Matt LaPorta, the key player acquired by the Cleveland Indians in a 2008 trade with Milwaukee for CC Sabathia, was sent to the minor leagues Tuesday.
Jack Hannahan says some tightness in his lower back should not keep him from starting at third base on opening day for the Cleveland Indians.
Starting second baseman Jason Kipnis and veterans Lou Marson and Shelley Duncan are among 12 players signed to one-year contracts for 2012 by the Cleveland Indians on Friday.
The Major League Baseball trade deadline is fast approaching, and plenty of big names already are on the move.
Rookie Lonnie Chisenhall of the Cleveland Indians left a game against Toronto after being hit in the right side of his face by a pitch from Blue Jays right-hander Carlos Villanueva.
The Cleveland Indians have promoted rookie third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall from the minors, hoping to spark their stagnant offense.
The Cleveland Indians have promoted top minor league prospect Lonnie Chisenhall, hoping he can help spark the team's stagnant offense.