NYJER MORGAN NEWS

4/16 Recap: Indians 3 – Tigers 2

Roster Update: Prior to the cancellation of yesterday’s game, the Indians activated Michael Bourn from the DL and sent Nyjer Morgan to AAA. Player of the Game Coming off an impressive shut out performance against the Padres, Zach McAllister repeated his effort against a much tougher team. While he did give up a run early, off a double and a couple ground outs in the first, McAllister...
Via Burning River Baseball
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Storylines: Moore the latest to opt for Tommy John surgery

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @ajnicholsIBI. Here are the stories from Tuesday, April 15th. Top Stories From late Monday night, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times tweeted that Rays' starter Matt...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bourn anxious to return to Indians lineup on Wednesday

DETROIT -- As much as he wanted to get back, Michael Bourn knew that he would have to be 100 percent. After playing the weekend in Akron, Bourn is ready to return. The Indians activated Bourn off the disabled list on Tuesday before their scheduled game against the Tigers, which was postponed due to cold weather. With Bourn being activated, Nyjer Morgan was optioned to Triple-A Columbus...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians activate OF Bourn

DETROIT (AP) -- The Indians activated outfielder Michael Bourn from the disabled list before their scheduled game with the Tigers was postponed by inclement weather. To make room for Bourn, the Indians optioned outfielder Nyjer Morgan to Triple-A Columbus. Bourn missed Cleveland's first 13 games with a strained left hamstring. He injured it while running the bases on March 16...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians and Tigers postponed in Detroit

It’s April 15 and winter is still clinging on by a thread across the Midwest. After frigid temperatures and a blanket of snow swept across the region on Tuesday, baseball was put on hold. The Indians and Tigers had a scheduled 7:08 p.m. first pitch on Tuesday night in Detroit to kick off a three-game series. Tuesday’s game was ultimately postponed due to freezing temperatures...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians activate Michael Bourn from disabled list

Indians center fielder Michael Bourn was activated from the 15-day disabled Tuesday, the club announced. As a corresponding move, Nyjer Morgan was optioned to Triple-A Columbus. Bourn, 31, injured his hamstring in spring training and has yet to take part in the 2014 regular season. It's the second consecutive April that he spent time on the DL, as last April he suffered a lacerated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bourn activated from DL, Morgan optioned to Columbus

The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have activated outfielder Michael Bourn from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Nyjer Morgan to Triple-A Columbus. Bourn has been on the 15-Day disabled list since March 30 after injuring his left hamstring on March 16 vs. the San Francisco Giants in Scottsdale, AZ.  He appeared in five games on a rehab assignment...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday Tribe Notebook

The Cleveland Indians have fans worrying after two weeks of baseball. A 6-and-7 start to the season filled with ugly pitching and a sputtering lineup leaves little to be optimistic about in Tribeland. However, Indians fans should also be well aware that playoff runs aren’t usually formed through the first two weeks of a season. The Indians have provided a little hot and a lot of...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Happenings: Issues starting to surface two weeks in

Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook…. Note, things are finally back to normal here at the IBI. This column had to go on the shelf for a few weeks while I feverishly worked to finish the new 2014 prospect book in between three baseball trips and the start of the season. This should once again be a regular Monday column, plus you will also begin to see many of...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The week in MLB replay reviews

If the first week of the season is the week where replay got off to a good start, the second week of the season is the week where replay turned into an absolute mess. There was lots of slop when it came to replay this week, and cries for the system to be overhauled are growing louder and louder. April 8th, Angels vs Mariners – the dropped catch. This is becoming a thing that is...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Morgan Proving to be a Steal as Bourn’s Replacement

Outfielder Nyjer Morgan was thought to be on borrowed time. When the Cleveland Indians signed him to minor league contract with an invite to big league spring training, expectations were low. He had not appeared in a Major League Baseball ... Read More
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nyjer Morgan: Back where he belongs

Few people get to travel the world. For center fielder Nyjer Morgan, he’s had to endure just that in order to keep his big league career alive. Signed to a minor league deal this offseason with an invite to spring training, Morgan has quickly impressed Cleveland with his speed, bat and unique veteran presence. “He’s been on base more than half the time, that’s the biggest...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Behold: Nyjer Morgan 2.0

In the fickle world where professional baseball players trade, Nyjer Morgan has everything going against him. He’s 33 years old. He’s on a one-year deal with the Cleveland Indians, getting his opportunity thanks to a minor league deal, ultimately obtaining a spot on the big league roster solely due to an injury to the team’s every day center fielder. A season ago, he was...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians 8, Padres 6: The Murph and Plush Show overshadowed by Pestano’s struggles

Raise your hand if you had David Murphy and Nyjer Morgan as Cleveland’s the two hottest hitters? (crickets) I will be the first to step forward and say that I wasn’t enamored by the signing of Murphy to a two-year deal this winter, especially coming off of his worst season as a regular.  He started the season 2-for-12 and looked bad doing so. But this early in the season, it...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Murphy and Morgan surging at the plate

The weather may be chilly, but David Murphy and Nyjer Morgan are red hot. The same could be said of the Cleveland Indians in interleague matchups at Progressive Field. Murphy and Morgan look to continue their respective surges at the plate as the Indians conclude this three-game series with the San Diego Padres with a doubleheader Wednesday. Cleveland (4-3) has had to cope with cold...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Murphy, Morgan help Indians win over Padres, 8-6

CLEVELAND--A new season brings new faces and new contributions from the top and bottom of the lineup. Outfielders David Murphy and Nyjer Morgan are two of those new faces, as both are quickly making names for themselves in their new city. Behind a quality outing from starter Corey Kluber (1-1, 7.71 ERA), the Indians found themselves back in the win column Tuesday night, defeating...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Inspired by WWE wrestler, Nyjer Morgan wants to be 'The People's Champ'

Nyjer Morgan sure knows how to get the crowd going -- and on Tuesday night, he did it before even stepping up to the plate. The Indians outfielder changed his walk-up song to the theme for WWE superstar Daniel Bryan. Luckily for Morgan, a lot of Cleveland fans share his affinity for pro wrestling. Well, at least the ones that showed up for the series opener with the Padres. Only...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

4/8 Recap: Padres 6 – Indians 8

Player of the Game Going 4-5 on Sunday wasn’t enough for David Murphy who took it to another level tonight. He was responsible for six of the Indians eight runs, aided by the fact that he scored after each of his first three at bats. First, he walked and scored in the third, then he hit the big blast, a three run home run in the fourth. He added another RBI on a double in the sixth...
Via Burning River Baseball
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians-Twins pregame notes/lineups: 4/6

CLEVELAND -- Michael Bourn was in the Indians clubhouse before Sunday's game against Minnesota as he continues his comeback from a hamstring injury suffered three weeks ago. Bourn played the first game of Columbus' doubleheader against Indianapolis and was 1 for 3. "It felt good getting into game situations. I didn't play for a couple days due to rainouts, field...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians look to bounce back in Game 2 of doubleheader

OAKLAND -- The Indians will try to avoid getting swept in a day/night doubleheader after losing the first game 6-1 to the Athletics in the rubber game of the series. Here are the lineups: INDIANS Nyjer Morgan CF Nick Swisher 1B Jason Kipnis DH Carlos Santana C Michael Brantley LF Asdrubal Cabrera SS David Murphy RF Mike Aviles 2B Lonnie Chisenhall 3B Zach McAllister P -- The right...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland wins it against AL saves leader Johnson

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Nyjer Morgan hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning against new Athletics closer Jim Johnson and the Cleveland Indians sent Oakland to its major league-record 10th straight opening loss with a 2-0 victory Monday night. Nick Swisher added an RBI single against Johnson (0-1), who was then pulled from his A's debut. In the sixth,...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Depth Chart is set for Opening Day

The Cleveland Indians are locked and ready to rock. Final rosters are set with Opening Day on Monday at 10 p.m. closing in fast and furious. Let’s take a look at the depth chart as it is listed on Indians.com. **Note** : Keep in mind the Michael Bourn and Jason Giambi injuries. Both players will begin their 2014 season on the 15-day disabled list. When Bourn returns to action he...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the 2014 Cleveland Indians opening day roster: Part one

With a new season upon us, it is once again time for me to rank Cleveland's roster from bottom to top. Many of the names are familiar from last year's 92-win playoff season, but there is some new blood (and a noticeable lack of Chris Perez). Today includes players ranked #25 to #13, which means a lot of players projected to receive less playing time (see: relievers and bench...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
18 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

Seven kids on every youth sports team

Behind the scenes with Paulina Gretzky

100 best players of the MLB expansion era

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

Five-round NFL mock draft

Most sacred places in NFL history

10 greatest sports Bubbas of all-time

Hockey fights of the week

Reasons to stop playing recreational sports immediately

This week in MLB replay reviews

Brittney Palmer redefines sexy

12 college football coaches who are on the rise

Best bargain NFL free agents still available

BARKER BEAUTIES
WANT MORE?
FOLLOW YARDBARKER:
Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.