Indians activate Laffey, option him to minors
The Cleveland Indians activated left-handed pitcher Aaron Laffey
on Tuesday and optioned him to Triple-A Columbus.
Laffey has been on the disabled list since July 23 with a tired
left shoulder. He was 2-3 with a 4.62 ERA in 25 games for the
Laffey began the season in Cleveland’s bullpen and was sent to
Columbus on May 30. He returned to Cleveland on June 26, but was
shut down after five starts.
The Indians want Laffey to get regular work out of bullpen in
the final games of Columbus’ season.
Indians manager Manny Acta said right-hander Carlos Carrasco
will be called up from Columbus to start Wednesday’s game against
the Chicago White Sox.