The Cleveland Indians' pitching staff has taken two big hits: All-Star reliever Andrew Miller is on the disabled list, and starter Josh Tomlin is out six weeks.
Miller was put on the DL on Wednesday with right knee tendinitis, an injury that could explain his recent wildness.
“We talked last night after the game. His knee's been bothering him for a while,” Cleveland manager Terry Francona said before the AL Central leaders took on the Red Sox at Fenway Park. “The hope was you can manage it, and he was certainly more than willing.
“But, you know, not just he's yanking pitches, but then I watched him come down the steps...