This Week In Indians Baseball: Week 11

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Cary Edmondson-US PRESSWIRE

NEWS:

  • Though a timetable was not released, Manny Acta indicated on Wednesday that designated hitter Travis Hafner is ahead of schedule for returning from knee surgery.
  • Indians prospects Francisco Lindor and Jesus Aguilar were selected to participate in the All-Star Futures Game, to be played on July 8th.
  • The Indians traded former first-round draft pick Beau Mills to the Cincinnati Reds for cash.

WAHOO’S ON FIRST HIGHLIGHTS:

WEEKLY TRIVIA:

  • Lonnie Chisenhall got his first Major League walk of the season on Wednesday. It was his 58th at-bat.
  • Jason Kipnis had his first off-day of the season on Wednesday.
  • On Friday, Shin-Soo Choo recorded his tenth first inning extra base hit. He has the most extra base hits in the first inning in the American League.
  • Through Interleague play, the Indians posted a record of 8-10.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

“You were trying to get some background information about me and the most impressive thing about me was that my high school was used for Ferris Bueller? Good track record I got.”—Jason Kipnis in an interview on MLB Network

David Richard-US PRESSWIRE

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Asdrubal Cabrera

Cabrera was a force to be reckoned with at the plate in the past week. His walk-off home run in the tenth inning on Tuesday was just the beginning. Cabrera had three home runs total and seven RBI, hitting .292 over 24 at-bats with two walks.

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Topics: Asdrubal Cabrera, Beau Mills, Cincinnati Reds, Francisco Lindor, Houston Astros, Jason Kipnis, Justin Masterson, Lonnie Chisenhall, Shin Soo Choo, Travis Hafner, Ubaldo Jimenez

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