The Cleveland Indians will be without two of their most experienced playoff performers for an extended period.
Right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall will miss eight to 10 weeks with a strained left calf muscle, and right-hander Josh Tomlin was placed on the disabled list with a strained right hamstring Tuesday.
Chisenhall suffered a Grade 3 strain while warming up before a July 2 game in Kansas City. Manager Terry Francona said he expected the 29-year-old to miss significant time, which was confirmed by a second medical opinion.
Both were members of Cleveland’s past three postseason teams, including its 2016 squad that lost the World Series in seven games to the Chicago Cubs.
The Indians lead the AL Central by 8½ games and appear headed to https://www.cheap-mlbjerseys.com/ a third straight division title, but the injuries could change their approach with the July 31 trade deadline looming.
We’ve been together six years now, most of this group, and there is a lot of trust that happens in that time, Francona said. We’ll sit down and figure out what’s best for all of us.
I was told Russia actually interfered with this election, Belt quipped.
Former Giants third base coach, current analyst and talented musician Tim Flannery went the distance as the public address announcer while regular Renel Brooks-Moon participated in San Francisco Mayor-Elect London Breed’s inauguration.
Cubs: While RHP reliever Steve Cishek is always willing to work, he was unavailable after working three straight games and 2 1/3 innings — taking the loss in 11 innings Monday night before earning his third save Tuesday night when Brandon Morrow wasn’t available. … Jon Lester will start Sunday for the Cubs, putting his availability for the All-Star Game in question. Manager Joe Maddon said he’d leave it up to Lester whether to pitch for wholesale nfl jerseys the NL squad.
Giants: Posey, who will have an injection in his troublesome right hip after Sunday’s game and sit out the All-Star Game, returned to the lineup after a pinch-hit appearance Tuesday.