CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the Major League roster:
Recalled LHP NICK HAGADONE from AAA Columbus
Activated INF/DH JASON GIAMBI from the 15-day Disabled List
Placed RHP MATT ALBERS on the Paternity List
Optioned RHP COREY KLUBER to Columbus
Hagadone was optioned to AAA Columbus on April 2 and made 2 scoreless appearances with the Clippers, fanning 5 of the 12 batters he faced (2.1IP, 2H, 0R, 3BB, 5K). This spring Nick posted an ERA of 0.93 in 10 relief appearances (9.2IP, 6H, 1R/ER, 2BB, 11K).
Giambi is making his Indians roster debut after signing with the club on February 9. He was added to the Major League roster on March 25 and placed on the 15-day DL with a lower back strain.