Scott Kazmir was supposed to start on Saturday for the Indians, but an abdominal strain has thrown that in serious doubt. A possible solution? Go with the kid:
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) April 4, 2013
That, as you can see, is based on the Columbus Clippers’ rotation, which does not include Bauer at the moment even though Bauer was sent down to Triple-A before spring training ended.
Which, hey, good for the Indians. Bad for me since I have Clippers Opening Day tickets. Home opener, that is, which is actually game 8 for the team. Which means I will be “treated” to a Dice-K start. But such is the price of progress. And living in a minor league town.