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Cleveland Indians to demote Lonnie Chisenhall to Triple-A

Chisenhall and Ramirez demoted to Triple-A Columbus.

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Here's to a great week!

Orioles 7, Indians 3

A rough afternoon for Carlos Carrasco meant the Tribe dropped their series with the Orioles.  Carrasco allowed seven hits and two walks while only lasting four innings.  LGT's Jason Lukehart details the struggles in his game recap.

Tribe News

Big news on the roster front, as the Indians announced Sunday night that Lonnie Chisenhall and Jose Ramirez were optioned to Triple-A Columbus.  Third baseman Giovanny Urshela and jack-of-all-trades Zach Walters will be taking their spots with the big Tribe.

This isn't a shocker, but certainly counts as a huge move from the Indians and leads to plenty of questions.  What's the future look like for Chisenhall and Ramirez?  How much rope will Urshela be given?  When will Lindor be up?  From August Fagerstrom's article on

Urshela, 23, is the Indians' No. 4 prospect and will be making his MLB debut in his first appearance. He has long been regarded by scouts as a slick fielder, but has also improved at the plate since the start of last season.

The perception had long been that No. 1 prospect Francisco Lindor would take over the starting shortstop job from Ramirez, but Lindor is currently dealing with a lingering, minor injury, and the club does not yet feel the need to promote him at less than 100 percent.

The Indians are also gearing up for the draft, which starts tonight.  The Tribe owns four picks in the top 100, including the 17th overall pick in the draft.  Jordan Bastian notes how the Indians plans on taking the best player available.

Beyond the Box Score's Murphy Powell goes long on just how important health is to Jason Kipnis.  Fittingly, Kipnis had another big day at the plate Sunday, racking up three more hits.

Finally, Paul Dolan, the Indians owner, showed his support for Mike Aviles and his daughter Adriana, who is battling leukemia, by shaving his head.  Bastian and have more details and some great video of the "hair cut."

Around the League

Another eye-catching roster move is happening in Houston, where the Astros are calling up young uber-prospect Carlos Correa.  Chris Cwik gushes about the huge potential the 20 year old shortstop has.