Luplow (ankle) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Columbus on Friday.
Luplow has been sidelined since May 27 with an ankle injury. He went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout in his first game with Columbus. The outfielder will likely need another couple of games with the farm team before he's ready to return to the big-league roster.
Luplow underwent an MRI on Saturday which revealed no structural issues in his left ankle, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.
Luplow missed time in mid-May with a left ankle issue but had since returned to the lineup before being placed on the injured list Friday. While the MRI revealed good news for the outfielder, his return timeline won't become clear until he's reevaluated in a week.
Luplow (ankle) landed on the 10-day injured list Friday, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
Luplow suffered a left ankle sprain back in mid-May, though he'd since returned to the lineup to start four games. He went just 2-for-15 over that stretch and will now be out for at least 10 days. The move clears a spot for the team to call up Eli Morgan ahead of his big-league debut Friday against Toronto.
Luplow isn't starting Thursday's game against the Tigers due to an ankle injury, Zack Meisel of The Athletic reports.
Luplow had missed time earlier in the month due to an ankle injury but had started each of the last two games. Eddie Rosario, Bradley Zimmer and Harold Ramirez will start in the outfield from left to right.
Luplow went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer during Tuesday's win over the Tigers.
Luplow left the yard against Kyle Funkhouser in the eighth inning, tacking on a pair of insurance runs for Cleveland while snapping a seven-game hitless drought. The long ball was the seventh of the year for Luplow, but his first since April 26. Across 35 games, he's batting .168/.319/.442, which isn't helping him make a case for extra playing time.
Luplow is not starting Saturday's game against the Twins.
He returned Friday after missing a couple games with an ankle injury, but went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. Luplow's strong early-season performance is a distant memory, as he's gone hitless in 12 of his last 14 games and lowered his batting average to a miserable .172. Harold Ramirez gets the start in center field Saturday.
Luplow (ankle) is starting in center field and batting sixth Friday versus Minnesota.
The 27-year-old missed the past two games after picking up an ankle injury Monday, but he's good to go coming out of Thursday's scheduled off day. Luplow is 3-for-17 with two doubles, four walks, an RBI and a run over his past seven games.
Luplow (ankle) is not starting Wednesday's game against the Angels.
Luplow remains out of action as he recovers from a sprained ankle, which he suffered during Monday's contest. It's unclear how much time the center fielder will miss, but the fact that he was not placed on the injured list suggests it's a minor injury. Harold Ramirez once again gets the start in center.
Luplow (ankle) is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Angels.
The 27-year-old exited Monday's contest with an ankle sprain and will be held out of Tuesday's lineup. Harold Ramirez will receive the start in center field for Cleveland with Luplow sidelined.
Luplow left Monday's game against the Angels due to a left ankle sprain, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
Harold Ramirez could be in line for more playing time in center field if Luplow is forced to miss significant time. The team should find out more about the extent of the injury after further evaluation.
Luplow went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI in Friday's 7-3 loss to Seattle.
Luplow recorded his first multi-hit performance since April 12. The outfielder contributed an RBI single in the fifth inning in addition to his two doubles. He's become a part-time player in May, hitting .200 (4-for-20) in seven games. Luplow sports a .197/.337/.500 slash line with six home runs, 17 RBI, 10 runs scored and no stolen bases in 92 plate appearances. He's likely to continue sharing center field with Harold Ramirez.
Luplow isn't in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Royals.
Luplow is in the midst of an 0-for-14 slump, and he'll retreat to the bench for the third time in the last four games. Josh Naylor will shift to right field while Jake Bauers starts at first base. With Luplow failing to find much success as a full-time outfielder, he could be headed back into a short-side platoon role.
Luplow isn't starting Monday's game against the Royals.
Luplow will be out of the lineup for a second straight game after he went 0-for-12 with a run, an RBI, four walks and three strikeouts across his last four contests. Josh Naylor will shift to fight field while Yu Chang starts at first base.
Luplow is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the White Sox.
Daniel Johnson enters the Cleveland outfield as a replacement for Luplow, who had started each of the past six games. Luplow recorded only two hits in 21 at-bats over that stretch, dropping his season average to .183.
Luplow went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Monday's win over the Twins.
Luplow failed to do much of anything in his first four at-bats of the contest, but he came through in the bottom of the 10th inning when it mattered, sending a ball over the fence in left field for the walkoff victory. He's now batting .229 with six homers and 14 RBI through 17 contests in 2021. Though Luplow began the season as a short-side platoon player, he appears to be an everyday option at this point. He was in the lineup against a right-handed pitcher Monday and has now logged starts in six of the last seven games.
Luplow went 1-for-2 with a home run, three walks and two runs during Tuesday's 8-5 loss to the White Sox.
The 27-year-old continues to start exclusively against left-handers, and he found success against Chicago starter Carlos Rodon on Tuesday. Despite his lack of an everyday role, he's had success when he's gotten the opportunity, having gone 8-for-30 with five home runs and 11 RBI in 12 games.
Luplow went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Reds.
Luplow went yard in the seventh inning to extend Cleveland's lead. The 27-year-old outfielder is slashing .250/.344/.714 with four homers, 10 RBI and four runs scored across 32 plate appearances. He's also 0-for-1 on stolen base attempts this season.
Luplow entered the game on a double switch in the eighth inning and went 1-for-1 with a solo home run in Friday's 10-3 loss to the Reds.
The game was well out of hand by the time Luplow saw action, but he still made an impact. The 27-year-old is hitting .250 (6-for-24) to begin the season, but he's already launched three homers after managing only two in 2020.
Luplow went 2-for-5 with a three-run home run, a double and five total RBI during Saturday's win over the Tigers.
Luplow launched a three-run shot in the bottom of the fourth and was quite close to adding another one in the sixth, but it ended being a two-run double that scored Roberto Perez and Andres Gimenez. Luplow hasn't seen many plate appearances, but he's making the most of the limited opportunities available (3-for-13 but with two homers and seven RBI).
Luplow went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Sunday's victory over the Tigers.
The 27-year-old smacked a two-run shot off Daniel Norris in the seventh inning as Cleveland won its first game of the season. It was the first hit of the year for Luplow, who struggled greatly in 2020, slashing .192/.304/.359.
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