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Thu, 30 May 2013 17:36:35 -0700
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona said SS Asdrubal Cabrera (quadriceps) has been dealing with a right quadriceps injury on and off since late April. Francona said the team has been monitoring the situation and that Cabrera has been good about letting the team knows how he feels.
Fantasy Tip: Cabrera has been dealing with the injury for several weeks but has not gone on the disabled list at this point. There is still a chance he could go on the DL if the injury affects his play. If he did miss some time, Mike Aviles likely would see most of the time at shortstop. Aviles would be an waiver pick up in AL-only leagues as well as some deep mixed leagues if an owner was looking to add depth.
Mon, 06 May 2013 17:03:40 -0700
Cleveland Indians SP Brett Myers (elbow) is progressing "very well" in his rehab, according to manager Terry Francona. Myers is scheduled to have two throwing sessions before he is scheduled to be re-evaluated by the team.
Mon, 06 May 2013 17:02:37 -0700
Cleveland Indians DH Mark Reynolds has cut down on strikeouts through the first month of the season. "Well, he's had a really good first month," manager Terry Francona said. "Now, again, the hope is that the first month turns into a really good year."
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:00:31 -0800
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona was mum on who his opening day starter would be April 2 against the Toronto Blue Jays. "I've never been in a real rush to do that even when I knew," Francona said. "There could be bad weather or someone could pull a hammy. We'll wait to we get situated."
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:39:37 -0800
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona said Friday, Jan. 18, that the team is leaning toward using a designated hitter by committee philosophy, as they fill the shoes of the departed DH Travis Hafner.
Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:11:51 -0700
Former Cleveland Indians C Sandy Alomar Jr. has accepted a spot on manager Terry Francona's staff for 2013. However, Alomar might still be a candidate for another manager position elsewhere this winter. Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said former Houston Astros manager Bradley Mills is also a candidate to join Francona's staff. Hitting coach Bruce Fields and third base coach Steve Smith will not be back with the Indians for the 2013 season. It is still unclear whether pitching coach Ruben Niebla, bullpen coach Dave Miller or first base coach Tom Wiedenbauer will be back with Cleveland next season.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 17:28:48 -0700
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has an opt-out clause in his contract in the event that his bosses are fired.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 05:32:52 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Cleveland Indians will sign manager Terry Francona to a four-year deal.
Sun, 07 Oct 2012 12:19:37 -0700
The Cleveland Indians have offered Sandy Alomar Jr. a spot on manager Terry Francona's coaching staff. Alomar served as the interim manager at the end of the 2012 season after Manny Acta was relieved of his duties.
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 13:44:32 -0700
The Cleveland Indians are set to hire Terry Francona as their new manager.