The Indians will be without their leadoff hitter, starting centerfielder and top base-stealing threat for at least two weeks.
The Boston Red Sox placed catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on the DL with a leg infection.
Josh Beckett, on 15-day DL, throws briefly with Farrel on Friday
The Red Sox placed right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka on the disabled list Sunday with a mild shoulder strain.
The Boston Red Sox placed shortstop Julio Lugo on the 15-day disabled list with a left quad strain on Saturday.
Friday MLB roundup