Indians look for offense, recall Barfield, demote Cabrera

Updated: June 9, 2008, 11:21 PM ET
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CLEVELAND -- The Indians recalled infielder Josh Barfield from Triple-A Buffalo on Monday and sent down Asdrubal Cabrera.

Barfield was in the starting lineup Monday night, going 0-for-4 in Cleveland's 8-2 win over the Detroit Tigers, and will replace Cabrera as the starting second baseman.

"We felt we needed an offensive upgrade at that position," Cleveland manager Eric Wedge said. "Asdrubal has been great defensively, but we felt like this was a good time to give him a chance to get ...

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