It seems that Trevor Bauer has found a fit with the Cleveland Indians organization.
Bauer has things he is working on before he can make the major leagues his permanent home, but between his intelligence and passion for the game there’s no doubt that is where he belongs.
The 22-year-old pitcher was obtained by the Indians in a mega-trade between the Diamondbacks, Indians, and Reds in December 2012. The trade put a spotlight on the young pitcher the Indians hope will one day lead their rotation. Bauer started off the season in AAA Columbus, but has since bounced back and forth between Cleveland and Columbus.
“It was a celebration when we got him, knowing what kind of pitcher he’s capable of becoming in the big leagues,” Cleveland’s minor league pitching coordinator Ruben Niebla said about the new comer.
“You never know where you’re going to get traded to and what it’s going to be like, but I was very happy when I heard it was the Indians," Bauer said. I was like 'okay, I kno...