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Indians Recall Pitcher Phillips

July 6, 2002

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CHICAGO (AP) _ The Cleveland Indians called up right-hander Jason Phillips from Triple-A Buffalo on Saturday and gave him his first major league start against the White Sox.

To make room for Phillips, right-hander Jerrod Riggan was sent back to Buffalo.

Phillips was 6-4 with a 3.13 ERA in 14 starts for Buffalo. He pitched previously in the majors, making six appearances for the Pirates in 1999.

Riggan was recalled from Buffalo on June 13 and was 1-1 with a 7.65 ERA in 18 games during two stints with the Indians this season.

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