Diaz rejoins Clippers; rotation set for Charlotte

Shortstop Juan Diaz rejoined the Clippers yesterday in Gwinnett, Ga., after being optioned from the Cleveland Indians.

He took the bus ride to Charlotte and will be active for the Thursday series 7:15 p.m.opener against the Knights.

The Clippers set their rotation as follows: Trevor Bauer for the opener followed by T.J. House (Fri.); Danny Salazar (Sat.); Daisuke Matsuzaka (Sun).

Cleveland Indians starter Carlos Carrasco also will be in Charlotte to pitch a simulated game against the Clippers while he serves a seven-game Major League Baseball suspension.

The team returns to Columbus to begin a four-game series against Pawtucket on Monday at 7:05 p.m. in Huntington Park. Joe Martinez will start the game.