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Optioned RHP Fausto Carmona to Buffalo (AAA)

Reinstated RHP Fernando Cabrera from the 15-day Disabled List

Yesterday and today, the Indians are going with an 8-man bullpen. Tomorrow, a reliever (probably Brian Slocum) will get optioned to make room for CC Sabathia.

How will Fernando be used? Eric Wedge says that he'll be in a setup role eventually:

"We'll use [Cabrera] early initially," said manager Eric Wedge, whose club finished its first April in four seasons under him above .500. "But I feel strongly he will be a big part of our bullpen from here on out."

Right now, the setup role is pretty much an open tryout, so I think Cabrera will get his shot fairly quickly.