Sep 22, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona removes starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco (59) from the game during the eighth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
Indians will have best rotation
Fans all know about the 2014 AL Cy Young award winner in Corey Kluber. He pitched 235 2/3 innings in 34 starts, struck out 269 batters and had a 2.44 ERA, but what about the rest of the rotation?
If the second half of 2014 is any indication, the Indians rotation posted the best ERA after the All-Star break last season.
Carlos Carrasco had a 2.55 ERA last season as he split time between the starting rotation and the bullpen. He should be the Indians No. 2 starter in 2015.
24-year-old T.J. House started 18 games and went 5-3 with a 3.35 ERA, but he will actually be the Indians fifth starter. Trevor Bauer and Danny Salazar will man the middle rotation spots for what has a great chance to be the best starting-five in the AL Central.