The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has set their Opening Day roster for the start of the 2012 Major League Championship Season.
Today the Indians purchased the contracts of INF JOSE LOPEZ and RHP DAN WHEELER from the AAA Columbus Clippers, adding them to the club’s big league roster. In order to allow room on the 40-man roster the Indians placed OF GRADY SIZEMORE on the 60-day Disabled List (lower back surgery) and designated OF THOMAS NEAL for assignment. Also today the Indians placed LHP DAVID HUFF on the 15-day DL (right hamstring strain), retroactive to March 30.
The following players have also been assigned to the Triple-A Columbus roster: RHP JEREMY ACCARDO, CA MATT PAGNOZZI, INF GREGORIO PETIT, OF RYAN SPILBORGHS. Also today OF FELIX PIE was released and …VANDENHURK???
The 2012 Major League, 25-man roster is now set for tomorrow’s opening game.