Cleveland Indians & Texas Rangers complete trade

The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has traded LHP KELVIN DE LA CRUZ to the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations.

De La Cruz, 23, was designated for assignment on February 14th after the signing of 1B Casey Kotchman earlier in the month.  Kelvin spent the 2011 season with the Double-A Akron Aeros where he went 5-6 w/a 4.19 ERA in 23 games/16 starts (86.0IP, 70H, 40ER, 57BB, 95K).