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NYJER MORGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tribe releases Nyjer Morgan, recalls Josh Tomlin

Could the Tribe be adding a player via trade or waivers in the near future? Nyjer Morgan, one of the Indians’ early-season feel-good stories was released on Tuesday afternoon amidst a series of moves made by the team’s front office. In addition to activating Morgan from the 60-day disabled list and immediately releasing him, the Indians optioned outfielder Tyler Holt to Columbus...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Woop woop! Nyjer Morgan's animated postgame interview with Hammy

When Nyjer Morgan has a standout performance, you should expect unmatched exuberance afterward. Sunday was no letdown. Morgan went 3-for-4, hitting his first home run of the season in the eighth inning. That was cause for celebration and a postgame radio interview with Tom Hamilton and Jim Rosenhaus full of loud noises and lots of laughs. The "Plushdamentals" of having fun.
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Animated: Watch Nyjer Morgan stumble down the first base line

It was tough to see the Indians blow their game yesterday, but it was a fun one to watch most of the day. The Indians were winning and, of course, Nyjer Morgan’s stumble down the first base line provided plenty of laughs. You gotta love this guy. He falls down, thankfully didn’t get hurt and kind of laughed at himself the entire way back to the dugout. Related articles across...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians recall Morgan to help bench depth

CLEVELAND -- With the possibility of being down to only one bench player, the Indians had to make a roster move before Sunday's game against the White Sox. The Indians recalled outfielder Nyjer Morgan from Columbus and optioned pitcher Nick Hagadone. Morgan will bat leadoff today after Michael Bourn tweaked his left hamstring during the third inning of Saturday's game. It is the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians activate Michael Bourn, send down Nyger Morgan

The Indians today activated OF Michael Bourn from the 15-Day DL and optioned OF Nyjer Morgan to AAA Columbus. The move comes as a bit of a surprise because of Morgan’s success early in the season for the Indians. In nine games, Morgan has a .348 batting average and an OPS of .832. He is third on the team in walks with 7 and tied for the team lead in stolen bases. In the end, it...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

T Plush is back and that's alright with us (Video)

"T Plush" is back ... That didn't take long. We didn't see much of Nyjer Morgan's alter ego "Tony Plush" throughout spring training, as the Indians outfielder purposely kept him somewhat subdued as he fought to make his way on to the Indians Opening Day roster. After a solid spring performance, combined with Michael Bourn's hamstring injury (which landed him on the 15-day disabled...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nyjer Morgan tames alter ego 'Tony Plush', earns Indians roster spot

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- For the first time this spring a wide grin came across Nyjer Morgan's face. All the work put in to get back to the majors has paid off. Morgan came to Indians spring training as a non-roster invitee but many didn't give him much of a shot of making it due to a crowded outfield. With Michael Bourn headed to the disabled list, a solid spring and a different approach...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Morgan Can Still Entertain–But Can He Still Play?

The Cleveland Indians open the 2014 season with new expectations despite many questions. The Indians’ 25-man roster will look different than the group that won 92 games and lost the American League Wild Card game to the Tampa Bay Rays. While the roster may change and the expectations grow, Cleveland will need answer many questions this spring before opening the season in Oakland...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Speedy Nyjer Morgan, Indians agree to minor league deal

Free agent veteran outfielder Nyjer Morgan has agreed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians. Morgan will report to major spring training, the Indians said Thursday. The 33-year-old spent last season with Yokohama of Japan's Central League. He previously played for Pittsburgh, Washington and Milwaukee. The speedy Morgan, a .280 career hitter, has 117 career steals during...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe inks Nyjer Morgan, Tony Plush

The Cleveland Indians have reportedly signed veteran outfielder Nyjer Morgan to a minor league contract. This report is confirmed by ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick. The deal comes with a non-roster invite to training camp. Morgan is one of the more infamous players in recent baseball history, known mostly for his alter ego, Tony Plush, as well as his play within the 2011 and 2012 Major...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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