CLEVELAND -- Cleveland Indians announced the following roster moves relative to the Major League roster.
They recalled LHP Scott Barnes from AAA Columbus, designated OF Ezequiel Carrera for assignment and said OF Michael Bourn (15-day DL, finger laceration) will begin a rehab assignment at AAA Columbus tomorrow night (Monday May 6) in Huntington Park (vs Charlotte).
Barnes has spent most of the season at Triple-A Columbus where he has gone 2-0 w/a 3.27 ERA in 8 relief outings (9.2IP, 8H, 4R/ER, 5BB, 10K, .250AVG) and has limited left-handed batters to a .222 (2-9) average against.
Over his last 4 outings since April 20 he has an ERA of 1.93 (4.2IP, 3H, 1R/ER, 6K).
He was with the Indians on April 28 as the 26th-man for that day's doubleheader and appeared in the day game (1.0IP, 1H, 2R/ER, HR, BB). The 40-man roster is now at 39.