Indians recall rookie 2B Cord Phelps

Updated: June 9, 2011, 8:34 AM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians have brought up infielder Cord Phelps from Triple-A Columbus in hopes he can spark their stagnant offense.

The club optioned Shelley Duncan to the Clippers on Wednesday to make room for Phelps. The Indians also transferred starter Alex White from the 15- to 60-day disabled list. He's out with an injured middle finger.

Phelps is making his major league debut Wednesday at second base and batting seventh in the series finale against Minnesota. The switch-hitter ...

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