This Week In Indians Baseball: Week 24

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Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

NEWS:

  • Lonnie Chisenhall returned to the lineup on Monday night. In his third at-bat, he sent a ball over the fence for a home run.
  • The 2013 schedule was released on Wednesday. The season will open on April 2 in Toronto for the Tribe. The Home Opener will take place on April 8 against the New York Yankees.
  • Asdrubal Cabrera missed time this week for a sore wrist, but he returned to the lineup on Saturday.

WAHOO’S ON FIRST HIGHLIGHTS:

WEEKLY TRIVIA:

  • The Indians are 2-75 when trailing after eight innings after Thursday night’s win against the Rangers.
  • Ubaldo Jimenez has a Major-League leading 16 losses this season.
  • The Akron Aeros captured the Double-A Eastern League Championship on Friday night with a 6-1 victory over Trenton. It is their fourth Eastern League Championship since relocating in 1989.

David Richard-US PRESSWIRE

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Lonnie Chisenhall

Chisenhall provided fireworks on Sunday afternoon with a walk-off single.  In his return to the lineup on Monday after a stint on the DL, Chisenhall homered. This past week, he had a total of four RBI over seven games.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:

“I got one from Verlander. And I survived.” – Jason Donald on the pitch he took to the forearm on Friday.

 

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