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Chisenhall progressing toward game action

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KANSAS CITY -- Indians outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall, who went on the seven-day concussion disabled list retroactive to May 23, had another productive day on Friday and could begin a rehab assignment at Double-A Akron on Saturday if he receives medical clearance.

"If that happens [Friday night], he'll play in Akron tomorrow," manager Terry Francona said before the series opener against the Royals. "And then, we'll go from there. Depending on how he's feeling, he could rejoin us or play another game. We'll see."

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KANSAS CITY -- Indians outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall, who went on the seven-day concussion disabled list retroactive to May 23, had another productive day on Friday and could begin a rehab assignment at Double-A Akron on Saturday if he receives medical clearance.

"If that happens [Friday night], he'll play in Akron tomorrow," manager Terry Francona said before the series opener against the Royals. "And then, we'll go from there. Depending on how he's feeling, he could rejoin us or play another game. We'll see."

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Chisenhall has played in 33 games this season, hitting .261 with six home runs and 22 RBIs.

Robert Falkoff is a contributor to MLB.com based in Kansas City.

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