Smoke signals

• Indians center fielder Michael Bourn, who has been on the 15-day disabled list since April 15, is scheduled to have the stitches removed from his injured right index finger on Thursday. Bourn remains limited to lower body strength and conditioning, as well as hand exercises.

• After a request for review was filed by Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, Major League Baseball's executive vice president of baseball operations Joe Torre changed Saturday's first-inning error by Indians left fielder Michael Brantley to a double for Altuve. Brantley has zero errors on the season.

• Entering Monday's meeting with the White Sox, the Indians had homered in 12 straight games at U.S. Cellular Field, dating back to Sept. 9, 2011. It marked the second-longest streak in team history at the ballpark (1991-present), trailing the 14-game stretch from April 7, 2005-Sept. 7, 2006. The Tribe did not homer in its 3-2 victory Monday.

• People in downtown Cleveland should be reminded that the Indians will be holding a full-scale emergency exercise on Tuesday at Progressive Field in conjunction with the city and multiple law enforcement and emergency entities.

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian. reporter Brian McTaggart contributed to this report. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.