Jose Lopez 2B CWS Apr 10 '78

Jose Lopez had a massive day at the dish on Saturday, going 5-for-6 with three RBI in an 11-5 thrashing of the Orioles.

The five-hit night raised Lopez's batting average from .232 to .257. With Lonnie Chisenhall on the disabled list, Lopez is being counted on to be a run producer in the Indians' lineup. He did the job Saturday.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Mar 25 '78

Jose Lopez hit a solo home run in Wednesday's loss to the Reds.

Lopez's third home run of the season was his first since May 17. Receiving limited starts and a continual threat to be designated for assignment, Lopez is off the radar outside of exceptionally deep AL-only leagues.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Mar 19 '78

Jose Lopez returned to action on Thursday June 7.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Mar 16 '78

Updating a previous item, Jose Lopez was scratched from Tuesday's lineup due to lower back soreness.

It's probably safe to call him day-to-day. Lonnie Chisenhall will make the start at the hot corner Tuesday night.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Mar 16 '78

Jose Lopez was scratched from Tuesday's lineup.

It's not clear if the scratch is injury-related. Lonnie Chisenhall will now make the start at third base.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Feb 11 '78

Indians sent INF Jose Lopez outright to Triple-A Columbus.

Lopez cleared waivers after being designated for assignment earlier this week. The 28-year-old is unable to refuse the assignment, so he'll serve as infield depth at the minor league level. Lopez batted just .190 (4-for-21) during his time with the big club.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Feb 09 '78

Indians designated INF Jose Lopez for assignment.

The 28-year-old gets the boot to clear a 25-man and 40-man roster spot for Johnny Damon. Lopez batted just .190 (4-for-21) in his month-long stay with the Tribe.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Feb 09 '78

Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Indians have removed Jose Lopez from the roster.

He was cleared to make room for Johnny Damon, though it's not confirmed if he'll be released or designated for assignment. Lopez, who made the Opening Day roster as a non-roster player, is hitting just .190 (4-for-21) with one homer in five games this season.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Jan 19 '78

Jose Lopez belted a solo homer in Monday's loss to the White Sox.

Lopez got a start at first base and took White Sox closer Hector Santiago deep to start the ninth inning. It was his first playing time of the season, and he doesn't figure to see many at-bats off the bench.

Jose Lopez 2B CWS Jan 10 '78

Jose Lopez has made the Indians' Opening Day roster.

Lopez has batted .313/.353/.521 with a couple home runs this spring to cinch a spot. He'll back up at the corner infield positions, as well as second base. Aaron Cunningham also made the club in a bench role.