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RHP Shawn Armstrong recalled from AAA Columbus

OF Abraham Almonte optioned to AAA

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2017 Major League roster:

  • Recalled RHP SHAWN ARMSTRONG from AAA Columbus.
  • Optioned OF ABRAHAM ALMONTE to AAA Columbus.

Armstrong is beginning his sixth stint with the Indians this season, posting a mark of 1-0 with a 4.26 ERA in 16 relief appearances with Cleveland thus far (19.0IP, 15H, 9R/ER, 6BB, 16SO, .208 avg). Around his tenure in Cleveland he has posted a mark of 1-0 with 7 saves and a 2.33 ERA in 17 outings for the Clippers (19.1IP, 14H, 5R/ER, HR, 8BB, 24SO, .197 avg). He has not allowed a run over his last six Triple-A outings (7.0IP) and has limited right-handed batters to a .135 (5-37) average against for the season.

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2017 Major League roster:

  • Recalled RHP SHAWN ARMSTRONG from AAA Columbus.
  • Optioned OF ABRAHAM ALMONTE to AAA Columbus.

Armstrong is beginning his sixth stint with the Indians this season, posting a mark of 1-0 with a 4.26 ERA in 16 relief appearances with Cleveland thus far (19.0IP, 15H, 9R/ER, 6BB, 16SO, .208 avg). Around his tenure in Cleveland he has posted a mark of 1-0 with 7 saves and a 2.33 ERA in 17 outings for the Clippers (19.1IP, 14H, 5R/ER, HR, 8BB, 24SO, .197 avg). He has not allowed a run over his last six Triple-A outings (7.0IP) and has limited right-handed batters to a .135 (5-37) average against for the season.