Indians recall RHP Zach McAllister from AAA Columbus

CLEVELAND, OH-The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has recalled RHP ZACH McALLISTER from the Triple-A Columbus Clippers. McAllister will serve as the Tribe’s 26th player today for both games of the day/night doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox in Progressive Field.

McAllister, 24, has spent the entire season to date at Triple-A Columbus where he has gone 3-1 with a 2.83 ERA in 6 starts (35.0IP, 30H, 11ER, 11BB, 32K, .233AVG).  He currently ranks tied for 4th in the International League in wins (3), tied for 7th in strikeouts (32) and 13th in ERA (2.83).  He has won his last 3 starts for the Clippers, posting an ERA of 1.59 (17.0IP, 10H, 3ER) on those outings. He has limited left-handed hitters to a .175 (7-40) average against and a .179 (5-28) mark with runners in scoring position overall.  He faced the White Sox in Cleveland last September 20th (ND, 5.1IP, 6H, 2R/ER, 1BB, 4K) in his only career start against Chicago-AL. He wears #34.