Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 17 hours ago

Moss is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

Moss went just 1-for-13 over his last four games, so manager Terry Francona decided to give him a day to clear his head. David Murphy will get the start in right field in Moss' place.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 6 days ago

Moss is out of the lineup Thursday against the White Sox.

Moss will receive a day off with the left-handed John Danks toeing the rubber for he White Sox. Following an 0-for-4 night at the dish Wednesday, he'll cede Wednesday's start to Ryan Raburn in right field.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 1 week ago

Updating a previous report, Moss will start at first base and bat seventh in the order Monday agains the White Sox, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Moss was originally going to be held out of the lineup with lefty Chris Sale on the mound for the White Sox, but will be reinserted following the late scratch of Carlos Santana (back spasms). Despite the lefty-lefty matchup, Moss does own an .837 OPS against southpaws in 2015, so it may not be a major downgrade for manager Terry Francona and the Tribe.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 1 week ago

Moss is not in the lineup Monday against the White Sox.

Moss has made five straight starts for the Tribe, but will get the day off following an 0-for-4 performance Sunday afternoon. Carlos Santana (back) will return to the lineup at first base, while Ryan Raburn gets the starting nod in right field.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 2 weeks ago

Moss went 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI in the 10-8 win over the Rangers on Saturday.

Moss has really struggled this season, so this performance is something to look forward to. Surprisingly, he has been better against lefties then he has righties this season, so look for him to start getting hot against righties soon.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 2 weeks ago

Moss went 3-for-4 -- all singles -- with an RBI in Wednesday's win over St. Louis.

On a day when the Cardinals and Indians combined for only eight hits in a 2-0 win, Moss was responsible for almost half of them. A rare positive batting-average day for Moss, who'd gone 1-for-15 over the past four games. It's worth noting that Moss has actually bizarrely struggled against right-handed pitching this year, so his stats should continue coming around -- as they did against Cards righty John Lackey -- while the season goes on.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 3 weeks ago

Moss is out of the lineup Sunday against the Twins.

Moss typically doesn't receive days off unless a lefty is on the mound for the opposition, but his 1-for-12 showing at the plate over his last three starts was likely enough to convince manager Terry Francona to give him a rest. David Murphy will cover right field in Moss' absence.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 1 month ago

Moss is not in the lineup Monday against the Royals, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Moss has been on a nice stretch lately, collecting six hits--including two home runs--and nine RBI over his last four games. It appears to just be a regular off day for the 31-year-old as Jerry Sands will take over in right field and bat sixth.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 1 month ago

Moss was huge on Friday night, going 3-for-5 with a pair of home runs and seven RBI as the Indians thumped division-rival Detroit.

Somebody left a wake-up call for Moss' slumbering bat, and the results were eye-popping. This is what the Tribe was looking for when they acquired him so Moss, who now has three long ones and nine RBI to go with a .214 average, will try to build on this game going forward.

Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 1 month ago

Moss is out of the lineup Monday against the White Sox, Doug Padilla of ESPN Chicago reports.

Moss will get the day off with the left-handed John Danks on the mound for the White Sox on Monday. The veteran is off to a slow start this season, batting just .156/.270/.313 with one home run and two RBI, but should get a chance to begin turning things around with the right-handed Hector Noesi slated as the opposing pitcher Tuesday.