☰ Menu
Cleveland Indians

Tribe will play two today

By Sheldon Published: September 7, 2009

The Indians and Rangers waited two hours, 19 minutes before calling Monday night's game because of rain.

The contest will be made up as part of a traditional (one admission) doubleheader beginning at 5:05 this afternoon.

Fans with tickets to today's regularly scheduled game can watch both games without additional cost. Those holding tickets for Monday night's game can exchange them for any remaining game at Progressive Field on the 2009 schedule or any home game in April or May (excluding Opening Day) of next year.

In today's opener, Carlos Carrasco will face Texas' Tommy Hunter. In the second game, Aaron Laffey will oppose Brandon McCarthy.

THE CLAMOR OF JETS -- With the air show going all weekend, fighter jets have buzzed Progressive Field, creating sudden and deafening noise.

‘‘It bothered me a few times,'' manager Eric Wedge said. ‘‘I'm sure the guys who are out there (on the field) are feeling the same thing. I don't think anybody can concentrate well enough not to notice that.''

Justin Masterson was on the mound Friday night, when Progressive Field, at times, seemed under attack.

‘‘I've been in there before when it's happened,'' he said. ‘‘You kind of get used to it. It adds a littel bit to the excitement.''

SURGERY I -- Grady Sizemore will undergo surgery to clean out the inflammation in the lining of his left elbow Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Mark Schickendantz will perform the procedure.

About a week later, Sizemore will travel to Philadelphia to repair his abdomen.

Recovery for both operations is expected to be four to six weeks.

ONE MORE TIME -- One more unnamed player will be called up from Columbus today. In addition, Clippers manager Torey Lovullo will join the Tribe staff for the rest of the season.

FARM FACTS -- Jordan Brown hit his 15th home run of the season znd singled, driving in two runs, as Columbus defeated Toledo 7-2. Yohan Pino (4-2, 2.49 ERA) pitched seven shutout innings, allowing five hits and two walks. *elip Lucas Montero had three hits and one RBI. Paolo Espino (9-6, 2.59 ERA) gave up two runs in five innings. *elip T.J. House (6-11, 3.15 ERA) threw six scoreless innings, allowing five hits and three walks, as Lake County beat Hagerstown 2-1.

Prev Next