Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
2 days ago

Chisenhall is slated to take on the heavy side of the platoon in right field with Brandon Guyer, Terry Pluto of Cleveland.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Chisenhall has spent all six of his MLB campaigns with Cleveland, and only once has he registered more than 385 at-bats in a season. Even if Michael Brantley remains healthy, there will be a handful of Indians outfielders sharing time throughout 2017. The good news for Chisenhall's owners is that he'll continue to see time comparable to recent years -- he's averaged 125 games per season since 2014 -- and that's volume is good enough to bring value in many leagues.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
3 weeks ago

Chisenhall is batting third and starting in right field for Tuesday's matchup with the Athletics.

EDGE Analysis

The 28-year-old was scratched from Monday's contest due to an illness, but the extra day of rest seems to have cured him of the ailment. Chisenhall should be good to go for the rest of spring training barring any extraneous circumstances as he enters into a platoon with Brandon Guyer in right field.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
4 weeks ago

Chisenhall was scratched from the Indians' lineup Monday due to an illness, Chris Assenheimer of The Chronicle-Telegram reports.

EDGE Analysis

It appears to be nothing serious, and Chisenhall shouldn't miss too much time. The 27-year-old is set to platoon with Brandon Guyer in right field this season after slashing .286/.328/.439 in 385 at-bats with The Tribe in 2016.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
1 month ago

Chisenhall is slated to platoon with Brandon Guyer in right field this season, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Surprisingly, the defending AL Champions have one of the most unsettling situations across MLB when it comes to the outfield. The health of Michael Brantley (shoulder) will ultimately decide how the pieces to the puzzle fall. If Brantley isn't ready for Opening Day, Guyer may move to left, leaving Chisenhall alone in right. Chisenhall had a career year last season, but the 27-year-old's poor plate discipline (5.5 percent walk rate) and lack of power (.153 ISO) make him susceptible to losing at-bats in 2017.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
2 months ago

Chisenhall avoided arbitration on Friday by signing a one-year, $4.3 million deal with the Indians, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Chisenhall is coming off of a productive offensive season with the Indians in which he slashed .286/.328/.439 over 126 games as the team's primary right fielder. His defense was a bit shaky at times in 2016, but his aptitude at the plate should afford him consistent at-bats again heading into the 2017 season.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
5 months ago

Chisenhall (illness) started Game 6 in right field and went 0-for-1 with a walk, a hit-by-pitch, and a strikeout.

EDGE Analysis

He was replaced by a pinch hitter in the eighth inning and should be considered healthy for Game 7. However, he is hitting .200/.250/.275 with 13 strikeouts in 40 at-bats this postseason, so he could be pinch hit for again Wednesday if the Indians need to opt for offense over defense.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
5 months ago

Manager Terry Francona said that Chisenhall (illness) could have been used in Sunday night's World Series matchup with the Cubs, Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Chisenhall was sent home earlier in the day due to an unspecified illness, but it appears that the ailment is fairly minor. From the sound of it, the 28-year-old should be able to man right field again when the series returns to Cleveland on Tuesday night, although nothing is set in stone as of now.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
5 months ago

Chisenhall is currently dealing with an unspecified illness, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports.

EDGE Analysis

Chisenhall was held out of Sunday's Game 5 lineup due to what was presumed to be matchup-related, but it now appears his health may have played a role as well. The outfielder will sit out some of the team's pregame routine as a result, but is expected to join the Indians at Wrigley prior to the game. It's unclear if manager Terry Francona will be comfortable enough to use him off the bench in a pinch-hit situation, if needed.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
5 months ago

Chisenhall is out of the lineup Sunday in Game 5 of the World Series against the Cubs.

EDGE Analysis

With southpaw Jon Lester on the mound for the Cubs, it looks like Tribe manager Terry Francona will tab the right-handed Brandon Guyer for the start in right field over the left-handed Chisenhall. Guyer is slashing an outstanding .333/.461/.553 against lefties this season, so it's hard to fault Francona for making the switch.

Lonnie Chisenhall
RF CLE
6 months ago

Chisenhall is out of the lineup for Thursday's matchup against Kansas City.

EDGE Analysis

Jason Vargas is slated to start for the Royals, so Chisenhall, who has a subpar .227 batting average against southpaws, will be left out of the lineup. In his absence, Brandon Guyer will get the nod to start in right field.