+ On the club: Marlon Byrd, Collin Cowgill, Dan Otero
+ Lonnie Chisenhall to the DL (retro 3/28)
+ Crockett optioned to CBus
Chisenhall exited tonight's game with a cervical strain (whiplash).
Hardball Talk "Another big shakeup in Cleveland’s infield, as the Indians have demoted starting third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall to Triple-A on the heels of doing the same with starting shortstop Jose Ramirez. Chisenhall had a big first half last season, hitting .332 with a .915 OPS in 79 games to make a lot..." June 08
Chisenhall, Indians settle at $2.25M
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Lonnie Chisenhall continued to hit everything that moved Monday night at Globe Life Park. Chisenhall hit three homers and drove in a record-tying nine runs as the Indians took three out of four games from the injury-riddled Rangers with a 17-7 victory. It was the first time this season that the..." June 10
Hardball Talk "The phrase “post-hype breakout” gets thrown around a lot these days, but that’s exactly what we’re seeing right now with the Indians’ Lonnie Chisenhall. Chisenhall enjoyed a monster game against the Rangers this evening, going 5-for-5 with three home runs and nine RBI as part of a 17-7 victory...." June 10
More Indians news: Bourn on DL; Chisenhall makes club, Lee, Bauer to Triple-A, LaHair, Carlin, Cooper reassigned, Harang released.
Akron Beacon Journal "Prior to the Indians' double-header with the New York Yankees on Monday, the club has optioned third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall down to Triple-A Columbus, selected David Huff and re-called Trevor Bauer. Chisenhall has been marred in a hitting slump and hasn't taken control of the third base job..." May 13
Akron Beacon Journal "Unfortunately for Lonnie Chisenhall, what happens in spring training stays in spring training, so he can’t carry his .404 batting average into the regular season. What he can do is take the swing that produced that glossy average with him to Toronto, where the Indians open the schedule against..." March 25