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Last Minute Roster Updates

Last Minute Roster Updates
April 8, 2010
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Here are some last minute roster notes before the start of opening night in a few hours:

- Left-hander Erik Berger is opening the season on the Double-A Akron disabled list for an unknown injury at this time. It may just be a temporary thing and more to keep him inactive since the roster these next two weeks at Akron and Triple-A Columbus will likely be in constant flux. If I hear anything about an injury I will surely pass it along. For now left-hander Ryan Edell has replaced him in the rotation.

- Catcher Wyatt Toregas has cleared waivers and been assigned to Double-A Akron. He is currently set to be the everyday catcher at Akron, though his situation is still somewhat clouded as he could still be traded.

- Infielder Anderson Hernandez cleared waivers and was outrighted to Columbus. He takes the spot of infielder Luis Rodriguez who was reassigned to Mahoning Valley (inactive).

- Right-handed reliever Josh Judy, first baseman/outfielder Jordan Brown, infielder Niuman Romero, and infielder/outfielder Jerad Head are all on the 7-day disabled list to open the season.

- Right-handed pitcher Hector Ambriz and first baseman Russell Branyan are in Columbus on a rehab assignment.

- Right-hander Vinnie Pestano is active and will be the Akron closer.

- Catcher Dwight Childs is opening the season at High-A Kinston on the 7-day disabled list.

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