Ryan Raburn (Achilles tendon strain) is eligible to come off the disabled list, and the plan is to activate him now.
“He hit in [Corey Kluber’s] simulated game,” Tribe manager Terry Francona said. “I don’t see a reason not to get him off the DL.’’
NEVER TOO MANY — By today, the Indians bullpen will be overstuffed with 14 relief pitchers.
Francona was asked jokingly if that was his dream bullpen.
“If they put up zeros, yes,” he said.
FARM FACTS — In his final rehab start, Josh Tomlin gave up one run, four hits and no walks, as Columbus defeated Toledo 2-1. Tomlin threw 52 pitches, 40 for strikes. ... Dylan Baker gave up two runs and six hits in five innings in Lake County’s 9-4 loss to Bowling Green. Dorssys Paulino doubled, singled and drove in a run. ... Luis Gomez (1-2, 3.07 ERA) threw six hitless innings, giving up one walk and striking out eight, as Mahoning Valley beat Batavia 6-0. Grant Fink homered, singled twice and drove in two runs, and James Roberts had two hits and three RBI.
— Sheldon Ocker