The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has recalled RHP ZACH McALLISTER from the AAA Columbus Clippers.
McAllister, 23, spent most of the season at AAA Columbus where he went 12-3 w/a 3.32 ERA in 25 starts (3CG, 154.2IP, 155H, 57ER, 31BB, 128K, .261avg, 11HR). He finished the regular season tied for 3rd in the International League in wins (12), 4th in innings pitches (154.2) and 7th in both strikeouts (128) and ERA (3.32). On the year he limited right-handed hitters to a .241 (80-332) average against and a .223 (57-256) average with runners on base. He went at least 5.0IP in 23 of 25 AAA starts and also went 1-1 w/a 3.21 ERA in 2 IL playoff starts (14.0IP, 16H, 5R/ER). He made two Major League starts with Cleveland on July 7 and August 23 and posted a 12.27 ERA in those outings (7.1IP, 15H, 13R/10ER).
He wears #57 and will start tomorrow night, Tuesday, September 20 against the Chicago White Sox in Progressive Field.
The Indians Major League roster now consists of 34 players with 3 players on the Disabled List.