribe has come to an agreement with All-Star second baseman...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Giambi to begin minor league assignment on Friday

Jason Giambi of the Cleveland Indians is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment on Friday. Giambi, 43, will be assigned to Double-A Akron where he expects to spend several games before rejoining the Indians next week. #Indians injury rehab news: Michael Bourn will continue rehab at Double-A Akron tomorrow. Jason Giambi will play for Akron on Friday. — Nick Camino (@NickCaminoWTAM...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians place Jason Giambi on 15-day disabled list

The Cleveland Indians will open up the 2014 regular season on the road in a three game series tomorrow night against the Oakland Athletics. But before they get this show on the road, they’ll make a couple roster moves. They have placed outfielder Michael Bourn on the 15-day disabled list, a move that’s retroactive to March 21st. He was placed on the disabled list with a left...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fractured rib lands Indians' Jason Giambi on the disabled list

Though he may not be the Giambino of yesterday, part-time designated hitter Jason Giambi should have another season in the sun as the resident elder statesman of the Cleveland Indians. Provided of course, he completes a successful rehabilitation program after suffering a fractured rib earlier this spring. #Indians will place Jason Giambi (rib) on big-league DL on Sunday, thus ensuring...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana named starting third baseman, Giambi makes roster

Indians manager Terry Francona announced on Tuesday that Carlos Santana will be the club's regular third baseman to start the season. Lonnie Chisenhall has already made the roster, but he will play in more of a backup role at third base when Santana needs to fill in as the backup catcher or needs a day off. Francona made it clear that it will not be a platoon at third base...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Giambi out 3-4 weeks with broken rib

The Cleveland Indians will be without clubhouse leader Jason Giambi for 3-4 weeks due to a broken rib. Giambi suffered the injury during a spring training game vs. the Cubs on March 7. A pitch from Edwin Jackson snuck under the elbow pad of Giambi and hit him directly in the ribs. Giambi says he’s been hit a “gazillion” times but he immediately knew that this particular pitch...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians pregame notes: KC Royals

Designated hitter Jason Giambi will be out for at least 3-4 weeks. An MRI this week revealed a non-displaced rib fracture on his right side. Giambi was hit by a pitch during the third inning of last Friday's game against the Cubs and has experienced increased discomfort the past week. An X-ray revealed nothing but the MRI did. Many have wondered what this would do for the bench...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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