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Indians Manager Terry Francona Updates Michael Brantley and Lonnie Chisenhall Injury Situations

On Wednesday Cleveland Indians manager, Terry Francona gave an update on the injury situations for Michael Brantley and Lonnie Chisenhall.

Michael Brantley has been out since August 9th with an ankle injury.

Francona had the following to say about Brantley:

“Brantley will continue progression the next couple of days with the goal of trying to get into a game this weekend.”

Lonnie Chisenhall has been out with a calf injury since September 15th.

Francona gave the following update on Chisenhall:

“Lonnie Chisenhall is available off the bench tonight and is likely going to be in the lineup on Thursday.”

Francona has also given an update on Bradley Zimmer. Zimmer broke his hand on September 10th, when he slid into first base attempting to beat out a ground ball.

“Zimmer had stitches removed from his left hand. Only goal for right now is to get the rookie healthy.”

*Quotes from Jordan Bastian of*

Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on

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