Sizemore To DL, Duncan Promoted
Sizemore injured his left knee on Sunday, May 16 in Baltimore. So far this year he is batting .211 (27-128) with 15R, 6 2B, 2 3B and 13RBI in 33 games. This marks his third career trip to the disabled list at the big league level.
Duncan, 30, was signed to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training on January 5. He has spent the entire season to date at AAA Columbus hitting .301 (44-146) with 21 runs scored, 11 doubles, 6HR and 34RBI in 38 games (14-OF, 3-1B, 21-DH). His 34RBI were 4th most in the International League . In 16 games during the month of May, Duncan has hit .354 (23-65) with 8 runs scored, 6 doubles, 3HR and 13RBI. Last year he earned International League MVP honors after hitting .277 with 85 runs scored, 30 doubles, a triple, 30HR and 99RBI with Scranton. He owns a career Major League average of .219 with 8HR and 24RBI in 68 games and last appeared with the New York Yankees on October 4, 2009 vs. Tampa Bay. He wears #47.
Cabrera was placed on the 15-day disabled list yesterday (May 18) with a fractured left forearm. He is expected to be out for 8-10 weeks. The Indians 40-man roster stands at 40.