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Indians' Bauer, on short rest, gets Game 4 nod

From ESPN - October 8, 2017

NEW YORK -- Trevor Bauer will start Game 4 of the American League Division Series on Monday night on short rest, the Cleveland Indians announced after their loss to the New York Yankees on Sunday.

Bauer, who pitched brilliantly while throwing 6 2/3 shutout innings in the series opener, will try to close out the Yankees in the best-of-five series while being opposed by New York ace Luis Severino. Bauer will be pitching on three days' rest rather than the customary four.

Manager Terry Francona considered starting Josh Tomlin in Game 4. But Tomlin warmed up in the bullpen during Sunday's game, and Francona ultimately settled on Bauer after asking the righty if he were ready to go.

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