Indians Remove Toregas, Hernandez From Roster
During spring training Kearns batted .300 (15-50) with 15 runs scored, 6 doubles, 2 home runs and 9 RBI in 21 games while Grudzielanek hit .303 (10-33) with 6 runs scored, 5 doubles and 7RBI in 12 games. Branyan did not play in an official spring contest though began playing in minor league spring games on March 31st. Wood made two Cactus League appearances going 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA (2.0IP, 1H, 0R, BB, 2K) before sustaining his injury.
In addition, the Indians designated infielder Anderson Hernandez and catcher Wyatt Toregas for assignment to allow room for Kearns and Grudzielanek on the 40-man roster. The Indians' 25-man roster is at 25 and the 40-man roster stands at 40.