MICHAEL BOURN NEWS

7/7 Recap: Swisher Bombs the Bombers, but Tribe Falls

Roster Update: More news has come out on the Michael Bourn front and it isn’t getting better. Bourn is now expected to miss at least three weeks and with Nyjer Morgan also out for the foreseeable future, the Indians have brought in some help. Chris Dickerson was obtained through trade this morning and added to the 25 man roster prior to game time with George Kottaras being designated...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran outfielder Dickerson gives Francona options to fill in for Bourn

CLEVELAND -- Chris Dickerson had an out in his contract with Pittsburgh on July 15 that he could pursue an offer from another Major League team. As he said on Monday "Christmas came early." The Indians acquired Dickerson on Monday for a player to be named later or cash. Dickerson spent the entire season with the Pirates Triple-A affiliate in Indianapolis, where he was eighth...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Michael Bourn out 3-4 weeks

As reported yesterday, Cleveland Indians centerfielder Michael Bourn was placed on the 15-day DL with a left hamstring injury. Today we get this from Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer,Bourn hamstring strain more serious than thought. Out three to four weeks after MRI reveals umore damage than anticipated.— paul hoynes (@hoynsie) July 7, 2014Bourn began the season on the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bourn out 3-4 weeks with hamstring injury

The Indians have placed center fielder Michael Bourn on the 15-day disabled list due to a "mild to moderate" hamstring strain, which was revealed by an MRI. The club has announced that he's expected to miss three to four weeks. As a corresponding move, the Indians have called up outfilelder Tyler Holt from Triple-A Columbus.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians get Dickerson in trade

The Indians have acquired outfielder Chris Dickerson from the Pirates for a player to be named later or cash. Dickerson, who has also been with the Reds and Orioles, has spent the entire season with the Pirates Triple-A affiliate in Indianapolis and is eighth in the International League with a .309 batting average. He is third in on-base percentage .407 and fifth in OPS (.886). To...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians acquire outfielder Chris Dickerson from Pirates

The Indians added necessary outfield depth this afternoon in trading for outfielder Chris Dickerson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for future considerations. The Indians will either give up cash or a player-to-be-named-later. Dickerson, 32, has 314 games of major league experience with a healthy .262/.339/.406 batting line. He has played for four different MLB teams, the Reds, Brewers...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gritty Holt Earns Big League Promotion

Tyler Holt is headed to the big leagues. The Cleveland Indians announced Sunday that the 25-year-old outfielder has been called up from the Columbus Clippers to replace outfielder Michael Bourn, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. The well-deserved promotion is a dream come true for Holt, who hit .300 with two home runs, 26 runs batted in, and...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Happenings: Bourn's chronic hamstring issues a concern

Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook… Bourn injured…again The Indians have lost outfielder Michael Bourn to another hamstring injury. He and the Indians say it is not serious and is just sore, but the Indians still placed him on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday to let him rest it and also had an MRI on the hamstring. The results of the MRI are not known...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Michael Bourn hits DL

The Cleveland Indians have placed center fielder Michael Bourn on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring injury, reports August Fagerstorm of The Akron Beacon Journal. #Indians will place Michael Bourn on the 15-day DL. Tyler Holt has been called up from Triple-A to take his spot on the roster.— August Fagerstrom (@AugustF_ABJ) July 6, 2014#182956344 / gettyimages.comBourn...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

7/6 Recap: Kluber Adds to All-Star Bid by Beating Royals

Roster Update: Michael Bourn’s leg injury was as serious as it seemed last night and he has since been placed on the 15 Day DL with a left hamstring strain. This is a very safe time to place someone on the DL as it includes the All-Star break, meaning he won’t miss as many games as he would normally during the season. Tyler Holt was called up in his place, jumping from AA Akron...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bourn to DL, Tyler Holt called up

The Indians won in impressive fashion last night 7-3 over the Kansas City Royals, but it came at a cost. Michael Bourn left the game in the eighth inning after scoring and having his hamstring apparently tighten up on him. Sure enough, we heard the news today that Bourn will be headed to the disabled list for the second time this season. To take his spot on the active roster, the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians place Bourn on DL

CLEVELAND -- For the second time this season, the Indians have placed Michael Bourn on the disabled list due to a strained left hamstring. Bourn suffered the injury during the eighth inning of Saturday's game while rounding third. This injury is in a different spot compared to where Bourn had offseason surgery and the injury that placed him on the DL at the beginning of the year...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians place Bourn on DL, add Holt to roster

The Cleveland Indians today announced they have selected the contract of outfielder Tyler Holt from the Triple-A Columbus Clippers and placed outfielder Michael Bourn (left hamstring strain) on the 15-day Disabled List. Holt, 25, has split the 2014 season between Double-A Akron and Columbus, hitting .302 (42-139) with 38 runs scored, 9 doubles, 2 HR & 12 RBI with the Clippers...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

House Takes Down Royals in Front of Home House; Indians 7, Royals 3

T.J. House allowed three runs over 6 2/3 innings for his first major league win and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Saturday night. House (1-2) scattered nine hits, struck out three and didn’t walk a batter. The rookie left-hander was making the eighth appearance, and seventh start, of his career. Michael Bourn‘s leadoff homer sparked a three-run...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bourn taken out of Saturday's game due to tightness in left hamstring

CLEVELAND -- Michael Bourn was taken out of the Indians' 7-3 win over Kansas City in the ninth inning after reporting tightness in his left hamstring. Bourn appeared to tweak it as he was rounding third to score a run during the eighth inning. This would be the fourth hamstring-related problem for Bourn in the past nine months. Bourn had hamstring surgery last October after injuring...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' weekend soured by 7-3 loss to Indians

CLEVELAND -- T.J. House allowed three runs over 6 2/3 innings for his first major league win and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Saturday night. House (1-2) scattered nine hits, struck out three and didn't walk a batter. The rookie left-hander was making the eighth appearance, and seventh start, of his career. Michael Bourn's leadoff homer sparked...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians hitters make history with back-to-back one hit games

It wasn’t Kluber’s fault. Corey Kluber entered the game with a streak of 10 straight scoreless innings. He was superb again, allowing just one run on six hits in six and two-thirds innings. He walked one and struck out five. Kluber ran into a jam in the fourth. With one out, Adrian Gonzalez beat the infield shift with a grounder down the third base line. Chisenhall made a nice...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers lean on pitching in 1-0 win over Indians

ON THE MOUND: Dan Haren allowed only two baserunners in seven innings. He walked David Murphy and gave up an infield hit to Michael Bourn in the third inning, but nothing else. "That's the best I've thrown the ball this year," said Haren, who is unbeaten in his last five starts. The game was the 34th in a row in which the Dodgers' starting pitcher walked two...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Second Thoughts Game #78: Indians 6, D-Backs 1

While Tim Lincecum threw his second no-hitter in less than year's time against the Padres, the Indians finally got themselves back in the win column thanks to the return of the dominant Corey Kluber that has led the Tribe staff over the first months of the season as he pitched seven shutout innings to earn his sixth win of the year. Offensively, three hits by Michael Bourn, more...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kluber Skins D-Backs to Split Series, Snap Skid; Indians 6, Diamondback 1

After a game that drug on into the night on Tuesday, the Indians sprinted out to an immediate lead and never looked back Wednesday in Arizona. The Indians used two triples from Michael Bourn and seven shutout innings from Corey Kluber to give the Indians a 6-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. After a back and forth game on Tuesday, the Indians sprinted to the lead quickly on...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

They Run Hard For The Money

That is until the player signs the big contract! That’s when the stealing of bases drops off dramatically. This is a trend that I have noticed over the last several years in Major League Baseball. It appears to me that once a player signs his first large deal for tens of millions of dollars you can […] The post They Run Hard For The Money appeared first on The Outside Analysis.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Complete sweep with 4-1 win over the Indians

The Royals finish their two game sweep of the Cleveland Indians by winning this afternoon’s game 4-1. It was a well-played game by the Royals featuring great pitching, defense, and timely hitting. No, not quite as exciting as last night, but a win is a win. In the third inning, the Royals offense awoke. Leadoff man Moustakas worked a 3-1 count and then hammered a double to...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

6/11 Recap: Indians Royally Swept out of Kansas City

Player of the Game Michael Bourn made an impressive diving catch in center, singled and scored the Indians only run of the game, coming home from second on a two out, sixth inning single by Carlos Santana. Bourn also singled to lead off the eighth, giving a start to what looked like a promising inning at the time. With no further scoring, however, Bourn was the lone bright spot in...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Indians Take Second Straight From Red Sox, 5-3

Michael Bourn #24 of the Cleveland Indians is congratulated by Manager Terry Francona #17 after the Indians defeated the Boston Red Sox on June 3, 2014 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Heading to Cleveland to face the Indians and some old friends on a seven-game winning, things were looking up for the Boston Red Sox. But after rallying to tie the game in the 7th last night...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bourn's two-run double lifts Indians past Red Sox, 5-3

Michael Bourn opened and closed the scoring Tuesday night. There was nothing wrong with Bourn's opening effort, but it was the closing act that gave the Indians their fifth straight victory with a 5-3 win over Boston. It did not pack the drama of Bourn's walk-off, two-run homer against the Rockies on Sunday, but it meant the same thing – victory. Bourn hit a two-run double...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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