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Matt LaPorta: Recalled by Cleveland

Update: LaPorta was recalled from Triple-A Columbus to take the place of Johnny Damon, who is on paternity leave, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Recommendation: It's unclear if LaPorta will stick around beyond just a few days, though he has been hitting well at Columbus (.307, 14 homers, 32 RBI in 46 games) despite some recent struggles. The Indians have struggled to get any production out of left field this season (.191 batting average, .271 slugging percentage) with Damon, Shelley Duncan and Aaron Cunningham all struggling, so it's possible that LaPorta could stick even after Damon returns.

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