Indians optioned RHPs Trey Haley, CC Lee and Danny Salazar, LHP T.J. House and OF Tim Fedroff to Triple-A Columbus and reassigned 1B Matt LaPorta, RHP Fernando Nieve and C Roberto Perez to minor league camp.
Matt LaPorta (hip) will not begin playing in Grapefruit League games until mid-March.
Matt LaPorta admitted Sunday that his surgically-repaired left hip was an issue for him throughout the season.
Indians sent 1B Matt LaPorta outright to Triple-A Columbus.
Matt LaPorta underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left hip Thursday.
Matt LaPorta had a terrific day at the plate in Thursday’s victory over the Rangers, going 3-for-4 with a two-run homer.
Indians recalled 1B Matt LaPorta from Triple-A Columbus.
Indians optioned 1B-OF Matt LaPorta to Triple-A Columbus.
Indians recalled 1B-OF Matt LaPorta from Triple-A Columbus.
Indians optioned 1B Matt LaPorta to Triple-A Columbus.
Matt LaPorta started in left field in Saturday's game against the Dodgers.
Indians general manager Chris Antonetti indicated Friday that Matt LaPorta is likely to begin the season at Triple-A.
The Indians have told Matt LaPorta that he'll have to win a job in spring training next season.