As many expected, the Cleveland Indians activated designated hitter Travis Hafner on Wednesday afternoon. Pronk has been on the shelf since the end of May after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. Jordan Bastian reports that the corresponding move with Hafner's activation was putting Shelley Duncan on paternity leave, so the Indians will have another decision to make this week.
Manny Acta put Hafner right back in the heat of order, hitting cleanup as the DH. The complete Indians lineup for Game 3 of the Angels' series:
Today's Tribe 9: Choo RF, Cabrera SS, Kipnis 2B, Hafner DH, Brantley CF, Kotchman 1B, Hannahan 3B, Damon LF, Marson C. SP: Lowe.— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) July 4, 2012