Indians make first spring roster reduction

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the 2016 Major League spring training roster:
       
Optioned RHP MIKE CLEVINGER, LHP RYAN MERRITT, LHP SHAWN MORIMANDO and UTL ZACH WALTERS to Triple-A Columbus.
 
Optioned RHP DYLAN BAKER to Double-A Akron.
 
Re-assigned RHP ADAM PLUTKO and RHP WILL ROBERTS to Minor League camp.

The current Major League spring training roster currently consists of 53 players (18 non-roster invitees).