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Marson to DL, Gomes back up, and Barnes added

Marson to DL, Gomes back up, and Barnes added
April 28, 2013
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The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have recalled catcherYan Gomes and placed catcher Lou Marson on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation (retroactive to April 25). They also recalled left-handed reliever Scott Barnes from Tripe-A Columbus for the doubleheader.

Gomes returns after being sent down to Columbus earlier in the week. He has appeared in six games with the Indians from April 9-24 and hit .211 (4-for-19) with a triple, two homers and three RBI (.842 OPS).  In six games with Columbus he has hit .300 (6-for-20) with four 2B and three RBI.

Barnes is making his 2013 season debut on the roster in Cleveland. In seven relief appearances with Columbus he went 2 -0 with a 4.70 ERA, and in 7.2 innings he allowed seven hits, five walks, and has eight strikeouts. Opponents are hitting .280against him, but he has limited batters to a .182 (2-for-11) average against with runners on and a .250 (2-for-8) mark by left-handed hitters.

Marson has been bothered by shoulder soreness periodically in spring training and the regular season. This marks the second DL stint of his season/career as he has appeared in three games (0-for-3) after going on the DL from April 9-24 with a cervical strain. 

The Indians 25-man roster now consists of 26 players because of today’s scheduled day/night doubleheader in Kansas City. A player will have to be removed prior to Monday's game.

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