Indians claim Rottino, drop Schwinden

June, 27, 2012
6/27/12
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CHICAGO -- Vinny Rottino, who was designated for assignment to free a 40-man roster spot for left-hander Justin Hampson, has been claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Indians. Rottino has options remaining and can be sent to Triple-A Columbus.

The Indians designated for assignment right-hander Chris Schwinden, another ex-Met, in order to free up the 40-man roster spot for Rottino. Schwinden originally was claimed off waivers from the Mets by the Blue Jays, and then grabbed again by the Indians off waivers days later.

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