Seven Added To Big-League Roster

The Indians purchased the contracts of seven players from their minor-league affiliates today. Left-hander Kelvin De La Cruz from Mahoning Valley, infielder Carlos Rivero, outfielder Nick Weglarz and right-hander Jeanmar Gomez from Akron and infielders Jason Donald and Wes Hodges and first baseman-outfielder Jordan Brown from Columbus were added -- putting Cleveland's roster at the 40-man limit.
November 20, 2009

Two Clippers Among Topps' Tops

Andy Marte and Jordan Brown of the Columbus Clippers have been named to the 2009 Topps Triple-A All-Star team. The baseball card company recognized the productive hitting by both players. Marte has yet to fulfill high hopes in multiple opportunities with the Indians. Brown, despite winning the 2009 International League batting crown with a .336 mark, did not get a late-season call to Cleveland.
November 13, 2009