Jerry Sands

Wednesday's regional sports roundup: Indians call up Poquoson's Crockett; Lafayette grad Lipcius, of Tennessee, joins W&M, ODU players as Freshman All-Americans


The Cleveland Indians called up former Poquoson High and Virginia Cavaliers left-hander Kyle Crockett to their bullpen.

He earned his first promotion of the season after excelling with Triple-A Columbus. Crockett has a 1.85 earned-run average and a 1-0 record this season in 24 1/3 innings during 21 games with the International League's Clippers.

This will be the fourth consecutive year in which Crockett has been in the majors and the minors. He has a career 4-1 record and 3.25 ERA in 103 major-league games with the Indians, spanning 63 2/3 innings. He often has been used against left-handed hitters by manager Terry...