CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the following transactions relative to the Major League roster:
Recalled OF Tyler Holt and INF/OF Zach Walters from AAA Columbus.
Placed OF David Murphy (right abdominal strain) & INF/OF Nick Swisher (right knee soreness) on the 15-day Disabled List.
Holt, 25, is joining the Indians for the third time this season, as he had his contract purchased from Triple-A Columbus to make his Major League debut July 6-8 before being recalled again Aug. 1-5. Holt appeared in one game during each of those two previous stints (0-1, HBP). The right-handed hitting outfielder has combined to hit .306 (106-346) with 19 doubles, one triple, 2 home runs, 29 RBI and 31 steals in 97 games for Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus. Since being promoted to the Clippers on May 26, Holt is hitting .311 (69-222) with an .826 OPS and 20 steals in 58 games.