Today the Cleveland Indians have announced that they have claimed first baseman/left fielder Vinny Rottino off of waivers from the New York Mets. To make room on the 40-man roster for him the Indians have designated right-handed pitcher Chris Schwinden for assignment.
The Cleveland Indians acquired right handed relief pitcher Esmil Rogers from the Colorado Rockies for cash consideration. To make the move, the Tribe designated Luke Carlin for assignment to place him on the 40-man, and sent Matt LaPorta down to Columbus to clear space on their active roster.
The 2013 Cleveland Indians Baseball Insider book featuring the Indians' Top 100 Prospects and more is now available. Also, previous editions from 2008-2012 are also available at a discounted rate. Just click on the book image for more information. Thanks again for all the support!