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Sizemore back, leading off for Indians

Posted on: April 17, 2011 11:18 am
Edited on: April 17, 2011 3:53 pm
 
By C. Trent Rosecrans

Grady Sizemore UPDATE: Welcome back, Grady Sizemore. In Sizemore's second at-bat of the game, he homered off of Orioles starter Brad Bergesen to give the Indians a 2-0 lead in the third inning. He grounded out in his first at-bat. Sizemore added a double and finished 2 for 4 in the Indians' 4-2 victory over the Orioles.

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Grady Sizemore is back for the Indians. The team activated their center fielder before Sunday's game, sending right-hander Mitch Talbot to the disabled list with a right elbow strain.

Sizemore is leading off play center field for the Indians today against the Orioles.

Sizemore hasn't played since May 16 of last season and underwent microfracture surgery on June 4 of last year.

In five rehab games at Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus, Sizemore hit .353 (6 for 17) with two doubles and a home run.

Talbot is 1-0 with a 1.46 ERA in two starts this season. He's expected to miss three to four weeks.

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Comments

Since: Nov 24, 2008
Posted on: April 17, 2011 4:45 pm
 

Sizemore back, leading off for Indians

Glad to see Sizemore back and hitting like a HR KIng. Bad news is Indians lost a good starter just at a time when the team is starting to play as a successful unit.  Hope they overcome loss of Talbot.


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