Okay, so this does explain why he’s been DHing a bit more than usual as of late. Tito is giving him today off, and according to our good buddy Jordan Bastian, it’s just a day off, and that it’s no big deal.
But we’re Indians fans. We don’t handle stuff like this well. Lie to us, Tito. Lie to me. Just tell me he had bad sushi yesterday and the Pepto ain’t working. Anything but the possibility of a bad injury.
But you can understand why it’s a bit nerve-stomping to have the team MVP even hint at an injury when the Indians are often a big enough offensively-challenged eyesore as it is with him. I’m beaten down. Sorry. I live in Toronto, and I’m jealous at seeing the Jays flick their wrists and the ball goes to Venus. We have…*GAG*
Anyhoo, our new offensive and defensive savior, Lonnie Chisenhall is leading off today. We’ll see if he’s a new sparkplug for our Little Engine That is More or Less Stuck on the Mendoza Line. Now, excuse me while I curl up in the fetal position.