Indians add three players from Columbus

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the Major League roster:

Recalled RHP C.C. LEE (#20) and INF JESUS AGUILAR (#36) from AAA Columbus.

Purchased the contract of C ADAM MOORE (#45) from Columbus.

Designated OF TYLER HOLT for assignment.

Aguilar, 25, spent most of the 2015 season in AAA Columbus where he batted .267 (136-510) with 29 2B, 1 3B, 19 HR & 93 RBI in 131 games. He led the International League in RBI, which was 2nd-most in the Indians organization and 14th in all of Minor League Baseball. He also finished T4th in home runs (19), T8th in doubles (29), 9th in hits (136) and OPS (.771) and 10th in slugging pct. (.439) in the I.L. He hit .304 (79-260) with runners on, .309 (51-165) with RISP and .305 (18-59) with RISP-2outs. He hit .306 (41-134) with 14 2B, 5 HR & 26 RBI in 34 games from August 1 thru the end of the regular season and batted .256 (10-39) with 2 2B and 4 RBI in 11 postseason games for the International League champs. This marks his second stint in Cleveland (7/24-27, 3 games) in 2015.

Lee, 28, also spent the majority of the 2015 season in AAA Columbus where he posted a mark of 4-3 with 5 saves and a 3.39 ERA in a team-high 48 games (58.1IP, 53H, 22ER, 16BB, 65K, .248avg). He finished 5th in the International League in games pitched, averaged 10.0 strikeouts and just 2.5 walks per 9.0IP and limited right-handed batters to a .220 (27-123) average against. He was with the Indians, June 11-12, and appeared on June 12 at Detroit (0.2IP, 2H, 1R/ER). He posted a 2.25 ERA in 4 postseason games for the Clippers (4.0IP, 3H, 1R/ER, 3BB, 9SO).

Moore, 31, spent the entire season at Triple-A Columbus after signing with the Indians in December. He batted .282 (93-330) with 20 doubles, 6 home runs and 44 RBI in 92 games, appeared in 85 games at catcher and 4 at first base for the Clippers. He threw out 34.1% (29CS/56SB) of potential base stealers, hit .319 (83-280, .815 OPS) off right-handed pitching, .303 (46-152) with runners on base and .312 (29-93) with RISP. The Royse City, TX native batted .421 (16-38) in the Triple-A playoffs with 2 2B, 3 HR & 10 RBI in 10 games.

The Major League roster is now at 34 players and the 40-man roster is full.