Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 6 days ago

Chisenhall is out of the lineup Tuesday against the White Sox.

Chisenhall has gotten off to a 3-for-18 start and is 0-for-8 with three strikeouts in his career against lefty Jose Quintana, Tuesday's starter for Chicago, so it seems like a good time to sit him down. Mike Aviles will take over at third base and bat second.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Chisenhall had three hits Monday, including his sixth double in his last seven games, and is now hitting .476 (10-for-21) over his last eight games.

Chisenhall has put to rest any notion of a positional battle at third base this spring with a strong performance at the plate and adequate defense. He appears set to open the season as the team's starter at third base.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 1 month ago

Chisenhall made his second error of the spring Sunday in a 4-2 win Sunday.

Chisenhall hasn't been fantastic defensively this spring but he has made progress and he's not had any real pressure put on him by Giovanny Urshela, who has missed three games with back stiffness. He looks set to open the season as the team's starting third baseman at this point.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 3 months ago

Chisenhall agreed to a one-year, $2.25 million contract with the Indians on Thursday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports.

Chisenhall started the 2014 season on fire, but cooled down over the course of the season and finished the year with a .280/.343/.427 batting line along with 13 home runs and 59 RBI. He figures to slot in as the starting third baseman for the Indians again in 2015.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 5 months ago

Chisenhall was tendered a contract by the Indians before the Tuesday night deadline.

Chisenhall got off to a hot start at the plate (.332 batting in the first half, .218 in the second half) but cooled considerably as the season wore on. His defense wasn't very good either and the Indians figure to actively look to upgrade at the hot corner this offseason.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 7 months ago

Chisenhall is out of the lineup for Game 2 of the Indians' doubleheader with the Twins on Thursday, MLB.com reports.

Chisenhall got the start at third base in Game 1, going 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI. He'll just receive a rest for the second game, giving way to Mike Aviles.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 7 months ago

Chisenhall provided all the offense for the Indians Monday afternoon, going 2-for-4 with three RBI and a home run.

The third baseman has cooled off considerably since the end of June, and September had been no exception before Monday's big day. Chisenhall's blast was his 13th of the season, but just his second since August 4. Despite slowing down considerably, Chisenhall still owns a .291 batting average to go with his 13 homers and 55 RBI.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 8 months ago

Chisenhall is out of the lineup Sunday against the Royals.

Chisenhall will take the day off with the left-handed Danny Duffy on the mound for the Royals. Mike Aviles will start at third base in his place and bat seventh for the Indians.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 8 months ago

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

Despite hitting a game-tying homer in the seventh inning of Wednesday's game, Chisenhall will find himself back on the bench for Thursday's series finale. Mike Aviles will man third and bat sixth against left-hander John Danks. Chisenhall sat out Tuesday as well against lefty Jose Quintana and it seems his exposure to lefties will remain limited over the final couple weeks.

Lonnie Chisenhall 1B/3B/DH CLE 8 months ago

Chisenhall is out of the lineup Tuesday against the White Sox in Chicago.

Chisenhall's absence isn't a surprise with the White Sox sending out the left-handed Jose Quintana. In his place, Mike Aviles will take on the hot corner and bat sixth in the order.