Cleveland Indians Designate Mark Reynolds for Assignment

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0  Updated at 3:43 pm, August 8th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Robert Binder/MLB Photos via Getty Images(CLEVELAND) –The Cleveland Indians designated infielder Mark Reynolds for assignment on Thursday.

After spending the previous two seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, Reynolds signed a one-year contract worth $6 million with Cleveland in December.

In 99 games with the Indians, the 30-year-old batted just .215 with 15 home runs and 48 RBIs. He struck out 123 times in 335 at-bats and hit just two homers since May.

The Indians called up reliever Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Columbus to take Reynolds’ roster spot.

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