Originally written on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 6/13/12
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Roster Update: Matt LaPorta was sent back to AAA Columbus today to make room for Jairo Asencio, oops, I mean Esmil Rogers. This should be fun while it lasts and by that I mean it shouldn't be any fun at all. It's not like LaPorta blew anyone away with his play since his callup, but it also isn't like they gave him a real chance. During his 8 days with the team he managed to get into 3 games and pick up 11 at bats. The Indians organization has no respect for LaPorta at this point and they only keep him around to avoid looking stupid for the C.C. Sabathia trade Note: Congradulations go to Indians head athletic trainer, Lonnie Soloff, as he has been named to the 2012 AL All-Star squad.
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