RP - CLE
Cleveland reliever Nick Wittgren threw a scoreless inning in a 7-3 win over the Royals on Tuesday. He didn't allow a baserunner in the frame.
Wittgren was credited with the win in a game where Cleveland used reliever Phil Maton as their opener. Wittgren now has a 1-1 record, 6.48 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, and seven strikeouts in 8 1/3 innings of work.
The Indians activated RHP Nick Wittgren from the paternity list.
Wittgren wound up missing a few days after his wife gave birth, but he's set to rejoin the Cleveland bullpen now. He'll continue operating in a middle-relief role.
The Cleveland Indians placed pitcher Nick Wittgren on the paternity list Monday.
Wittgren will be away from the team for up to three days after being placed on the paternity list Monday. Cleveland called up Kyle Nelson in a corresponding move and he will be used out of the bullpen while Wittgren is inactive.
Cleveland reliever Nick Wittgren threw a scoreless ninth inning to save a 4-2 win over the Royals on Wednesday.
Wittgren got the save chance with Cleveland using James Karinchak in the seventh and Emmanuel Clase in the eighth inning. Cleveland seems willing to use all three arms interchangeably when protecting leads this season.
Cleveland Indians reliever Nick Wittgren pitched two scoreless innings against the Mariners on Wednesday to earn the first save of his career. He struck out two batters in the 1-0 win.
Wittgren got the call with Brad Hand unavailable after pitching in three straight games. Wittgren has appeared in four games for the Tribe and has yet to allow a run. With Hand firmly entrenched as the team's closer, Wittgren is nothing more than bullpen depth from a fantasy perspective.