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Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher progress update; Gavin Floyd undergoes surgery; roster moves

Cleveland Indians outfielder/first baseman Nick Swisher is making progress in his rehab from surgeries on both knees. Swisher ran the bases for the first time this week, a good sign for someone with injuries such as his. Indians manager Terry Francona said it wasn't the last step, but it was a big step for Swisher. Francona raved about the progress of outfielder Brandon Moss and how he was able to decelerate and run the bases. That same kind of ability to decelerate, stop and then go again is what he's looking for with Swisher. Swisher will eventually start to run through live and...

Akron Beacon Journal

Indians pitcher Gavin Floyd to have elbow surgery

GOODYEAR, ARIZ.: Cleveland Indians pitcher Gavin Floyd will have surgery on a fractured bone in his right elbow.Floyd, who missed most of last season with Atlanta with the same injury, will have the operation on Tuesday at the Cleveland Clinic. Indians manager Terry Francona said Floyd will miss “a good portion if not the whole year.”The club signed Floyd as a free agent in the offseason, hoping he could rebound and join their starting rotation. However, he experienced soreness before his spring debut and an MRI last week revealed the fracture.Floyd had a similar operation last June after...

Plain Dealer

Cleveland Indians Gavin Floyd undergoes elbow surgery Tuesday at Cleveland Clinic

Indians right-hander Gavin Floyd expected to most, if not all, of this season following surgery to repair fractured right elbow.

Plain Dealer

Does Gavin Floyd miss mean Cleveland Indians can't evaluate pitchers? Hey, Hoynsie! (photos, video)

The Indians have earned a reputation throughout baseball for taking injured pitchers and making them productive again. Did that reputation take a hit because of the signing of Gavin Floyd and his susequent right elbow fracture?

News-Herald

Cleveland Indians notes: Development of Trevor Bauer important after Gavin Floyd injury

He is the Indians' mad scientist, professor backwards, and captain crazy - at least that's his public image.However, Trevor Bauer, in the eyes of Trevor Bauer, is the thinking man's pitcher. In the eyes of Indians Manager Terry Francona, Bauer, with the injury to Gavin Floyd, has become an even more important member of the starting rotation.

Baltimore Sun

Severna Park native Gavin Floyd may need elbow surgery again

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Gavin Floyd has reinjured his pitching right elbow and may need surgery.

Columbus Dispatch

Around baseball: Indians' Floyd is out for ‘foreseeable future’

Right-hander Gavin Floyd’s comeback season could be over before it started. The Cleveland Indians said the pitcher will be out for “the foreseeable future” after reinjuring his troublesome right elbow. Floyd, who has made just 14 starts over the past two seasons, reinjured a stress fracture that limited him to just nine starts a year ago with Atlanta.

Plain Dealer

What Gavin Floyd's injury means for the Cleveland Indians' rotation: Zack Meisel's musings

Gavin Floyd's injury, which carries an indefinite timetable, creates an additional opening to the one already sought after by Danny Salazar, T.J. House, Josh Tomlin, Zach McAllister, Shaun Marcum and Bruce Chen.

Plain Dealer

Michael Bourn, Trevor Bauer give Cleveland Indians hope on bad day (photos, videos)

Tuesday morning began with the Indians announcing that right-hander Gavin Floyd would be lost for a significant amount of time because of a right elbow injury. A few hours later Michael Bourn and Trevor Bauer rekindled the optimism that has driven the Indians all spring during a 10-6 win over the Cubs.

Akron Beacon Journal

Cleveland Indians SP Gavin Floyd re-injures throwing elbow, is out for 'foreseeable future'

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Gavin Floyd has re-injured his right elbow, the same one that's ended his last two seasons, according to the team.  Per the release, Floyd suffered a re-injury of the elbow stress fracture from last year and is out for the foreseeable future.  Floyd, 32, was signed in the offseason and slated to be the Tribe's No. 4 starter in the rotation. He had Tommy John surgery on that elbow in 2013 and then suffered the initial stress fracture in 2014.  This opens the door for both T.J. House and Danny Salazar to make the Opening Day starting rotation. It also...

Akron Beacon Journal

Cleveland Indians pitcher Gavin Floyd re-injures throwing elbow, is out for “forseeable future”

Indians starting pitcher Gavin Floyd has re-injured his right elbow, the same one that’s ended his past two seasons, according to the team.Per a news release, Floyd suffered a re-injury of the elbow stress fracture from last year and is out “for the foreseeable future.” No timetable has been set for his return.“I think it’s pretty safe to say he’s going to miss significant time,” Indians manager Terry Francona said. “I think more importantly right now is trying to, for us, support him.”Floyd, 32, was signed in the offseason and slated to be the Tribe’s No. 4 starter in the...

Plain Dealer

Terry Francona, on Gavin Floyd's injury: 'It's kind of like getting punched in the stomach'

It's Gavin Floyd's elbow that hurts. But Indians manager Terry Francona wouldn't be surprised if he feels it in his gut, too.

News-Herald

Jim Ingraham: Gavin Floyd injury throws wrench into Cleveland Indians' rotation

On March 9, speaking to reporters in Arizona about the Indians' pitching depth, Manager Terry Francona said this: "When you think you have a lot, you go get more."On March 10 this happened: The Indians announced Gavin Floyd has a fractured elbow and will be sidelined "for the foreseeable future.

MLB

Floyd's seven strikeouts

4/10/13: Gavin Floyd strikes out seven Nationals hitters over 5 1/3 innings, throwing 54 of his 84 pitches for strikes