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Indians Activate Edwin Encarnacion From the DL, Place Rajai Davis on DL with Non-Baseball Medical Condition

One of the Indians big bats is back, as today the Tribe activated DH/1B Edwin Encarnacion from the 10-day DL, and placed outfielder Rajai Davis on the 10-day Disabled List with a non-baseball medical condition.

The move for Davis is retroactive to August 20th, and according to Terry Francona (via Jordan Bastian on Twitter Wednesday), he will be ready to be back on September 1st.

Encarnacion was placed on the disabled list back on August 11th with a right hand contusion.

For the year he is batting .229 (88-for-384) with 14 doubles, 25 homers and 81 RBI in 104 games. He enters play today fourth in the American League in RBI (81) and 12th in home runs (25).

Davis is batting .246 (43-for-175) with 16 stolen bases in 21 attempts across 81 games for Cleveland in 2018. Today marks his fifth career stint on the Major League Disabled List.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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