and Cody Anderson and Josh Tomlin will serve as the team's fourth and fifth starters. Bauer tossed 176 innings last year but finished with a 4.55 ERA and -5.2 units. Anderson and Tomlin were far more generous to bettors as the Indians went 18-7 +12 units went they were on the bump.
"It's a tough decision, but it's a good one," said Tomlin, who went 7-2 with a 3.02 ERA in 10 starts last season after recovering from shoulder surgery. "Them needing to make tough decisions are a good thing on our part, I feel like. I'm hoping for the best 25 guys. We want the best 25 guys to go out there and win. We need to put personal preferences aside. You do whatever you can to help your team win games. The goal should be to try to win the World Series, not I'd rather start, I'd rather be in the bullpen.