The Cleveland Indians recalled OF Ben Francisco from the Bisons Tuesday. The Tribe's roster spot opened with P Jake Westbrook was placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Francisco hit .208 with three RBI's on 18 games with the Bisons this season. He won the International League batting title with the Herd in 2007, finishing with a .318 battting average.
The Bisons start life without Francisco Tuesday night in the first of a four-game series at Scranton-Wilkes Barre.