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Indians claim RHP Ben Taylor

The Cleveland Indians today claimed RHP BEN TAYLOR off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. To allow room for on the 40-man roster for Taylor the Indians placed RHP CODY ANDERSON on the 60-day Disabled List (rehabilitation, right elbow surgery).
February 25, 2018

The Cleveland Indians today claimed RHP BEN TAYLOR off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. To allow room for on the 40-man roster for Taylor the Indians placed RHP CODY ANDERSON on the 60-day Disabled List (rehabilitation, right elbow surgery).Taylor appeared in 14 games for Boston in 2017, posting a

The Cleveland Indians today claimed RHP BEN TAYLOR off waivers from the Boston Red Sox. To allow room for on the 40-man roster for Taylor the Indians placed RHP CODY ANDERSON on the 60-day Disabled List (rehabilitation, right elbow surgery).
Taylor appeared in 14 games for Boston in 2017, posting a 0-1 record and 5.19 ERA (17.1IP, 20H, 10ER, 9BB, 18SO) across four stints. He made his MLB debut on April 7 at Detroit, striking out the lone batter he faced (Ian Kinsler). Taylor also recorded one save on May 17 at St. Louis, tossing the final inning and striking out two batters. He missed time July 26-August 30 with a left intercostal strain, and spent the remainder of the season at Triple-A Pawtucket after being activated from the D.L. With Pawtucket he posted a 2.70 ERA and 2 saves in 12 relief outings (13.1IP, 7H, 4R/ER, 5BB, 12SO, .156 avg). He was on the Triple-A D.L. from May 28-June 25 with right elbow inflammation.
The 25-year-old was selected by the Red Sox in the seventh round of the June 2015 Draft out of the University of South Alabama, and has a 1-4 record and 2.95 ERA (49ER/149.2IP/165 SO) in 64 career Minor League games.