Indians Place Westbrook On DL; Recall Smith - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Indians Place Westbrook On DL; Recall Smith

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians placed pitcher Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with inflammation in his right elbow.

The right-hander went 1-3 in four starts this season. He had his worst outing of the season in his last start on Aug. 25, giving up eight runs on seven hits in just 2 2-3 innings against Seattle.

Westbrook's placement on the disabled list is retroactive to Aug. 26.

The Indians recalled right-handed reliever Roy Smith from Triple-A Buffalo to take Westbrook's place.

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