Indians send 3B Chisenhall to minors
CLEVELAND -- The Indians have optioned struggling starting third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall to Triple-A Columbus.
Chisenhall, who was given the everyday job in spring training, is batting .213 with three home runs and 11 RBIs. Chisenhall went 0 for 3 on Sunday with two strikeouts in a win at Detroit and is hitless in his last 11 at-bats.
The Indians had high hopes for the 24-year-old Chisenhall, who split time between Cleveland and Columbus last season. He batted .268 in 43 games for the Indians.
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