Originally written on Indians Baseball Insider  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook… The restoration of Tomlin It was great to see right-hander Josh Tomlin back on the mound on Thursday night. He last appeared in a game on August 12th of last season before having his season end with an elbow injury that required Tommy John surgery, and he looked to be in midseason form throwing two shutout innings allowing just two hits, no walks and striking out no one. Tomlin, 28, spent most of this season rehabbing before going to the minors late in the year to pitch in games to get him back up to speed. In his 10 outings he piled up a 1.65 ERA and walked no one and racked up 21 strikeouts in 27.1 innings. He breezed through his rehab and made himself an option for the Indians down the stretch as a long reliever or spot starter – something that is of importance considering how banged up the starting rotation is and all of the workload restrictions it has endured of late. Tomlin looked sharp and his stuff was crisp, something...
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