Indians send closer Carmona to Triple-A

Updated: August 26, 2006, 8:34 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Reliever Fausto Carmona, a bust as Cleveland's closer, was sent to Triple-A Buffalo on Saturday by the Indians, who plan to bring him back in a few weeks as a starter.


Edward Mujica was recalled from the Bisons to take Carmona's spot.

After the Indians traded Bob Wickman to Atlanta on July 20, Carmona inherited the closer's job -- with awful results.

Carmona blew three consecutive saves on game-ending hits and lost four games in one week, becoming just ...

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