Indians' Ryan Merritt: Sent to Triple-A
Merritt was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Monday.
This doesn't come as too big of a surprise, as the southpaw showed he wasn't quite ready for the majors in his small sample size this spring. The 25-year-old allowed eight runs on 11 hits in 8.1 innings. Merritt will head back to Columbus for the 2017 season, where he'll work for a call-up later in the year.