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Indians bolster bullpen with All-Star Hand, rookie Cimber

SAN DIEGO (AP) With an eye on October and beyond, the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians scooped up All-Star closer Brad Hand and fellow reliever Adam Cimber from the rebuilding San Diego Padres in exchange for switch-hitting catching prospect Francisco Mejia.

The Indians need Hand, a lefty, and Cimber, a rookie right-handed sidearmer, to shore up a bullpen that has been without left-hander Andrew Miller since late May and has a 5.28 ERA, second-worst in the majors. The trade was announced Thursday, well ahead of the non-waiver trade deadline.

"Not just for this year, that's kind of obvious, but having two controllable relievers, I just think it makes our organization healthier," manager Terry Francona said Thursday night before a workout in Arlington, Texas, where the Indians start after the All-Star break. "We've got eight years' worth of relief. That's pretty exciting."

AVG: J. Pirela.261
HR: C. Villanueva19
RBI: C. Villanueva43
SB: T. Jankowski14
W: C. Richard7
ERA: T. Ross4.32
Saves: B. Hand24
K: T. Ross97
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .232 (27)
Runs: 365 (27)
Hits: 770 (24)
Home Runs: 87 (27)
Stolen Bases: 56 (7)
OBP: .298 (29)
SLG: .368 (30)
Total Bases: 1218 (28)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.29 (19)
Runs Allowed: 465 (22)
Saves: 26 (16)
Strikeouts: 830 (14)
OpBA: .255 (22)
OBP: .328 (21)
SLG: .413 (16)
Run Support: 3.70 (28)
Date Player Transactions
7/19 J. Lyles Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
7/19 F. Mejía Traded Cleveland (for LHP Brad Hand and RHP Adam Cimber)
7/12 R. Lopez Called Up from Minors
7/12 J. Lucchesi Sent to Minors
7/10 W. Lockett Sent to Minors
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Date Player Status
7/6 J. Castillo Right hamstring strain (on 10-day DL)
6/24 J. Lyles Right elbow inflammation (on 10-day DL)
6/21 P. Hughes off 10-day DL
6/17 B. Mitchell Right elbow impingement (on 10-day DL)
6/3 C. Villanueva Left ankle contusion (day-to-day)
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