Indians make spring roster reduction

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2017 Major League Spring Training roster:

Optioned LHP RYAN MERRITT, LHP SHAWN MORIMANDO and RHP ADAM PLUTKO to Triple-A Columbus.

Reassigned RHP TRAVIS BANWART, RHP STEVE DELABAR, RHP JOSH MARTIN, LHP CHRIS NARVESON, LHP JAMES RUSSELL, C GUILLERMO QUIROZ, INF RONNY RODRIGUEZ, INF ERIC STAMETS and OF GREG ALLEN to Minor League camp.

The Major League Spring Training roster now consists of 43 players, including 10 non-roster invitees.