The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the Major League roster:
Selected the contract of OF MELKY CABRERA (#53) from Triple-A Columbus.
Optioned RHP EVAN MARSHALL to AAA Columbus.
Designated RHP ALEXI OGANDO for assignment.
Cabrera, 33, was signed as a free agent by the Indians on April 25 after splitting the 2017 season between Chicago-AL and Kansas City, where he hit a combined .285 (177-for-620) with 17 home runs and 85 RBI in 156 games between Chicago and Kansas City, finishing one HR and two RBI shy of matching his single-season career highs. The switch-hitting outfielder was assigned to AAA Columbus on May 7, hitting .286 (12-for-42) with 4 doubles and 4 RBI in 10 games (hit safely in his last 7 contests).