Tribe Sends Outfielder Packing For West Coast

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired outfielder Dave Roberts from the Cleveland Indians on Friday for two minor league pitchers.

Roberts split time between the Indians, Triple-A Buffalo and Double-A Akron last season. He played in 15 games with the Indians, getting four hits in 12 at-bats and driving in two runs.

Roberts has played in 75 big league games, hitting .242 with two homers, 14 RBIs and 12 stolen bases. He has 280 steals in his eight-year minor league career.

The Indians receive left-handers Christian Bridenbaugh and Nial Hughes.

Bridenbaugh, 22, was 3-6 with a 3.68 ERA in 21 games for Class-A Wilmington last season, and Hughes, 24, was 2-4 with a 3.75 ERA in 27 games with Wilmington and the rookie level Gulf Coast League Dodgers.

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