Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 8/13/12
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Unimportant Roster Update: The Indians traded J.C. Romero to the Baltimore Orioles after signing him recently to pitch for Columbus. He had signed a short term contract allowing him to request his release on Wednesday, but the Orioles decided they couldn't wait. In return, the Indians picked up Carlos Rojas, a career minor leaguer hitting .226 across AA and AAA so far this year. The Orioles are desparate for relief help right now and the Indians were going to lose him anyway, so it doesn't really matter that they got nothing in return. Player of the Game When he's good, he's really good and Justin Masterson was good again tonight. For his second start in a row he threw into the seventh and won the Player of the Game. This time he didn't allow a single run or extra base hit and struck out four. His defense also recorded three double plays behind him to keep his baserunners to a minimum. He had a final Player of the Game score of 6.70, good for his team leading 12th award of the ...
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