C - FA
The Guardians designated Mike Zunino for assignment Friday.
Zunino is hitting .177 this season with three home runs across 124 plate appearances. He'll look to find a new landing spot elsewhere. Cam Gallagher is starting behind the plate for Cleveland on Friday against the Diamondbacks.
Guardians catcher Mike Zunino is out of the starting lineup Thursday versus the Red Sox.
Zunino went 1-for-3 with a pair of strikeouts in Wednesday's contest and will hit the bench to begin Thursday's tilt with the Red Sox. The 32-year-old has limped to a .190 average with three homers and a massive 43.5% K% across 131 plate appearances this season.
Mike Zunino went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in a 5-2 win over Boston on Friday.
Zunino ripped a solo homer off of Boston starter Nick Pivetta in the fourth inning. The blast traveled 346 feet and had an exit velocity of 105.8 MPH. Zunino is now hitting .245 with two homers, seven runs, and five RBI in 53 at-bats this year.
Mike Zunino is not starting on Wednesday against the Yankees.
Zunino will get the afternoon off for the Guardians. Cam Gallagher will get the start behind the plate and hit No. 9 in the lineup for Cleveland against Clarke Schmidt.
Mike Zunino went 3-for-3 with three doubles, a walk, and an RBI in a 3-2 win over the Yankees on Monday.
Zunino was impressive in picking up three extra-base hits, including a game-tying double in the fourth inning. Zunino has shown plenty of pop over his first 25 at-bats for the Guardians, hitting .320 with a homer, five doubles, and four RBI.