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• Indians general manager Chris Antonetti, who made a planned visit to Rangers Ballpark, said on Tuesday that he remains confident in Manny Acta's abilities as manager of the Tribe.

"Yes," Antonetti said. "I don't feel any differently than when we've talked earlier."

• Antonetti said on Tuesday that right-hander Roberto Hernandez (sprained right ankle) is no longer wearing a protective boot and has been cleared to resume light baseball activities.

• The White Sox announced on Tuesday that their Sept. 25 tilt against the Indians at U.S. Cellular Field has been shifted from 8:10 p.m. to 2:10 p.m. ET. The change was made out of respect to the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur.

• Cleveland's Double-A affiliate in Akron opened the Eastern League finals against Trenton on Tuesday night at Canal Park. The Indians' Class A Lake County club was eliminated from the Midwest League playoffs with a loss to Fort Wayne on Monday.

• Indians general manager Chris Antonetti, who made a planned visit to Rangers Ballpark, said on Tuesday that he remains confident in Manny Acta's abilities as manager of the Tribe.

"Yes," Antonetti said. "I don't feel any differently than when we've talked earlier."

• Antonetti said on Tuesday that right-hander Roberto Hernandez (sprained right ankle) is no longer wearing a protective boot and has been cleared to resume light baseball activities.

• The White Sox announced on Tuesday that their Sept. 25 tilt against the Indians at U.S. Cellular Field has been shifted from 8:10 p.m. to 2:10 p.m. ET. The change was made out of respect to the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur.

• Cleveland's Double-A affiliate in Akron opened the Eastern League finals against Trenton on Tuesday night at Canal Park. The Indians' Class A Lake County club was eliminated from the Midwest League playoffs with a loss to Fort Wayne on Monday.