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The Cleveland Indians have designated Travis Hafner as their nominee for the 2009 Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award.
A fan vote will decide the six finalists.
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Asdrubal Cabrera’s second two-run homer of the game, originally ruled a single off the short wall in right field and overturned by replay review, broke an eighth-inning tie and lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 9-6 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Travis Hafner hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap the Cleveland’s five-run rally and give the Indians a 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday night.
Hafner hit the first pitch from Luis Perez (1-2) deep into the right-field seats for Cleveland’s second walkoff slam of the season. Carlos Santana also did it to beat Detroit 9-5 on April 29.
Travis Hafner took batting practice on Sunday at Yankee Stadium, the first time he has done so since suffering a right oblique injury on May 19.
The Sykeston, N.D., native hopes to do the same today with a minor league rehab stint to follow if everything goes well.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Injured Indians designated hitter Travis Hafner is set to take batting practice for the first time since going on the disabled list.
Hafner, who has been sidelined since May 20 with a strained side muscle, will take batting practice Friday with his teammates in New York before the Indians open a four-game series at Yankee Stadium. Manager Manny Acta said Thursday that Hafner could soon be sent out on a rehab assignment in the minors.
The Indians have been hit hard again.
The club placed designated hitter Travis Hafner on the 15-day disabled list with a strained side muscle on Friday, another blow to the AL Central leaders, who put center fielder Grady Sizemore on the DL earlier in the week with a bruised knee.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cleveland Indians designated hitter Travis Hafner was sidelined again Thursday because his right side was still sore.
Manager Manny Acta didn’t say if not Hafner was going to be placed on the disabled list.
Tipping the scale at a robust 9 pounds, 6 ounces when he arrived in October, Blake Lee Hafner is the apple of his daddy’s eye.
Sitting in front of his locker after a morning round of batting practice, Travis Hafner, the Cleveland Indians’ easygoing, hard-swinging designated hitter, beams when asked about his newborn son, who has already taken to grabbing objects left-handed — like his father.
Cleveland Indians designated hitter Travis Hafner missed a second straight game Sunday because of an injured left shoulder, but expects a quick return to the lineup.
Hafner is set for a precautionary exam Monday in Cleveland. It’s an off-day for the Indians, and they’ll start a series Tuesday at Detroit.
Rookie Trevor Crowe and the new-look Cleveland Indians made a small stir in the AL Central.
Crowe hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, helping the Indians beat Minnesota 2-1 Thursday to drop the third-place Twins 4½ games behind first-place Detroit.
“We wanted to win two of three here,” Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire said after losing twice. “We can’t fault anybody but ourselves.”
Pronk is back with the Tribe.
Travis Hafner was activated from the 15-day disabled list on Friday by the Cleveland Indians, in time for the opening game of their series in Chicago against the White Sox.
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