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Mon Jun 1815:56Indians activate Alonso, sign Rzepczynski to minors deal
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have activated starting first baseman Yonder Alonso from the family medical emergency list.Alonso returned Monday after missing a weekend series against Minnesota. Alonso is batting .248 with 11 homers and 37 RBIs in 65 games for Cleveland, which signed him as a free agent in December.To make room for Alonso, the team optioned outfielder Greg Allen to Triple-A Columbus.The Indians also signed reliever Marc Rzepczynski to a minor league contract and assigned him to the Clippers. The left-hander previously pitched for the Indians from 2013-15, appearing in 145 games. He pitched in a career-high 73 games for Cleveland in 2014.He pitched last season with Seattle and two months in 2018 with the Mariners before being designated for assignment on June 1. He has appeared in 501 career major league games.Also, outfielder Melky Cabrera cleared waivers and elected free agency. The team designated him for assignment last week.___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball
Sun May 2720:25Tanaka pitches Yankees past Angels 3-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched six sharp innings and struck out Japanese countryman Shohei Ohtani twice as the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Sunday.Brett Gardner had three hits for New York, which won five of six against the Angels this season.Although Ohtani was pushed back from Sunday's scheduled start due to what the Angels called "workload management," Tanaka (6-2) held up his end up of the highly anticipated pitchers' duel that never materialized. Tanaka struck out eight and allowed just Andrelton Simmons' sixth-inning home run in his longest outing in nearly a month.Pitching on his 30th birthday, Angels right-hander Garrett Richards (4-4) allowed three runs over 2 1/3 innings and matched a season high with five walks.Aroldis Chapman walked Ohtani to begin the ninth, but struck out a pair to earn his 10th save in 11 chances.BRAVES 7, RED SOX 1BOSTON (AP) — Prized rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. took a high-flying tumble while beating out an infield hit,... [More]
Sun May 612:56Zimmer out of lineup; Indians recall Allen to start in CF
NEW YORK (AP) — With banged-up center fielder Bradley Zimmer out of the lineup, the Cleveland Indians have recalled outfielder Greg Allen from Triple-A Columbus.Allen was set to start in center and bat ninth Sunday against the streaking New York Yankees. To make room for him on the roster, Cleveland optioned right-handed reliever Ben Taylor to Columbus.Zimmer exited Saturday's loss at Yankee Stadium after crashing hard into the fence trying to catch Austin Romine's double. He has a bruised left shoulder and hip but no concussion, manager Terry Francona says.After a day off Monday, the team hopes Zimmer can return to the lineup Tuesday night in Milwaukee. He was hitting .234 with two homers and nine RBIs in 31 games.The 25-year-old Allen appeared in two games for Cleveland last month. He was batting .260 with eight doubles, three RBIs and six stolen bases at Columbus.Taylor allowed one run in three outings with the Indians. He struck out five and walked one in 3 1/3 innings.Right-hander Oliver Drake, acquired Saturday from the Brewers for cash, is expected to join the Indians in Milwaukee.___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball
Tue Apr 1712:30Twins, Indians getting 26th players for Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Cleveland and Minnesota are both carrying a 26th player on their rosters for their two-game series in Puerto Rico.The Indians recalled outfielder Greg Allen from Triple-A Columbus, a move made official on Tuesday. Allen was on the team's flight to San Juan. He batted .229 in 25 games for Cleveland late last season.For the Twins, the extra player is outfielder Ryan LaMarre, brought up from Triple-A Rochester. LaMarre has gone 4 for 8 in six games with the Twins already this season, after starting off his big league career with combined 2-for-37 stints with Cincinnati, Boston and Oakland.Major League Baseball allowed the Indians and Twins the extra player because the distance to San Juan would make it difficult to get a call-up there on short notice.___More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball
Thu Mar 2218:28Outfielder Rajai Davis makes Indians' opening-day roster
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Rajai Davis made it all the way back with the Cleveland Indians. Mike Napoli remains on the outside.Davis, who hit perhaps the most memorable home run in club history during the 2016 World Series, was told Thursday by manager Terry Francona that he will be on Cleveland's opening-day roster. The 37-year-old outfielder signed a minor league contract with the club last month.With Michael Brantley and Brandon Guyer still not at 100 percent while recovering from surgeries, the Indians needed depth. Davis has filled a need and the Indians are thrilled to have him around."Raj looks like Raj," Francona said. "He does an amazing job at age 37 getting to his full speed. ... We had to play him quite a bit because we wanted to get a good look at him. It's a pretty good test for a 37-year old in spring training. He bounced back really well. I think he has the freedom to be himself. That's a good thing. We all feel that he has the chance to help us win."Davis cemented his na... [More]
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