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Cleveland Indians designate Juan Uribe for assignment to make room for Andrew Miller, Brandon Guyer

So long, Uribe.

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Indians have designated third baseman Juan Uribe for assignment, the team announced via Twitter. Uribe's roster spot on the 25-man roster needed to be cleared up for Andrew Miller, and his place on the 40-man roster for Brandon Guyer. Another move should be on the way to make room for Guyer on the 25-man roster, assuming the Indians want him playing in the majors right away.

Despite a streak of great hitting here and there, Uribe has not been effective for the Indians this season. He is slashing .206/.259/.332 (56 wRC+) in 73 games for the Tribe.

The obvious implication of this move is that Jose Ramirez will be moving to full-time duties at third base, if not splitting time with Erik Gonzalez. It could also open the door for a Yandy Diaz call-up down the road, if the recently-acquired Guyer does not fit into a full-time role in left field.

Uribe was signed to a one-year, $4 million deal in the offseason to replace the struggling Giovanny Urshela at third base. While the Juan Uribe experiment may not have been a great result on the field, his impact on the clubhouse is undeniable. We wish him the best wherever he finishes out the season from here.