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Indians recall Lonnie Chisenhall, send Matt Langwell to Triple-A

By Ron Ledgard Published: June 18, 2013

The Indians recalled infielder Lonnie Chisenhall today and sent pitcher Matt Langwell to the minor leagues.

Here is the team's release:

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the Major League roster:

Recalled INF LONNIE CHISENHALL (#8) from AAA Columbus.

OptionedRHP MATT LANGWELL to AAA Columbus.

Chisenhall, 24, has been with Columbus since May 13 where he hit .390 (41-105) with 8 doubles, 2 triples, 6 home runs and 26RBI in 27 games for the Clippers (.455OB/.676SLG/1.132OPS).  Since May 29 he has hit .467 (28-60) with 8 2B, 2 3B, 2HR & 16 RBI in 16 games and hit .367 (18-49) with runners on base overall for Columbus. He hit in 16-straight games from May 17-June 7.  Lonnie opened the season with Cleveland and hit .213 (20-94) with 4 2B, 3HR & 11 RBI in 26 games before his May 13 option to Triple-A.

Langwell returns to Columbus after appearing in 4 games (2.08ERA, 4.1IP, 3H, 1R/ER) in his first big league stint, June 1-17.


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