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Cleveland Indians OF Abraham Almonte Out 3-5 Weeks

Cleveland Indians OF Abraham Almonte Out 3-5 Weeks
Published On: Wed, May 17
Apr 11, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians right fielder Abraham Almonte (35) at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Indians OF Abraham Almonte was placed on the 10-day DL on Monday, and was re-evaluated on Tuesday. Almonte underwent an MRI to his right arm/shoulder area, revealing a high grade strain to his biceps tendon.

According to the Indians, Almonte will be shut down from activity and is expected to miss 3-to-5 weeks before return to Major League activity.

Previously, manager Terry Francona was confident in a quick return for Abe, last week saying He thinks he can probably play tomorrow. It looks like that assumption was probably a little much.

Almontes versatility has been on full display this season for the Tribe in 33 games. Almonte is batting .221 with a .660 OPS, 19 hits, 1 HR, and 6 RBI. A full breakdown of Almontes stats can be found here.

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