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03/20/2008 2:09 PM ET
Snyder Optioned to Herd
Herr, Harris and Sandoval among those reassigned

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The Cleveland Indians today optioned OF Brad Snyder to the Buffalo Bisons. The Tribe also reassigned RHP Jeff Harris, RHP Matt Ginter, LHP Rich Rundles, C Armando Camacaro, C David Wallace, INF Danny Sandoval and INF Aaron Herr to minor league camp.

Snyder, 25, spent all of last season with the Bisons. He hit .263 with 10 home runs and 35RBI in 86 games before having his season come to an end because of a broken right thumb. Snyder was also a perfect 12-12 stealing bases, the only player in the Bisons Modern Era to have a perfect season on the bases (minimum 10 attempts).

Among those reassigned to minor league camp, Aaron Herr was an International League All-Star with Louisville in 2007 after hitting .274 with 19 home runs and 83RBI with the Bats. Danny Sandoval spent last season with Ottawa and won the International League Batting Championship in 2005 with a .331 average while with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. RHP Jeff Harris was named the Bisons Most Inspirational Player in 2007 after going 6-9 with a 4.68ERA in 27 games.

The Bisons Home Opener is just 22 days away as they will host the Toledo Mud Hens on Friday, April 11 (6:05 p.m.) for a fridaynightbash!®. Individual game, season ticket and ticket packages are now available by calling THE-HERD (716-843-4373).

Indians Major League Roster Reductions
March 10
RHP Adam Miller (Optioned)
LHP Reid Santos (Optioned)
LHP Chuck Lofgren (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
March 13
RHP Brian Slocum (Optioned)
LHP Tony Sipp (Optioned)
March 15
RHP Edward Mujica (Optioned)
C Wyatt Toregas (Optioned)
RHP Rick Bauer (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
RHP JD Martin (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
RHP Jeff Stevens (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
C/INF Chris Giminez (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
INF Jordan Brown (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
INF Beau Mills (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
OF Trevor Crowe (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
March 20
OF Brad Snyder (Optioned)
RHP Jeff Harris (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
RHP Matt Ginter (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
LHP Rich Rundles (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
C Armando Camacaro (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
C David Wallace (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
INF Danny Sandoval (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)
INF Aaron Herr (Reassigned, Minor League Camp)

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