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Indians Add Reliever Mark Rzepczysnki to the MLB Roster

The Indians today added an old friend to their bullpen, as the team announced they have adddd Mark Rzepczysnki to the Major League roster.

The team sent starter Adam Plutko, who took the loss in Saturday’s 7-2 setback to the A’s, back to AAA Columbus.

Rzepczynski was inked by the Indians back on June 18th, and was sent to Columbus, appearing in 6 games in relief.

He spent 2017 and the first two months of the 2018 season with the Seattle Mariners before being designated for assignment on June 1 and later released.

He returns to the Indians bullpen after posting an ERA of 2.70 (86.2IP, 76H, 26ER, 35BB, 90SO) across 145 relief outings with Cleveland from 2013-15, appearing in a career-high 73 games in 2014.

Plutko leaves the Indians for now with a mark of 4-2.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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