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• Indians manager Manny Acta said on Monday that lefty Rafael Perez (on the 60-day disabled list due to a left lat issue) suffered an ankle injury in his latest Minor League rehab outing on Aug. 11. Perez has not been able to pitch off a mound since the latest setback.

• Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin (on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow injury) is scheduled to have his arm examined by specialist Dr. Lewis Yocum on Tuesday in Los Angeles. The Indians will provide an update after the meeting.

• According to STATS LLC, Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis (60 RBIs and 23 stolen bases, entering Monday) is one of four players in the Majors this season with at least 60 RBIs and 20 stolen bases. The others are Mike Trout, Ryan Braun and Starlin Castro.

• Indians manager Manny Acta said on Monday that lefty Rafael Perez (on the 60-day disabled list due to a left lat issue) suffered an ankle injury in his latest Minor League rehab outing on Aug. 11. Perez has not been able to pitch off a mound since the latest setback.

• Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin (on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow injury) is scheduled to have his arm examined by specialist Dr. Lewis Yocum on Tuesday in Los Angeles. The Indians will provide an update after the meeting.

• According to STATS LLC, Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis (60 RBIs and 23 stolen bases, entering Monday) is one of four players in the Majors this season with at least 60 RBIs and 20 stolen bases. The others are Mike Trout, Ryan Braun and Starlin Castro.