The Cleveland Indians and General Manager Mike Chernoff today announced the following promotions within the club's Baseball Operations Department. The team named Matt Forman Director of Baseball Operations, Sky Andrecheck Senior Director of Baseball Research and Development and Keith Woolner Principal Data Scientist, Baseball Analytics.
SS Francisco Lindor earned second place tonight in the 2015 American League Rookie of the Year voting. The voting was announced earlier tonight by the Baseball Writers Association of America on MLB Network.
The Cleveland Indians today announced OF MICHAEL BRANTLEY underwent arthroscopic right shoulder surgery this morning in Wilmington, DE. Dr. Craig Morgan performed the procedure to repair a small tear in the labrum of Brantley's non-throwing shoulder.