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Juan Uribe | Third Baseman | #4

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (37) / 3/22/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1997 / UDFA / COL
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Indians released INF Juan Uribe.
The Indians designated the veteran infielder for assignment earlier in the week, and it looks as though he isn't interested in accepting a minor league assignment. With all of the injuries that the Mets are dealing with, perhaps a return to New York could be in his future. Fri, Aug 5, 2016 08:41:00 PM

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Indians designated 3B Juan Uribe for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-acquired Brandon Guyer on the 40-man roster. Jose Ramirez figures to take over as the regular third baseman in Cleveland. Uribe has disappointed with a .206/.259/.332 batting line over 73 games this season.
Mon, Aug 1, 2016 03:20:00 PM

Juan Uribe (head) is out of the Indians' lineup Saturday.

Uribe took a pitch off his helmet on Friday night but thankfully avoided any type of serious injury. Indians manager Terry Francona said Uribe woke up with a minor headache but "dodged a big bullet." He's available off the bench.
Sat, Jul 23, 2016 05:12:00 PM

Juan Uribe is considered day-to-day after leaving Friday's game with a head contusion.

Uribe was hit in the helmet by a pitch, but seems to have avoided any type of serious injury. Expect him to return to the lineup at some point before the end of the weekend.
Fri, Jul 22, 2016 09:40:00 PM

Juan Uribe (finger) went 0-for-4 with a strikeout Wednesday in the Indians' loss to the Tigers.

Uribe has been in and out of the lineup this week due to a cracked fingernail on his right index finger. He's batting just .218/.275/.361 in 61 games this season.
Thu, Jul 7, 2016 08:18:00 AM

Juan Uribe (finger) was scratched from the Indians' lineup Sunday.

Uribe has a cracked fingernail on his right index finger as a result of a hit by pitch on Saturday. He's day-to-day. Jose Ramirez will play third base.
Sun, Jul 3, 2016 11:48:00 AM

X-rays on Juan Uribe's injured hand came back negative.

Manager Terry Francona said he's still getting worked on by the training staff. Uribe probably won't be in the lineup Sunday but it looks like he'll avoid the disabled list. He went 0-for-2 Saturday as the Indians watched their club record 14-game winning streak come to an end.
Sat, Jul 2, 2016 06:28:00 PM

Juan Uribe was forced to leave Saturday's game against the Blue Jays after being hit by a pitch on his wrist.

He picked up an RBI for his pain, as the bases were full when he was plunked. He'll presumably head for X-rays to see if there's any structural damage. Expect an update from the club on his status shortly.
Sat, Jul 2, 2016 03:26:00 PM

Juan Uribe is out of the starting lineup for Wednesday's game against the Braves.

Jose Ramirez will start at third base and bat fifth against right-hander Jose De La Cruz. Rajai Davis will play left field while Tyler Naquin is in center field.
Wed, Jun 29, 2016 03:59:00 PM

Juan Uribe hit a solo home run in Tuesday's win over the Rays.

Uribe has now somehow homered in four straight games after hitting just two in his first 48 contests. The veteran third baseman is still batting just .236/.288/.385 with those six homers and 20 RBI on the year.
Tue, Jun 21, 2016 09:58:00 PM

Juan Uribe hit a home run in his third straight game Monday, and the Indians bested the Rays 7-4.

Uribe had two home runs in his first 48 games before belting three in the last three days. Monday's was a two-run blast in the eighth inning to extend the Indians' lead. Uribe now has five homers and 19 RBI to go with a .235/.289/.371 line overall.
Mon, Jun 20, 2016 10:41:00 PM

Juan Uribe went 3-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored in a win over the White Sox on Saturday.

Here's to hoping Uribe played the lottery after the game, as the number three was apparently his lucky number Saturday. It was even more unlikely considering Uribe had just two hits in 28 June at-bats coming into the game. The home run was his third of the year, and the 37-year-old is batting just .228/.285/.327 on the season.
Sat, Jun 18, 2016 11:58:00 PM

Juan Uribe (groin) is not in Monday's lineup versus the Royals.

Uribe was carted off the field Sunday after he took a ground ball off a very sensitive area. He made it back from the hospital in time to catch the flight to Kansas City and even played catch Monday afternoon, but he'll get some rest for now.
Mon, Jun 13, 2016 05:27:00 PM

Juan Uribe was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Angels on a golf cart after taking a hard ground ball from Mike Trout off of his groin area.

That will certainly ruin his weekend. Uribe was understandably on the ground for a while and in serious pain before being helped onto the golf cart and wheeled off the field. It would be a surprise to see him in the lineup in the next couple of days.
Sun, Jun 12, 2016 05:16:00 PM

Juan Uribe went 2-for-4 with a run scored in a win over the Reds on Thursday.

Uribe had just three hits in his previous 28 at-bats coming into the game. He continues to start the majority of the team's games at third base despite his .215/.288/.280 line, but Jose Ramirez has been getting some playing time at the hot corner of late. The 37-year-old will need some more multi-hit games if he wants to keep drawing regular starts.
Thu, May 19, 2016 10:21:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
3Francisco Mejia
4Guillermo Quiroz
5Erik Kratz
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2Chris Colabello
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Francisco Lindor
3B1Jose Ramirez
2Erik Gonzalez
LF1Michael Brantley
2Michael Martinez
CF1Tyler Naquin
2Austin Jackson
3Abraham Almonte
RF1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Brandon Guyer
3Daniel Robertson
DH1Carlos Santana
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Danny Salazar
4Josh Tomlin
5Trevor Bauer
6Mike Clevinger
7Ryan Merritt
8Cody Anderson
9Travis Banwart
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Andrew Miller
3Bryan Shaw
4Zach McAllister
5Dan Otero
6Boone Logan
7Hoby Milner
8Carlos Frias
9Nick Goody
10Kyle Crockett
11Joseph Colon
12Adam Plutko
13Perci Garner
14Shawn Armstrong