Brandon Moss 1B/LF/RF/DH CLE 1 day 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 6 days 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.

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

Moss went 1-for-4 with his first home run of the season in Friday's loss to Minnesota.

After a slow start to the season (he's just 3-for-24 at the plate), Moss may finally be getting going. He's now hit 56 homers since 2013, a total which ranks him tied third among American League left-handers over that span.

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

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

Moss will sit out in favor of Jerry Sands with left-hander John Danks on the mound. The day off could do Moss some good, as he is just 2-for-20 (.100) through seven games this season.

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

Moss went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts Tuesday and is now hitting .100 (2-for-20) on the season.

Moss enjoyed a strong, and healthy, spring after offseason hip surgery but has gotten off to a sluggish start at the plate.

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

Moss is out of the lineup Saturday against the Tigers.

An RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning Friday broke an 0-for-12 stretch for Moss to begin the season. The 31-year-old posted a .264/.366/.425 batting line against lefties last season but is just a .246/.322/.397 career hitter against left-handed pitching, and with David Price on the bump for Detroit, manager Terry Francona will slot Jerry Sands in as his right fielder.

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

Moss, who was playing in consecutive games for the first time this spring, belted his third homer of Cactus League action Monday.

Moss' rehab from hip surgery has gone amazingly well to this point as he hasn't had a single setback this spring. He'll be completely ready for the start of the regular season.

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

Moss said Monday that he is "shocked" at how healthy he feels so far in camp, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports.

All he is worried about right now is normal spring aspects like timing and pitch recognition. This suggests that any discount to his fantasy value for injury concerns may need to be corrected.

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

Moss made his first appearance of the spring in right field Sunday, finishing the day with a double in two at-bats.

Moss had been limited to DH appearances in his return from knee injury but was able to play the field Sunday as he return from hip surgery continues to go very well.

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

Moss (illness) returned to the lineup Sunday after missing two games, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

The flu held Moss of out of Friday and Saturday's games, but he's recovered and will return to action Sunday afternoon. Moss is recovering well from offseason hip surgery and made his first appearance of the spring last week.