CLEVELAND, Ohio — Zach McAllister, a member of the Indians’ opening day bullpen, has been released. McAllister, 30, was designated for assignment on Friday. The Indians had seven days to trade, release or try to get him through waivers. The Indians traded Austin Kearns to the Yankees for McAllister in a deadline deal on July 30, 2010. McAllister came to the Indians as a starter, but enjoyed his best seasons once he moved full-time to the bullpen. The 6-6, 240-pound McAllister made 114 appearances in 2015 and 2016, striking out 138 batters in 121 1/3 innings. This year, however, McAllister struggled and he was designated for assignment when the Indians activated Andrew Miller on Friday. McAllister had enough service time — he started the year with five years and 77 days in the big leagues — to refuse an outright to Class AAA Columbus and become a free agent. He did so without the risk of losing what remained of his one-year, $2.45 million deal. He signed the one-year deal in January to avoid arbitration. McAllister was 1-2 with a 4.97 ERA in 41 appearances this season. His strikeouts per nine innings had slipped to 7.3 after being at 9.3 and 9.6 in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Finally: The Indians, in another move on Wednesday, activated right-hander Evan Marshall (right elbow) from the disabled list and optioned him to Columbus.