Fantasy Baseball: Cleveland Indians 2014 Starting Rotation Preview

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Sep 25, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona (left) and relief pitcher Justin Masterson celebrate a 7-2 win over the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

This article is part of a series previewing the starting rotations of all the teams in the Major Leagues. Click here, for other articles in this preview series.   At Fansided’s Fantasy Baseball page, you can find a number of great resources to help you succeed in your league this season. 

The Tribe made a surprising playoff run last season in their first year under Manager Terry Francona.  The Tribe starting pitchers were up and down at times, but they did have the second-highest strikeout total of any starting rotation in the Majors.

This offseason the Indians lost a few key starters to free agency as Scott Kazmir signed with the Athletics and Ubaldo Jimenez inked with the Orioles.  The Tribe front office decided to take a flier on Shaun Marcum and count on their internal options to fill the void.

Cleveland’s rotation has some nice fantasy options at the top and some decent sleepers in the middle, but they don’t have depth and could have some issues if injury strikes of some of their gambles fail to pay off.

Click through the slide show to check out all the projected starters for the Tribe this season with their 2013 stats and 2014 outlook on each page.

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