Indians Claim Rottino Off Waivers, DFA Schwinden

The Indians‬ claimed infielder Vinny Rottino off outright waivers from the Mets, the team announced.  To create space, right-hander Chris Schwinden has been designated for assignment.

Rottino owns a career .188/.282/.319 slash line in 44 big league games.   The 32-year-old hit .307/.361/.479 in 36 games for the Mets' Triple-A affiliate before being DFA'd on Monday.

Schwinden, 25, has bounced around quite a bit so far in June.  The right-hander was DFA'd by the Mets on June 1st and was claimed the next day by Toronto.  His time north of the border would last less than a week, however, as he was soon DFA'd by the Blue Jays and picked up by Cleveland.  In 13 starts for the three Triple-A affiliates this year, Schwinden turned in a 4.16 ERA with 6.4 K/9 and 3.2 BB/9.



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