Cleveland Indians Recall Yandy Diaz from AAA Columbus
The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2017 Major League roster:
Recalled INF/OF YANDY DÍAZ from AAA Columbus.
Optioned RHP SHAWN ARMSTRONG to AAA Columbus.
Dίaz, 25, has split the 2017 season between Cleveland and AAA Columbus after opening the season on the Major League roster. With the Indians, he batted .236 (13-55) with 9 runs, a double and 2 RBI in 15 starts at third base prior to his April 20 option to Triple-A. With the Clippers he has batted .395 (17-43) with 9 runs, 4 2B, 1 HR & 9 RBI in 12 games (.509/.558/1.067).
Armstrong has posted a 5.63 ERA in 5 relief outings over two stints with Cleveland in 2017 (5ER/8.0IP).