|4/30/01||Steve Woodard: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have reinstated RHP STEVE WOODARD from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to AAA Buffalo. Woodard was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow contusion on April 10. The injury occurred on April 9 when he was struck on the right elbow by a line drive off the bat of Chicago's Frank Thomas in the 6th inning in Comiskey Park, as he was about to complete his 4th inning of relief work (3.2IP, 5H, 2R/ER). He made one rehab start in AA Akron on Sunday, April 29 against Altoona (3.0IP, 3H, 1R/ER, 1BB, 2SO - 41 pitches, 27 strikes).|
|4/28/01||Indians released LHP Roy Padilla.|
|4/22/01||Jake Westbrook: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they purchased the contract of LHP RICH RODRIGUEZ from AA Akron and have added him to the 25-man roster. To make room for Rodriguez on the 25-man roster the Indians optioned RHP JAKE WESTBROOK to AAA Buffalo and to make room on the forty-man they designated LHP ROY PADILLA for assignment.|
|4/18/01||The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have re-instated RHP JAMIE BROWN from the 15-day disabled list (strained right hip) and have optioned him to AA Akron.|
|4/16/01||Mark Lewis: The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have signed INF MARK LEWIS to a minor league contract and assigned him to AAA Buffalo.|
|4/11/01||Named Dave Turgeon manager at Mahoning Valley of the New York-Penn League (A); named Rouglas Odor manager at Burlington of the Midwest League (A); named Henry Centeno manager of the Venezuelan Summer League team.|
|4/10/01||Jake Westbrook: To take Steve Woodard's spot on the roster Indians have recalled RHP Jake Westbrook from AAA Buffalo.|
|4/8/01||The Indians have signed LHP Rich Rodriguez to a minor league contract and have assigned him to the AA Akron roster.|
|John McDonald: To make room for C.C. Sabathia the Indians optioned INF John McDonald to AAA Buffalo.|
|4/6/01||Rescind option of RHP Jamie Brown to Buffalo on March 27 and place him on 15-day DL (retro to 5/25)with strained right hip.|
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