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Welcome to the 2015 IBI preview capsules! In order to prepare for the upcoming season, IBI will have a preview capsule running for every player on the 40-man roster and selected non-roster invites. To mix things up, we will be running these roughly in alphabetical order. Next up is left-hander Michael Roth.

Michael Roth, LHP

Throws: Left — Bats: Left — Entering his age-25 season — Contract: Non-roster invitee to spring training

2014 Overview: Roth spent the 2014 season in the Angels organization, where he experienced quite a bit of success and failure. The left-hander posted an impressive 2.62 ERA and solid 4.02 FIP in 140.2 Double-A innings as a starting pitcher, both numbers that yield a positive outlook for Roth’s future. His 8.76 ERA and 6.70 FIP in 12.1 relief innings in the majors, however, highlight the questions surrounding Roth and are part of the reason he signed a minor league contract with Cleveland this offseason. Read More…

From Indians Baseball Insider, February 24, 2015

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Posted by on March 30, 2015 in ZY. February 2015


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