Carmona and Crowe to Cleveland
Mark Shapiro said during Wednesday’s press conference that Fausto Carmona and Trevor Crowe will join the Indians, replacing the Cliff Lee and Ben Francisco.
Carmona was slated to start Friday at Lehigh Valley, but instead will move back into the Indians rotation. He made five Clippers starts, posting a 1-3 record with a 3.55 ERA.
Read more here: Carmona called up to take Lee’s spot
Crowe has batted .297 with a .401 on base percentage (team-best). He is expected to play center field when Grady Sizemore is unavailable due to his elbow injury.
Read more here: Crowe recalled to replace Francisco