CLEVELAND (TICKER) -- The Cleveland Indians on Monday claimed lefthander John Koronka off waivers from the Texas Rangers.
The Indians also optioned the 27-year-old to Class AAA Buffalo. Koronka was designated for assignment by Texas on July 1.
Koronka has spent most of the 2007 season at Class AAA Oklahoma. The lefthander posted a 6-4 record with a 4.41 ERA in 14 starts for the Red Hawks. In two starts for the Rangers this year, Koronka was 0-2 with a 7.84 ERA.
In 2006, the southpaw went 7-7 with a 5.69 ERA in 23 starts with Texas.