MLB News: Indians activate RP Matt Albers

The Cleveland Indians have activated right-handed pitcher Matt Albers from the Restricted List.

Albers, 30, is 1-0 in four appearances this season. In five innings pitched, he has allowed three earned runs, striking out four batters while walking three. He was placed on the Restricted List after his time on the Paternity/Medical Emergency List drew to a close. He will rejoin the Indians bullpen which combined for four innings of scoreless baseball on Sunday1.

To make room for Albers on the 25-man roster, the team has opted to designate right-handed pitcher Fernando Nieve for assignment. Nieve was recently called up when the team placed starting pitcher Brett Myers on the 15-day Disabled List.

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  1. Yes, Nick Hagadone was given a blown save, but the run was attributed to Ubaldo Jiménez []