Indians Designate Jess Todd For Assignment

The Indians have designated Jess Todd for assignment according to a team press release. The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Alex White, who will start today.

Todd, 25, was originally acquired from the Cardinals along with Chris Perez in the Mark DeRosa trade. The right-hander has appeared in 24 games with Cleveland since the deal, pitching to a 7.43 ERA with 9.1 K/9 and 3.4 BB/9. Todd has allowed 11 runs and 18 hits in nine relief innings with the Indians' Triple-A affiliate this year, walking as many batters as he struck out (six).



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