The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has reduced the roster by five (5) players.
Today the Indians optioned OF Ezekiel Carrera, INF Juan Diaz and RHP Corey Kluber to the Triple-A Columbus Clippers. The club also re-assigned RHP Hector Ambriz and CA Michael Hernandez to minor league camp.
There are currently 49 players remaining in Major League spring training camp (32 on 40-man, 17 non-roster invitees).
Carrera was in the mix to provide depth with the big league team following the injury to Grady Sizemore. Indians’ opening day is in 18 days.