RSS Twitter Facebook YouTube
Expand Menu
IBI Scoreboard for July 30, 2014
MLB
SEA 0
CLE 2
Triple-A
LOU 0
COL 13
Double-A
BOW 0
AKR 4
High-A
CAR 13
SAL 6
Low-A
LC 3
WM 2
Short-A
MV 1
TC 0
DSL
AST 4
IND 7

Indians promote Lee, option Salazar to Columbus

Indians promote Lee, option Salazar to Columbus
C.C. Lee (Photo: Zimbio)
July 12, 2013
Share via: Share: Facebook Share: Twitter Share: Google Share: Pinterest Share: Print Share: Email

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the Major League roster:

Recalled RHP CHEN-CHANG (C.C.) LEE (#20) from the Triple-A Columbus Clippers.

Optioned RHP DANNY SALAZAR to AAA Columbus.

Lee, 26, has compiled no record in 6 relief outings for Triple-A Columbus this year (6.1IP, 3H, 0R, 3BB, 12K), limiting batters to a .136 (3-22) average against. His season started on May 29 with 2 appearances at A Lake County as he rehabbed back from June 1, 2012 reconstructive surgery on his right pitching elbow. He also appeared in 8 games at AA Akron before joining Columbus on June 26, where left-handed batters have gone 0-for-9 off him.

The Peng-Hu County, Taiwan native was originally signed by Cleveland in September of 2008 and is making his debut at the Major League level. When he appears he will be the first Indians player to hail from Taiwan, the ninth overall in Major League history and just the second active player from the island nation, joining Baltimore LHP Wei-Yin Chen. He pitched in the 2009 World Baseball Classic for Chinese Taipei and 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Salazar, 23, won his Major League debut yesterday vs. Toronto (6.0IP, 2H, 1R/ER, 7K), the most strikeouts by an Indians pitcher making his MLB debut since 1964 (Luis Tiant).

User Comments

anonymous
July 19, 2013 - 5:10 AM EDT
all this talk about releivers, we NEED a bat in the middle of the order to compete for a playoff spot
dick
July 12, 2013 - 5:57 PM EDT
very cool... looking forward to seeing cclee in the bigs.
mebbe he and young cody can inspire pestano, smith, perez to better performance or move them the hell out of the way

Your Name:
Leave a Comment:
Security Code:

IBI Videos

Available IBI Books

The 2014 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!

 

RSS Twitter Facebook YouTube
News   |   Teams   |   Players   |   Reference   |   Rankings   |   Depth Chart   |   Payroll   |   Boards   |   Privacy
Admin Login
All Rights Reserved 2014, Indians Baseball Insider   |   Affordable web design by Ohio Connect