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• The Indians signed their 13th-round pick, Sicnarf Loopstok, on Tuesday, bringing their total number of signed picks from the 2013 First-Year Player Draft to 14. Loopstok, an Aruba native who speaks five languages, primarily plays catcher but also appeared at second base and third base for Western Oklahoma State.

• Ronny Rodriguez, an infielder for Double-A Akron, was named the organization's Minor League Player of the Week for June 11-18. The 22-year-old hit .435 (10-for-23) with five RBIs and five runs scored. He also assembled a .440 on-base percentage to go along with a .696 slugging percentage. Rodriguez is ranked by MLB.com as the No. 4 prospect in Cleveland's farm system.

• Right-handers Blake Wood and Chris Perez are scheduled to make rehab appearances for Double-A Akron on Tuesday. Perez has been on the 15-day disabled list since May 27 with a right shoulder strain. Wood is recovering from Tommy John surgery in May 2012.

Mark Emery is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.