Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

He will bat ninth in Cleveland's lineup and start in center field.

Through 33 games for the Clippers this season, Zimmer hit.294 with.371 on-base and.532 slugging percentages. This is Armstrong's third stint with the Indians this year. The outfielder went 0-for-3 in his major league debut Tuesday night in the Indians' 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. Then, the punch that really made the two-out rally hurt came in the form of Corey Dickerson's three-run home run to right field. Winners of their last two, Cleveland will hope Zimmer's arrival helps them start building some momentum.

OF Yandy Diaz was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday.

However, Zimmer has consistently demonstrated an ability to combine power and speed throughout his minor league career.

Outfielder Abraham Almonte was removed during the fifth inning of Monday's game with a right shoulder injury.

Derek Jeter's adorable nephew is tipping his cap again at Yankees' ceremony
Jeter's impact will be felt on the visitors' side, too, as former teammates and former opponents but most of all as fans. There is no attempt here to make Jeter into more than he was because the Yankees will retire his No. 2 on Sunday.

Zimmer drove in 14 runs, scored another 22 and drew 14 walks against 43 strikeouts.

The Cleveland Indians announced that they have called up top outfield prospect Bradley Zimmer among a series of roster moves. This has been a fact ever since joining the Indians organization, striking out 43 times this season in 33 games.

In this Prepare for List Off, Bud Shaw and I talked about Zimmer coming to Cleveland and what we think it says about a team that stands second in the AL Central, with the sixth-best record in the American League.

RHP Carlos Frias was designated for assignment by the Indians on Tuesday.

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