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LHP Ryan Merritt & RHP Shawn Armstrong recalled

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2017 Major League roster.
August 30, 2017

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2017 Major League roster:Merritt, 25, has spent most of the season in AAA Columbus, posting a mark of 10-5 with a 3.03 ERA in 19 games/18 starts (116.0IP, 116H, 39ER, 25BB, 85SO, .263 avg). He is currently 6th

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2017 Major League roster:
Merritt, 25, has spent most of the season in AAA Columbus, posting a mark of 10-5 with a 3.03 ERA in 19 games/18 starts (116.0IP, 116H, 39ER, 25BB, 85SO, .263 avg). He is currently 6th in the International League in ERA and tied for 7th in wins and over his last 7 starts since June 24 he is 4-0 with a 1.45 ERA (43.1IP, 34H, 7ER, 3BB, 29SO). Today marks his sixth stint with Cleveland this year (June 17, July 1, July 17-21, Aug. 17 & 25). He picked up his first win of the season in his last start for Cleveland on August 25 vs. Kansas City, throwing a career-high 6.2 shutout innings (7H, 1BB, 3SO). He has posted a mark of 1-0 with a 1.76 ERA in 4 games/3 starts for Cleveland this year (15.1IP, 21H, 5R/3ER). He is starting game 2 of today's doubleheader in Yankee Stadium.
Armstrong begins his seventh stint with Cleveland in 2017, posting a relief mark of 1-0 with a 4.76 ERA over 19 outings (22.1IP, 22H, 12ER, 9BB, 19SO, .244 avg). Around his time in Cleveland he has posted a record of 1-1 with 10 saves and a 2.86 ERA in 27 relief appearances for AAA Columbus (28.1IP, 26H, 9R/ER, 11BB, 35SO, .241 avg). He has limited right-handed Triple-A hitters to a .182 (10-55) average against and an overall mark of .204 (11-54) with runners on base.