Rayl activated, Cooper promoted to Akron, more moves
April 29, 2013
The Indians made a slew of moves throughout their minor league system on Monday. Here is a quick recap of the activity:
At Columbus, lefty Giovanni Soto was placed on the seven-day disabled list with a lower back strain. Also, with Carlos Carrasco recently sidelined and Diasuke Matsuzaka getting injured on Sunday, the Indians promoted right-handersToru Murata and Kyle Landis from Double-A Akron. Murata could fill a temporary starting need while Landis may only be up for a short time while they await the return of leftyScott Barnes who was just optioned back to Columbus today by the Indians.
At Akron, with the departure of Murata and Landis, the Indians have activated lefty Mike Rayl was from extended spring training and called up righty Jordan Cooper from High-A Carolina. Also, with catcher Chris Wallace moving up from Akron to Triple-A Columbus on Sunday, the Indians filled the catching need with a promotion of catcherJake Lowery from High-A Carolina.
At Carolina, the Indians placed outfielders Anthony Gallas and Bryson Myles on the disabled list and promoted outfielder Luigi Rodriguez from Low-A Lake County and outfielder Aaron Siliga from extended spring training. To replace Cooper in the rotation, the Indians also promoted right-hander Joseph Colon from Lake County.
At Lake County, with the departure of Rodriguez to Carolina the Indians activated outfielder Anthony Santander from extended spring training.
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