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Indians place Damon on paternity list, call up LaPorta

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The Cleveland Indians have placed outfielder Johnny Damon on the paternity list, the team announced Sunday.

To take his roster spot, the Indians have recalled infielder/outfielder Matt LaPorta from Class AAA Columbus.

The 18-year veteran can stay on the paternity list up to three days He is hitting .180 with one home run and five RBIs in 25 games.

LaPorta was hitting .307 with 14 home runs and 32 RBIs in 46 games at Columbus.

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