Indians set to activate Jason Giambi on Monday

The Cleveland Indians lost to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday by the score of 4-0. The shutout was the second straight loss to the Blue Jays to drop the Indians to 7-10, last in the American League Central. There is good news on the injury front, as Jason Giambi is recovered from a fractured rib and set to be activated from the disabled list on Monday. Jordan Bastian, who covers...
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Indians pregame notes: Giambi's return, Swisher struggling and the end of umpire ejections

CLEVELAND -- Terry Francona considered activating Jason Giambi for this weekend's series against Toronto, but the Indians decided that Monday would be better when a four-game series begins against Kansas City. This series features two of the more overworked bullpens in the American League. The Blue Jays lead the league with 56 innings pitched and the Indians are sixth at 50 1...
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Giambi set to return to Indians on Monday

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi will be activated from the disabled list on Monday after recovering from a fractured rib. The 43-year-old recently was at Double-A Akron for a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment. Giambi said he's ready to play, but the Indians will wait until after the weekend, when they open a four-game series against the Kansas...
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Jason Giambi to begin minor league assignment on Friday

Jason Giambi of the Cleveland Indians is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment on Friday. Giambi, 43, will be assigned to Double-A Akron where he expects to spend several games before rejoining the Indians next week. #Indians injury rehab news: Michael Bourn will continue rehab at Double-A Akron tomorrow. Jason Giambi will play for Akron on Friday. — Nick Camino (@NickCaminoWTAM...
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Cleveland Indians place Jason Giambi on 15-day disabled list

The Cleveland Indians will open up the 2014 regular season on the road in a three game series tomorrow night against the Oakland Athletics. But before they get this show on the road, they’ll make a couple roster moves. They have placed outfielder Michael Bourn on the 15-day disabled list, a move that’s retroactive to March 21st. He was placed on the disabled list with a left...
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Jason Giambi expected back sooner than later

Having suffered a non-displaced rib fracture in spring training, it appears that Tribe designated hitter (and late-season hero) Jason Giambi is now able swing a bat without experiencing any pain. Papa Giambi is looking to start the upcoming 2014 regular season on the disabled list, but it appears that he will be able to take a hack at southpaws before too long. It’ll be tough to...
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Fractured rib lands Indians' Jason Giambi on the disabled list

Though he may not be the Giambino of yesterday, part-time designated hitter Jason Giambi should have another season in the sun as the resident elder statesman of the Cleveland Indians. Provided of course, he completes a successful rehabilitation program after suffering a fractured rib earlier this spring. #Indians will place Jason Giambi (rib) on big-league DL on Sunday, thus ensuring...
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Santana named starting third baseman, Giambi makes roster

Indians manager Terry Francona announced on Tuesday that Carlos Santana will be the club's regular third baseman to start the season. Lonnie Chisenhall has already made the roster, but he will play in more of a backup role at third base when Santana needs to fill in as the backup catcher or needs a day off. Francona made it clear that it will not be a platoon at third base...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Giambi out 3-4 weeks with broken rib

The Cleveland Indians will be without clubhouse leader Jason Giambi for 3-4 weeks due to a broken rib. Giambi suffered the injury during a spring training game vs. the Cubs on March 7. A pitch from Edwin Jackson snuck under the elbow pad of Giambi and hit him directly in the ribs. Giambi says he’s been hit a “gazillion” times but he immediately knew that this particular pitch...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians pregame notes: KC Royals

Designated hitter Jason Giambi will be out for at least 3-4 weeks. An MRI this week revealed a non-displaced rib fracture on his right side. Giambi was hit by a pitch during the third inning of last Friday's game against the Cubs and has experienced increased discomfort the past week. An X-ray revealed nothing but the MRI did. Many have wondered what this would do for the bench...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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