Indians Designate Kelvin De La Cruz For Assignment

The Indians designated left-hander Kelvin De La Cruz for assignment, according to's transactions page (hat tip: Jordan Bastian). The move creates 40-man roster space for Casey Kotchman.

De La Cruz spent the 2011 season at Double-A, where he posted a 4.19 ERA with 9.9 K/9 and 6.0 BB/9 in 86 innings as a starter and reliever. The 6'5" 23-year-old has a 4.21 ERA with 8.9 K/9 and 4.9 BB/9 in six minor league seasons spent mostly in the rotation.

9 Responses to Indians Designate Kelvin De La Cruz For Assignment Leave a Reply

  1. chico65 3 years ago

    Kelvin couldn’t stay hot long enough to stick in the big leagues

  2. bigpat 3 years ago

    How many De La Cruz’s are there? My goodness. 

  3. CandyMaldonadoLand 3 years ago

    There goes the Indians season…

  4. Jocketty, snatch him up just like you did Josh Judy. 1 open spot on the 40 man, get rid of Kris Negron

  5. why didn’t they get rid of shelley duncan or corey kluber

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