Jackson up; Rundles down
The Indians today recalled LHP ZACH JACKSON from AAA Columbus and optioned LHP RICH RUNDLES to Columbus.
Jackson will start tonight vs. the Rays. Zach opened the season on the Major League roster and made his debut in relief at Texas on April 9 (4.0IP, 4H, 2R/ER, 0BB, 6K), which is still a season-high by Tribe reliever in IP and strikeouts. He was later optioned to AAA Columbus on April 22.
His first 3 appearances at Triple A came in relief (4.1IP, 6H, 5ER) before going 3-1 w/a 1.42 ERA (19.0IP, 16H, 3ER, 5BB, 12K, .235AVG) in 4 May starts for the Clippers, winning his last 3 starts (16.0IP, 9H, 1ER). Overall at Columbus he has gone 3-2 w/a 3.09 ERA in 7 games/4 starts (23.1IP, 22H, 8ER, 8BB, 13K, 2HR). He wears #57.