The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2016 Major League roster: Recalled LHP RYAN MERRITT (#54) and RHP CODY ANDERSON (#56, 26th man) from AAA Columbus. Placed RHP JOBA CHAMBERLAIN on the 15-day Disabled List with a left intercostal strain (retroactive to May 22).
The Cleveland Indians have introduced a special ticket discount for the military and their families. With this new discount, military and their families will be able to save up to 20 percent on tickets to select games.
The Cleveland Indians will host the second annual Fields for the Future project on Thursday, May 12, at Cleveland's Gunning Park. In partnership with Cleveland Indians Community partners (MCPc, Victory Park Ohio, Minutemen and Mo Vaughn Enterprises), the Motz Group, the City of Cleveland, Fox Sports Ohio, WKYC, and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund, the Indians and community members will renovate a baseball field at Gunning.
The Cleveland Indians will host a Play Ball Clinic on Saturday at Progressive Field from 9-11AM, during which youth participants will play games and learn fundamental baseball skills from some of their favorite Tribe players.
Major League Baseball announced the winners of the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting the fight against the disease. Winners have been selected to represent each of the 30 MLB Clubs and will be recognized on-field at Major League ballparks on Sunday, Mother's Day.
The Cleveland Indians return to Progressive Field for a six-game homestand against the Tigers (May 3-5) and Royals (May 6-8). Homestand highlights include the return of Michael Brantley to Progressive Field, a tote bag promo courtesy of MLB Network and KeyBank Kids Fun Day.
The Cleveland Indians organization and its charitable arm, Cleveland Indians Charities, continue to work toward achieving their goals of preparing youth for successful lives, while improving the quality of and creating a sustainable plan for baseball and softball programs in Greater Cleveland.
The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2016 Major League roster: Placed C ROBERTO PEREZ on the 15-day Disabled List with a right thumb injury. Purchased the contract of C ADAM MOORE (#45) from Triple-A Columbus.