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Josh Tomlin | Starting Pitcher

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/19/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Indians transferred RHP Josh Tomlin from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Jerry Sands. Tomlin underwent an arthroscopic debridement of the AC joint in his right shoulder on Wednesday and could miss the 2015 season. Apr 10 - 11:02 AM

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Josh Tomlin underwent an arthroscopic debridement of the AC joint in his right shoulder on Wednesday.

The procedure will sideline him for at least the next three months, and quite possibly much longer than that. Tomlin shouldn't be counted on to contribute in 2015.
Apr 8 - 5:31 PM

Indians placed RHP Josh Tomlin on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury.

He'll have an arthroscopic debridement of the AC joint in his right shoulder next Wednesday, an operation that will knock him out for 3-4 months. The Indians surely aren't counting on anything meaningful from Tomlin this season.
Apr 5 - 1:49 PM

Josh Tomlin will be sidelined for 3-4 months after undergo an arthroscopic debridement of the AC joint in his right shoulder next Wednesday.

Tomlin dealt with soreness in the shoulder during camp and it recently resurfaced during a minor league appearance. His option has been rescinded and he will have to be placed on the major league disabled list.
Apr 3 - 2:54 PM

Indians optioned RHP Josh Tomlin to Triple-A Columbus.

Tomlin dealt with a sore shoulder early on in camp and allowed four runs over eight innings when healthy. He'll be part of Columbus' rotation.
Mar 29 - 1:10 PM

Josh Tomlin yielded two runs in four innings versus the Angels in Wednesday's start.

Tomlin allowed a whopping nine hits along with one walk while striking out two on the afternoon. The 30-year-old right-hander has been slowed this spring by a minor issue with his right shoulder and appears headed to Triple-A to start the season.
Mar 25 - 7:10 PM

Josh Tomlin (shoulder) is scheduled to return to Cactus League action Thursday versus the Dodgers.

Tomlin had to be scratched from an exhibition appearance last Sunday after experiencing some soreness in his right shoulder, but he made it through a bullpen session Thursday and will now test his arm in live competition. If the outing goes well, he can be penciled back onto the Indians' Opening Day roster.
Mar 12 - 2:57 PM

Josh Tomlin (shoulder) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Thursday in Indians camp.

Tomlin was scratched from an appearance last Sunday due to right shoulder soreness. He told reporters Thursday morning that he's feeling much improved, but shoulders can be tricky. It's impossible to say whether the right-hander is going to be ready for the beginning of the regular season and we probably won't have a clear picture on that for another week.
Mar 12 - 1:12 PM

Josh Tomlin was scratched from Sunday's scheduled appearance due to right shoulder soreness.

He's hoping to be ready in 2-3 days, but you never know when the shoulder is involved. Tomlin is technically competing for a rotation spot this spring but has a better shot to land a relief job.
Mar 8 - 12:55 PM

Indians and RHP Josh Tomlin avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.

He was eligible for arbitration for a second time this winter. Tomlin held a 4.76 ERA last season while shuffling between the rotation and the bullpen.
Jan 16 - 2:13 PM

Indians activated RHP Josh Tomlin from the paternity leave list.

Tomlin has been away since Sunday. He returns to a 4.40 ERA over 102 1/3 innings for the Tribe this season.
Wed, Sep 3, 2014 02:41:00 PM

Indians placed RHP Josh Tomlin on the paternity leave list.

Tomlin will be away from the club for a couple of days as he's awaiting the birth of his child. Zach McAllister was recalled from Triple-A on Sunday to take his place on the active roster.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 04:18:00 PM

Josh Tomlin pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings against the Diamondbacks in the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader.

Tomlin's start came just a week after he was sent to the bullpen. The strong outing doesn't figure to keep him in the rotation now, but he's the obvious candidate to get another look next time the Indians need an additional starter.
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 12:15:00 AM

Josh Tomlin will start the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader versus the Diamondbacks.

Tomlin was just demoted to the bullpen last week but gets a chance at a spot start following Tuesday's rainout. He'll be on four days' rest, so pitch count won't be an issue.
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 11:45:00 PM

Josh Tomlin has been moved to the bullpen.

Tomlin failed to make it out of the fifth inning in a loss Tuesday to the Reds, allowing six runs (five earned) over 4 1/3 frames. He has a 4.75 ERA on the year. Carlos Carrasco could take his spot Sunday.
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 05:22:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
3Brett Hayes
1B1Carlos Santana
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Jose Ramirez
3B1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Mike Aviles
LF1Michael Brantley
2Ryan Raburn
3Jerry Sands
CF1Michael Bourn
RF1Brandon Moss
2Zach Walters
DH1Nick Swisher
2David Murphy
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Trevor Bauer
4T.J. House
5Danny Salazar
6Gavin Floyd
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Bryan Shaw
3Marc Rzepczynski
4Scott Atchison
5Nick Hagadone
6Anthony Swarzak
7Zach McAllister
8Josh Tomlin