Indians’ Sizemore scratched with sore back
Grady Sizemore has been scratched from the Cleveland Indians’
lineup just before their game with the Detroit Tigers because of a
The move caused Cleveland manager Manny Acta to juggle his
lineup Sunday against Tigers ace Justin Verlander.
Michael Brantley, scheduled to hit ninth and play left field,
replaced Sizemore in the second spot in the order and center
Austin Kearns moved into the lineup, hitting eighth and playing
left, while catcher Lou Marson moved from eighth to ninth.