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Mike Clevinger, Trevor Bauer still in ALDS limbo

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Morning news and notes for Friday, September 28, 2018

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Friday, everyone!

Indians 1, Royals 2

LGT Recap | MLB Recap | Cleveland.com Recap | Box Score

If this truly was Josh Tomlin’s last time pitching in a Cleveland Indians uniform, he certainly treated Tribe fans to a classic Tomlin start (no walks, solo home run). Keep on ridin’, Little Cowboy.

Tribe news

ALDS roles undecided for Bauer, Clevinger | MLB

I understand contemplating having Bauer come out of the bullpen due to his injury. But there’s absolutely no reason why Mike Clevinger shouldn’t be the Game #3 starter if Bauer is unable to start.

Cleveland Indians will enter the AL postseason “under the radar” and that’s OK with Mike Clevinger | Cleveland.com

Speaking of Mike Clevinger, he’s fine being considered the underdog come playoff time.

Cleveland Indians’ Erik Gonzalez in MLB concussion protocol, but showing signs of improvement | Cleveland.com

Thankfully, Erik Gonzalez seems to be recovering steadily after being hit in the helmet by a pitch on Wednesday night. Get well soon, Erik.

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