Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 1/1/13
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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Free agent Brett Myers is getting a fresh "start" with the Indians. The veteran right-hander has agreed to a one-year contract with a club option for 2014 with Cleveland, which will give him a chance to win a starting job after he pitched in relief last season for Houston and the Chicago White Sox. Myers' deal is contingent on the 32-year-old passing a physical. The Indians have several openings in their rotation with Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez appearing to be the only locks. Zach McAllister, David Huff, Trevor Bauer, Jeanmar Gomez and Carlos Carrasco are among the pitchers who will compete for the other spots. Also, the Indians recently invited left-hander Scott Kazmir to spring training camp on a minor league deal. Myers, who has started for most of his career, went a combined 3-8 with a 3.31 ERA and 19 saves in 70 games -- all in relief -- last season. He made 33 starts in both 2010 and 2011 for the Astros, who moved him to the bullpen last season b...
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