Indians activate outfielder Michael Bourn from disabled list
Bourn had been on the DL since early July with a strained left hamstring. He began the year on the disabled list after having surgery on the same hamstring in the offseason and later missed four games in May when he re-aggravated the tendon.
Bourn, a two-time All-Star, is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .316 in 66 games this season. The Indians entered Friday at 60-60, 5.5 games behind the Detroit Tigers for the second American League Wild Card.
On Friday's SI Now, former catcher for the New York Yankees Jim Leyritz discusses why he doesn't like the new rules protecting catchers and how a part of a catchers job is to make instinctive decisions.
- Ben Estes