CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the Major League and 40-man rosters:
Recalled INF CORD PHELPS from AAA Columbus
Optioned CA OMIR SANTOS to Columbus
Outrighted RHP ROBERT WHITENACK to AA Akron
Phelps began the year on the Minor League DL (neck stiffness) and has appeared in two games for the Clippers at second base since his April 14 activation (1-8, RS, 2B, RBI, BB). He is coming off a spring exhibition season where he hit .375 (18-48) with 4 doubles, 1 triple, 3HR & 7RBI in 23 games (1.143OPS). He wears #46.