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As the Indians were settling on which players would make the club out of spring training, one of the cuts that had to be made was OF Ezequiel Carrera. Carrera was designated for assignment and did not make it through the waiver process. He was claimed by the Philadelphia Phillies. Today the Indians returned the favor.
“The Cleveland Indians have claimed OF EZEQUIEL CARRERA off waivers from Philadelphia. To make room on the club’s 40-man roster, 1B MIKE McDADE has been designated for assignment.
Carrera, 25, has appeared in 13 games for the Phillies this season. He was in Major League camp with the Indians this spring (.279, 12-for-43, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 11 SB) before being designated for assignment on March 25 and claimed off waivers by Philadelphia on April 2.”
Ezequiel is a career .250 in the big leagues. He is probably most fondly remembered for his game winning bunt way back in May of 2011.
Those who choose to look deep between the lines might wonder if this has anything to do with Michael Bourn’s injury.
[Related: Still no timetable for Bourn's return]
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On Thursday evening the Cleveland Indians claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from Philadelphia. To make room on the club's 40-man roster the Indians esiganted first baseman Mike McDade for assignment.
Carrera, 25, has appeared in 13 games for the Phillies this season and went 1-for-13 in limited time. He was in Major League camp with the Indians this spring...
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Cleveland manager Terry Francona...
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Slumping Indians first baseman Nick Swisher will miss the next few games because of a sore left shoulder.
Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Swisher received a cortisone shot after an MRI revealed no structural damage.
Swisher is expected to miss the three-game series against Kansas City. Francona said Swisher possibly could return Friday when the Indians open a three-game set...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have recalled right-hander Trevor Bauer from Triple-A Columbus to start Wednesday night's game against Philadelphia.
Bauer, the No. 3 pick in the 2011 draft by Arizona, will be making his second start of the season. He walked seven and allowed three runs in five innings in a loss to Tampa Bay on April 6. Bauer was 1-0 with a 2.50 ERA in...
The Cleveland Indians have recalled starting pitcher Trevor Bauer so he could get the spot-start Wednesday. To make room for him on the active roster, the Indians sent down pitcher Nick Hagadone.
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When you're hot, you're hot. And right now, the Cleveland Indians are on fire.
As you know, these last four games have been fun — very fun.
Just take a look at these numbers:
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There were a few technical difficulties while recording this one, so be aware that it may sound a little odd in places. Still definitely worth a listen. The boys talk about upcoming roster moves, the Ubaldo Jimenez trade, predicting series outcomes and the current state of the Indians farm system.
Anyway, here is the episode recorded on April 30th. Enjoy!