The Cleveland Indians called up former USF outfielder Bradley Zimmer, their first-round draft pick in 2014, from Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday. It was Dickerson's third home run against the Indians in two games, and it put the Indians in an early 4-0 hole.
Zimmer is regarded as a five-tool player who is expected to stick in center at the major-league level. His flexibility to play three different positions as a switch-hitter boded well for manager Terry Francona's outfield rotations. He also has 22 runs scored and 11 doubles.
RANGERS: Third baseman Adrian Beltre did some light jogging on the field at Globe Life Park for the first time since injuring his right calf, and said that he hopes to make his 2017 debut within the next three weeks. So far, two hits, including a home run. "It's a feeling that is hard to put into words". "It's something I'll never forget".
The Indians have promoted their top prospect in Bradley Zimmer ahead of Tuesday night's game against the Rays. In 126 at-bats at Columbus, Zimmer was hitting.294 with a.532 slugging percentage and.902 OPS.
Outfielder Abraham Almonte was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right biceps. This has been a fact ever since joining the Indians organization, striking out 43 times this season in 33 games.
RHP Carlos Frias was designated for assignment by the Indians on Tuesday.