|Apr. 13 12:29 PM PT1:29 PM MT2:29 PM CT3:29 PM ET15:29 ET19:29 GMT3:29 12:29 PM MST2:29 PM EST2:59 PM VEN23:29 UAE2:29 PM CT-Naquin, a finalist for last year's AL Rookie of the Year award, has been optioned to Triple-A Columbus.
Analysis: Naquin has gotten off to a slow start, going 5 for 17 with zero RBIs and five strikeouts, and the Indians do have outfield depth with Abraham Almonte, Brandon Guyer and Austin Jackson. The defending AL champs will roll with Lonnie Chisenhall in center field for now after activating him from the disabled list Thursday. Naquin finished third in the 2016 Rookie of the Year voting after hitting .296 with 14 homers and 43 RBIs in 116 games.
|Mar. 6 1:08 PM PT2:08 PM MT3:08 PM CT4:08 PM ET16:08 ET21:08 GMT5:08 2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST4:38 PM VEN1:08 UAE (+1)3:08 PM CT-The Indians received good news on Tyler Naquin's foot injury, according to reports Monday. An X-ray on Naquin's right foot came back negative and he was listed as day-to-day with a contusion.
Analysis: Naquin, who finished third in balloting for the American League Rookie of the Year in 2016, fouled a ball off his foot in Sunday's exhibition game against the San Diego Padres. Naquin, 25, appeared in 116 games and batted .296 with 14 home runs and 43 RBIs in 321 at-bats. He was off to a fast start in the spring, going 7-for-14 with three doubles and two RBIs in five games.