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Lonnie Chisenhall | Outfielder | #8

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/4/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 190
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Pitt (NC) CC
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (29) / CLE
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Indians and OF Lonnie Chisenhall avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5.5875 million contract.
It was Chisenhall's final year of arbitration eligibility. The 29-year-old's 2017 season was shortened by injury, but he hit .288/.360/.521 with 12 homers over 82 games when healthy. Jan 12 - 12:14 PM

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Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) is starting in left field and batting seventh Thursday afternoon against the Twins.

This will be the first start for Chisenhall since he re-aggravated his right calf injury back on September 14. It looks like he'll be a go for the American League Division Series, which begins in exactly one week.
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 09:43:00 AM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) struck out as a pinch-hitter Wednesday night against the Twins.

It was the first plate appearance for Chisenhall since September 14. The 28-year-old outfielder has been battling a right calf injury and he is running out of time to prove his health with only four regular-season games remaining for Cleveland. Game 1 of the ALDS is exactly one week away.
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 08:46:00 AM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) is back in Cleveland rehabbing.

Chisenhall hasn't appeared in a game since September 14 due to tightness in his right calf and it sounds like he will miss this weekend's series at Seattle's Safeco Field. The 28-year-old outfielder boasts an .890 OPS in 78 games this season, so the Indians will hope to get him back at some point next week before the start of the playoffs.
Thu, Sep 21, 2017 02:18:00 PM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) is still out of the Indians lineup on Wednesday against the Angels.

Chisenhall hasn't played since he was removed on Thursday with tightness in his right calf. Austin Jackson is in left field for the Indians on Wednesday.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 07:30:00 PM

Lonnie Chisenhall was removed from Thursday's game due to tightness in his right calf.

It's an injury that has bothered him off and on in recent weeks. He's considered day-to-day.
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 08:59:00 PM

Lonnie Chisenhall was removed from Thursday's game due to a possible injury.

No word yet exactly what the issue is, but he may have tweaked something while making a diving catch in the first inning. Greg Allen replaced him in the Indians outfield.
Thu, Sep 14, 2017 08:23:00 PM

Indians activated OF Lonnie Chisenhall from the 10-day disabled list.

Chisenhall has been out for nearly a month with a strained calf but played in a handful of rehab games with no issues. He could eventually be squeezed out of some playing time, but with Michael Brantley (ankle) still on the mend, Chisenhall should play regularly against righties.
Fri, Sep 1, 2017 10:45:00 AM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) will continue his rehab assignment with Triple-A Columbus.

Chisenhall went 0-for-3 on Sunday in his first rehab game with Double-A Akron. The expectation is that he'll play back-to-back days on Tuesday and Wednesday before being activated on September 1.
Tue, Aug 29, 2017 08:49:00 AM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) will begin a rehab assignment on Sunday.

Chisenhall will play Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday before likely then being activated when rosters expand on September 1 if all goes well. He's been on the shelf since mid-July with a right calf strain.
Sat, Aug 26, 2017 04:32:00 PM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) will work out with the team on Friday.

Come Friday, team and player will discuss their next course of action. Chisenhall's been out on a minor league rehab assignment and could potentially play in one more minor league game on Sunday before he rejoins the team. A right calf strain has kept him on the shelf for more than a month.
Wed, Aug 23, 2017 04:50:00 PM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) went 1-for-3 with a single Sunday in his first minor league rehab game with Double-A Akron.

Chisenhall, who has missed more than a month with a right calf strain, served as the designated hitter in his return to game action. He'll likely need a few more days before being activated. The Indians recently traded for Jay Bruce, so Chisenhall's role could be in flux once Michael Brantley (ankle) returns.
Mon, Aug 14, 2017 10:22:00 AM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) has yet to be cleared for game action.

Chisenhall has resumed running as he works his way back from a strained right calf, but Indians manager Terry Francona indicated Thursday that the injury isn't totally behind the outfielder yet. "Lonnie just isn’t ready to go out and play yet," said Francona. "The last hurdle is that he has to completely not feel anything (in the injured area). He’s been out running like crazy. But when you give them the freedom to play in a game and they don’t know what direction a play will take them in – he can’t feel that at all."
Fri, Aug 4, 2017 11:46:00 AM

Indians placed OF Lonnie Chisenhall on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to July 10, with a right calf strain.

Chisenhall was injured in the club's final game before the All-Star break. It's rotten timing, as he's been terrific since the beginning of June. Tyler Naquin has replaced Chisenhall on the roster and should see starts in right field along with Brandon Guyer and Abraham Almonte.
Fri, Jul 14, 2017 08:11:00 AM

Lonnie Chisenhall (calf) will be placed on the 10-day disabled list before Friday night's series opener against the Athletics.

Chisenhall suffered a right calf strain in the Indians' final game before the All-Star break Sunday versus the Tigers. Austin Jackson and Tyler Naquin are the candidates to replace him on Cleveland's active roster. Chisenhall has been enjoying a career year at age 28, with his .305/.376/.578 batting line, 12 home runs, and 51 RBI in 64 games.
Thu, Jul 13, 2017 02:43:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
3Francisco Mejia
4Eric Haase
1B1Edwin Encarnacion
2B1Jason Kipnis
2Erik Gonzalez
3Rob Refsnyder
4Michael Martinez
SS1Francisco Lindor
2Willi Castro
3Yu-Cheng Chang
4Eric Stamets
5Drew Maggi
3B1Jose Ramirez
2Giovanny Urshela
LF1Michael Brantley
2Abraham Almonte
3Melvin Upton
CF1Bradley Zimmer
2Greg Allen
3Brandon Barnes
RF1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Brandon Guyer
3Tyler Naquin
DH1Edwin Encarnacion
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4Josh Tomlin
5Danny Salazar
6Mike Clevinger
7Alexi Ogando
8Cody Anderson
9Ryan Merritt
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Andrew Miller
3Zach McAllister
4Dan Otero
5Tyler Olson
6Nick Goody
7Shawn Morimando
8Neil Ramirez
9Jeff Beliveau
10Evan Marshall
11Lisalverto Bonilla
12Julian Merryweather