The Cleveland Indians have activated right-hander Shane Bieber from the 60-day injured list for a start Friday night against the Chicago White Sox.
- Indians activate Bieber to start against White Sox
- Browns' OBJ 'ready to go' after lengthy recovery
- Buckeyes' Stroud to be emergency QB vs. Akron
- OBJ closer to return but 'taking it day by day'
Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer
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Reigning AL Cy Young winner Shane Bieber, who hasn't pitched since June 13, will start for Cleveland on Friday. Interim manager DeMarlo Hale said Bieber would be on a pitch count of approximately 70 pitches vs. the White Sox.
Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields will make his first career start against the Browns as Andy Dalton is expected to be out with a left knee injury, coach Matt Nagy told reporters Wednesday.
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Despite dealing with injury to his throwing shoulder, Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud is on track to start for the Buckeyes Saturday against Akron. Coach Ryan Day says the COVID-shortened 2020 season limited opportunities for younger players like Stroud.
Browns WR Jarvis Landry has landed on IR with an MCL sprain, which will sideline him for at least the next three games.