Tribe claims reliever Scott Maine for Clippers
Aug/30/12 08:49 AM Filed in: Scott Maine
The Cleveland Indians claimed left-handed relief pitcher Scott Maine off outright waivers today from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to the Clippers.
Maine, 27, pitched in 21 games for the Cubs this season while posting a 1-1 record with a 4.79 earned run average. In 28 games for triple-A Iowa, Maine was 4-2 with a 2.88 ERA and five saves. He puts the Cleveland Indians 40-man roster at 40.
He has a career Major League record of 19-15 with a 3.28 ERA in 199 games.
The Indians also announced today that they have Columbus left-hander Matt Packer will pitch for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League in October.