Indians Recall Lefty House From Triple-A Columbus

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have recalled left-hander T.J. House from Triple-A Columbus and optioned right-hander C.C. Lee to the same club.

House was called up to help Cleveland’s overworked bullpen, which pitched 7 2-3 innings in Friday’s 11-1 loss to Oakland. Zach McAllister, who struck out the side in the first, retired only one of the nine batters he faced in the Athletics’ eight-run second inning.

Indians manager Terry Francona used four relievers to finish the game after going to the bullpen six times in Thursday’s 4-2 loss to Toronto.

House was 1-2 with a 2.40 ERA in seven starts at Columbus. He spent three days with the Indians last season, but didn’t appear in a game.

Lee had no record and a 4.76 ERA in 13 relief appearances.

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