Indians add five to 40-man roster, DFA Cord Phelps
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/20/2013) The Indians added first baseman Jesus Aguilar, infielder Erik Gonzalez, outfielder Carlos Moncrief and pitchers Austin Adams and Bryan Price to the 40-man roster Wednesday. The team also designated infielder Cord Phelps for assignment.
Aguilar hit .275/.349/.427 with 16 home runs and 105 RBI in 499 at-bats with Double-A Akron last season. Gonzalez hit .254/.293/.417 with nine home runs, 76 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 508 at-bats between Class A Lake County and high Class A Carolina. Moncrief hit .284/.354/.470 with 17 home runs, 75 RBI and 15 stolen bases in 489 at-bats with Double-A Akron.
Adams went 3-2 with a 2.62 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 76:29 K:BB ratio in 55 innings with Double-A Akron. Price went 2-3 with a 2.04 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 92:16 K:BB ratio in 75 innings between Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus.
Phelps went 0 for 9 in four appearances with the Indians while also hitting .267/.333/.443 with nine home runs and 46 RBI with Triple-A Columbus.