Luplow went 2-for-3 with a pair of solo home runs, three runs and two walks during a 10-7 loss against the Nationals on Saturday.
The 26-year-old only has 15 homers this season and has sometimes gone a whole month without going deep, but this was his third two-homer game of the year. He is hitting .303 with four home runs in September. Luplow is batting .276 with 31 extra-base hits, 38 RBI, 42 runs and three steals in 225 at-bats this season.
Luplow is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Phillies.
Luplow had cracked the lineup in each of the Indians' last three games, but the Tribe opposed left-handed starting pitchers in each of those contests. Greg Allen will check in for Luplow in Sunday's series finale and still appears to occupy the strong side of a platoon in left field.
Luplow went 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, two RBI and a run scored Tuesday against the Tigers.
Luplow entered the game in the third inning, replacing Jake Bauers. He did immediate damage, tripling to deep left field to account for both of his RBI. Despite seeing inconsistent playing time due to his struggles against right-handed pitching, Luplow has recorded two home runs and five total extra-base hits since Sept. 10. For the season, he's hitting .282/.371/.550 across 240 plate appearances.
Luplow went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run, two runs scored, three RBI and a pair of walks to help the Indians to an 8-0 victory over the Angels on Tuesday.
It was an active day for the 25-year-old outfielder, who reached base in three of his four plate appearances and checked in with his 12th long ball of the season with a second-inning, two-run blast off Jose Suarez. Luplow has posted solid numbers over his 75 games this season, with a .271/.357/.518 slash line over 199 at-bats.
Luplow is not in the lineup Tuesday against the White Sox.
Luplow went 0-for-1 with a walk in his return from a hamstring strain Monday. He won't be asked to play two games in a row right away. Jake Bauers is starting in left field.
Luplow (hamstring) was activated from the 10-day injured list Monday and will bat fifth and play left field against the White Sox.
Luplow will wind up missing just shy of a month with a hamstring strain. Prior to the injury, he'd hit a strong .271/.347/.510 in 69 games for the Indians. He mashes lefties but will probably sit against most tough righties down the stretch.
Luplow (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
Luplow has been out with a hamstring strain since early August. He appears to be on track to return when rosters expand Sept. 1.
Luplow landed on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring strain Tuesday, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
Luplow left Monday's game against the Rangers with what was originally referred to as a hamstring cramp. The issue was evidently more serious than initially reported, and he'll now sit for a minimum of 10 days. Greg Allen was recalled to take his place as a part-time outfielder.
Luplow was removed from Monday's game against Texas due to a cramp in his right hamstring, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
The issue cropped up while Luplow was stealing third base, though he's not expected to miss significant time. He'll be considered day-to-day moving forward.
Luplow left Monday night's game against the Rangers in the seventh inning with an apparent left leg injury after sliding awkwardly into third base, Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Luplow suffered the injury while attempting to steal third base, though the details are still unclear. Tyler Naquin replaced Luplow on the basepaths.
Luplow is not in the lineup Saturday against the Royals, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
Luplow will sit for a second straight game as Greg Allen picks up another start in left field in his stead. The outfielder is slashing .259/.355/.444 with one home run and four RBI in 11 games since the All-Star break.
Luplow isn't in the lineup for Friday's game against the Royals.
Luplow will bow out of the starting nine with a right-hander in Jakob Junis set to toe the rubber for the opposition. Greg Allen, a switch hitter, draws the start in left field and is set to bat seventh with Luplow out of the equation.
Luplow is not in Sunday's lineup against the Royals.
While Luplow has started four of the last seven games, he has not started against a right-handed pitcher over the last 30 games. Jake Bauers will start in left field while Mike Freeman starts at shortstop, pushing Francisco Lindor to designated hitter.
Luplow is not in the lineup Saturday against the Royals.
Luplow had started four of the last five games, with each start coming against a lefty. He'll make way for Greg Allen in left field with righty Jakob Junis on the mound for Kansas City.
Luplow remains out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
Stuck in the short side of a platoon in right field with Tyler Naquin, Luplow has seen few opportunities recently while the Indians have faced a spate of right-handed starting pitchers. Luplow will remain on the bench for the 12th time in 14 games Sunday.
Luplow is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Tigers, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
Luplow will head to the bench after cracking the lineup each of the past three games, with Cleveland opposing right-handed starting pitchers in each of those contests. At this stage, Luplow still appears to be stuck in the short side of a platoon in right field with Tyler Naquin.
Luplow will start in right field and bat cleanup Thursday against the Rangers.
Luplow looks to be stuck in the short end of a platoon with Tyler Naquin, but he'll crack the lineup for a second straight game with the Indians facing another left-handed starting pitcher (Mike Minor). The 25-year-old made the most of his start in Wednesday's 10-4 win, going 2-for-4 with a double, two runs and three RBI.
Luplow is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Reds, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
Tyler Naquin will man right field while Luplow remains on the bench for the second straight game while the Indians oppose another right-handed starting pitcher (Anthony DeSclafani). Though his .831 OPS on the season well outpaces that of Naquin (.703), Luplow looks to be stuck in a short-side platoon role for now.
Luplow is not starting Friday against the Yankees, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
No Cleveland corner outfielder appears to have a particularly firm hold on a starting job at the moment. Oscar Mercado starts in left Friday, with Tyler Naquin in right.
Luplow went 3-for-5 with a home run, double, three RBI and an additional run in Wednesday's 9-7 win over the Twins.
Luplow made his second straight start following the demotion of Greg Allen, who appeared to unseat Luplow as a regular in the outfield before being optioned to Triple-A Columbus. Though he may not have much job security with Tyler Naquin (calf) returning from the 10-day injured list to take Allen's spot, Luplow made his case for sticking in the lineup with his clutch two-run home run, which helped the Tribe overcome a 5-1 deficit. Though Luplow hasn't had a full-time role for a good chunk of the season, his eight long balls on the season are good for fourth on the team.
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