Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

East Lyme's McDonald designated for assignment by Indians

Published June 26. 2013 5:00PM   Updated June 26. 2013 5:20PM

Cleveland — Former East Lyme High School star John McDonald was designated for assignment by Cleveland on Wednesday after the Indians activiated shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the 15-day disabled list.

McDonald, a utility infielder, joined the Indians on June 10 in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash and/or a player to be named later.

Cleveland has 10 days to trade or release the 38-year-old McDonald, although the Indians could assign him to the minor leagues if he clears waivers.

News by Town

Most Recent Poll
The U.S. is pursuing without success NSA leaker Edward Snowden. What do you think will be the lasting impact of this political intrigue?
I foresee difficult U.S. relations with China and Russia for a long time.
Putin said Mr. Snowden is a free man and I agree with that.
Ironic isn't it? China, Russia and Cuba are the countries where Snowden has been or rumored to want to go.
The U.S. has greater issues that require international cooperation than pursuing the NSA surveillance leaker.
Number of votes: 1068

No current items found