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4 CLEVELAND INDIANS
April 04, 2011
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April 04, 2011

4 Cleveland Indians

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B-T BA OBP SLG HR RBI SB
CF GRADY SIZEMORE
L-L .211 .271 .289 0 13 4
SS ASDRUBAL CABRERA
S-R .276 .326 .346 3 29 6
RF SHIN-SOO CHOO
L-L .300 .401 .484 22 90 22
C CARLOS SANTANA
S-R .260 .401 .467 6 22 3
DH TRAVIS HAFNER
L-R .278 .374 .449 13 50 2
2B ORLANDO CABRERA
R-R .263 .303 .354 4 42 11
1B MATT LAPORTA
R-R .221 .306 .362 12 41 0
3B JACK HANNAHAN*
L-R .213 .297 .326 4 19 1
LF MICHAEL BRANTLEY
L-L .246 .296 .327 3 22 10
BENCH
IF ADAM EVERETT
R-R .185 .221 .247 0 4 2
OF AUSTIN KEARNS
R-R .263 .351 .395 10 49 4

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A RIVAL SCOUT SIZES UP THE INDIANS

There's hope for the future, but it's going to be another tough year. Getting to .500 will be a stretch. They'll be better in the second half when their prospects start coming up. . . . Grady Sizemore is the player who makes the lineup go. Speed is such a big part of his game, and if it doesn't come back because of the left-knee injuries, he's never going to be the same player. . . . The reason they signed Nick Johnson is the concern they have with Matt LaPorta. He looks lost at times, not tracking the ball well and committing way too early with his hands. I'm sure they're starting to wonder if he's a long-term solution at first. . . . Shin-Soo Choo is the player they want to build around. Last year you could see him relax and get more comfortable. He's only getting better. . . . Carlos Santana's development is ahead of schedule. The ball is jumping off his bat. . . . Lonnie Chisenhall looks special—he hits for average and power, he hits lefties, he's a plus defensive player at third. At 22 years old, he's close to being an impact guy. . . . If they could unload Travis Hafner's contract, trust me, they would. . . . There's not a bona fide No. 1 or No. 2 starter. Fausto Carmona has shown flashes, but even this spring he's been electric one start and can't find his control the next. . . . I'd rather see Justin Masterson in the bullpen, with his unusual delivery and how his stuff plays. . . . We may see Drew Pomeranz in July. He has a 95-mph fastball, a plus curveball and good mound presence. Pomeranz and Alex White are guys they can build a staff around.

THE LINEUP

WITH 2010 STATISTICS

MANAGER MANNY ACTA

2ND SEASON WITH INDIANS

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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