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Chisenhall carving out spot as utility outfielder

When Indians manager Terry Francona filled out his lineup card Tuesday, he had no problem penciling Lonnie Chisenhall in at center field.
7 days ago

Lonnie come lately: Chisenhall adapting to CF

Lonnie Chisenhall understood that there would be an adjustment period as a center fielder. Before he headed out to the position on Thursday, one of his main concerns was line drives directly over his head. Of course, Chisenhall got two of them.
9 days ago

Week in Transactions: What happens when Jason Kipnis and Lonnie Chisenhall return?

In which we look at what will happen to the roster once Jason Kipnis and Lonnie Chisenhall return from the disabled list. There aren’t a lot of new developments to discuss, as most of the moves the Indians made before Monday’s opener were talked about last week. The one move we didn’t know about was the release of Tim Cooney (which made room for Michael Martinez or Yandy Diaz...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lonnie Chisenhall to start season on 10-day DL

Abraham Almonte will begin on the 25-man roster as a result. Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona told reporters this morning the RF Lonnie Chisenhall is slated to begin the season on the 10-day disabled list, and that Abraham Almonte made the roster to begin the season. Chisenhall injured the shoulder after he collided with a wall earlier in Spring Training. When he returns...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians send Chisenhall back to team hotel with illness

Lonnie Chisenhall was sent back to the team hotel by the Cleveland Indians on Sunday after showing up to Game 5 at Wrigley Field with a stomach illness. Chisenhall has a stomach bug and was sent back home so he doesn’t spread the illness to his teammates, and also so he could recover. Lonnie Chisenhall is sick, sent back to the team hotel. Indians hope to have him back around...
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October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Lonnie Chisenhall named ESPN Sweet Spot’s DPOM for August

If you’re surprised by the headline, we wouldn’t blame you. If it seems like just last month that Lonnie Chisenhall was a struggling third baseman who was sent down to Triple-A to work out a few kinks, well—it was. Since being promoted back to the big league team, and completely changing positions, Chisenhall has completely reinvented himself as a player. So much so that...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lonnie Chisenhall reviving career with new role

When Lonnie Chisenhall began the 2015 Major League season as the starting third baseman for the Cleveland Indians, many Tribe fans believed that he only had one chance left with the club. The Indians’ 2008 first-round draft pick (29th overall) made his highly anticipated big league debut with the Tribe on June 27, 2011 , but it had mostly been 3.5 years of disappointment prior...
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

In defense of Lonnie Chisenhall

by Michael Bode Everyone has their own personal biases. I am no exception, and I am absolutely unapologetic for the soft spot in my heart for pre-prime-year players1 who have shown dedication toward improving their craft and have demonstrated some ability, even if they have yet to put it all together. Therefore, not one person should turn their heads nor have their eyes widen when...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chisenhall credits refined approach for extended hot streak

KANSAS CITY -- Two thirds of the way through an interview on Wednesday, Indians hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo said something about Lonnie Chisenhall's season that could have come directly out of Jack Handey's "Deep Thoughts." "You talk about him being hot but maybe he's not hot. He's been consistent the whole year." It is also something that is starting to gain more credence the longer...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cooperstown calling: Baseball HOF requests Chisenhall's bat

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lonnie Chisenhall's phone has pretty much been going nonstop since his three home run, nine RBI game on Monday. There was one call though on Tuesday that he was very happy to take -- from the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The Hall requested Chisenhall's Mizuno bat from Monday's 17-7 win over Texas, where he became the first player to have five hits, three home...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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