Lots of roster moves to begin second half
As expected, the Indians made made several roster moves today throughout their minor league system. With the start of the second half for the full season Single-A teams and the start of short season leagues, this is usually a time where there is a lot of movement. With that in mind, I felt it best to recap all of today's activity below:
To Double-A Akron: Right-handed pitcher Tyler Sturdevant and designated hitter Jeremie Tice transferred from High-A Carolina to Akron.
To High-A Carolina: Right-handed pitchers Cole Cook and Grant Sides transferred from Low-A Lake County to Carolina.
To Low-A Lake County: Left-handed pitcher Kyle Petter transferred from High-A Carolina to Lake County. Second baseman Jose Ramirez transferred from short season Single-A Mahoning Valley to Lake County. Catcher Patric Tolentino and outfielder Jordan Casas both activated on Lake County roster.
To short season Single-A Mahoning Valley: Infielder Robel Garcia transferred from Low-A Lake County to Mahoning Valley. Infielder Joe Sever expected to be activated today (not official yet).
To rookie level Arizona: Right-handed pitcher Nick Pasquale transferred from short season Single-A Mahoning Valley to Arizona.
Other transactions: Right-handed pitcher Toru Murata placed on Double-A Akron disabled list on June 19th with a left calf strain. … Infielder Nick Bartolone placed on Low-A Lake County disabled list on June 19th with a right ankle sprain. … First baseman Beau Mills traded to Cincinnati for cash on June 21st. … Outfielder Ben Copeland released from Double-A Akron.
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Great comments I totally agree, and actually he is now a Vice-President! Ridiculous, the "Good ol boy" network going on. This is why we have been to the playoffs 1 time under Shappy in 10+ years despite being in what is considered annually a mediocre division