Full name TREVOR ANDREW BAUER...Single...Graduated from Hart High School in Santa Clarita, CA, same high school that produced James Shields, Kevin Millar, Bob Walker and Todd Zeile....Went 12-0 with a 0.79 ERA and 106 strikeouts as a junior, earning All-CIF Southern Section Division I First-Team honors and first-team All-Southern Selection accolades from the California Baseball Coaches Association (CBCA)...Was also named to the Los Angeles Times High School All-Star Team...On Twitter @baueroutage...In 2015 teamed with and designed a t-shirt for Athletes Brand to benefit the Lone Survivor Foundation (25% of the proceeds) to spread awareness and raise money for soldiers returning from duty...For his efforts he was nominated by the club for the 2015 Bob Feller Award...2014-16 TribeFest participant.
Spent virtually the entire year in the Indians rotation, setting new single-season career-highs in appearances (31), starts (30), innings pitched (176.0), wins (11) and strikeouts (170)...In 14 outings on the road, Bauer went 6-5 and posted a 3.32 ERA (30ER/81.1IP), 8th-lowest among American League hurlers...His .196 (57-for-291) average against was the 3rd-lowest road mark in the A.L., 5th-lowest in the Majors...The right-hander went 2-0 with a 1.80 ERA (5ER/25.0IP) across four starts in April and did not suffer his first loss of the season until May 8 against Minnesota...Led the A.L. in walks (79), was 12th in strikeouts (170) and 7th in SO per 9.0IP (8.69)...Last Indians SP to lead league in walks was Sam McDowell in 1971...In his season debut on April 9 at Houston, Bauer tossed 6.0 hitless innings and tallied a career-high 11 strikeouts (5BB)...Had his 9.0-inning hitless streak and 11.0-inning scoreless streak snapped on April 15 at Chicago-AL...His 9.0-inning hitless streak was the 3rd-longest by an A.L. starter to begin a season in the last 20 years (1996-2015), trailing only 10.0-inning stretches by Boston's Hideo Nomo in 2001 and Toronto's Shaun Marcum in 2007 (Elias)...Was the first Indians starter since Bob Feller in 1940 to record 9.0 hitless innings to start the season, as Feller no-hit the White Sox on April 16, 1940, giving up a hit in the first inning of his next start...Faced 34 batters before allowing a hit, the most by a starter since Boston's Nomo faced 37 without allowing a hit in 2001 (STATS)...Bauer tallied at least 5 strikeouts in 21 of his 30 starts and allowed 3-or-fewer earned runs in 19 of his 31 total outings... From May 14-June 4, the right-hander worked 6.0+ innings for a career-high 5 consecutive games...Went 3-2 with a 1.75 ERA (7ER/36.0IP) over those 5 starts... Bauer worked his first career CG (9.0IP, 5H, 2R/ER, 1HR, 1BB, 6SO, 112 pitches/78 strikes), but suffered the loss in a 2-1 Indians defeat against Kansas City on July 28...Marked the first Indian hurler to lose a complete game at home since Justin Masterson on Sept. 30, 2009 (1-0 loss to Chicago-AL)...Posted an ERA of 5.73 in 14 second half outings (13GS, 70.2IP, 67H, 45ER, 36BB, 68SO) after recording a first half ERA of 3.76 over his first 17 starts...Endured a 7 start stretch from Aug. 13-Sept. 13 where he did not get out of the fourth inning four times and posted an ERA of 7.63 that relegated him to the bullpen late in the season (30.2IP, 35H, 26ER) Made one relief appearance on Sept. 19 against the White Sox, working 1.0 scoreless inning (1H, 2SO)...Tossed 7.0 innings of one-run ball in his final outing of the season (2H, 1R/ER, 3BB, 3SO), a 4-2 Indians defeat on Oct. 1 against the Twins....His .239 avg against with men on base was 15th-lowest in the A.L. while his .232 overall average against was 11th-lowest and his .394 slugging pct/ allowed was 18th-lowest among A.L. qualifiers.
Spent virtually the entire year in the Indians rotation, finishing second on the team in innings pitched (153.0) while logging a professional career-high of 199.0 IP between Columbus and Cleveland...Began the year in Triple-A Columbus and made his 2014 Major League debut in a doubleheader/" spot" start as the 26th man on April 9 vs. San Diego (L, 6.0IP , 4H, 2R/1E R, 8K ).... Was also with Cleveland from May 20-remainder of the season...Finished fourth among American League rookie pitchers in starts (26) and strikeouts (T -4th, 143), fifth in innings pitched (153.0) and 11th in ERA (4.18). In seven starts with Triple-A Columbus in 2014, Bauer was 4-1 with a 2.15 E RA (11 E R/ 46.0 IP ), 44 strikeouts, 14 walks and a 1.09 WHIP ....Prior to his last Minor League start on May 13 at Rochester (L, 5.2 IP , 6 R, 4 HR), Bauer was a perfect 4-0 with an International League-best 1.12 ERA (5 ER/40.1 IP)...At the time of his final promotion on May 20, ranked sixth in ERA, 11th in strikeouts and ninth in WHIP...Fanned nine batters in each of his first two starts for Columbus, allowing just one earned run on seven hits and three walks across his first 12.0 innings....Limited opposing Minor League batters to a .216 (36-167) average against, including a .195 (17-87) clip to left-handers. Made his turn for every start and never enjoyed a sustained stretch of dominance or inconsistency, never recording a monthly ERA under 3.34 and over 4.97...Pitched into the fifth inning in 25 of 26 starts and fanned at least eight batters in seven of 26 outings...Best month was August, going 1-1 w/a 3.34 E RA in six starts (35.0IP , 27H, 13E R, 20BB, 35K ) and enjoyed a four-start stretch from August 13-30 where he was 1-0 w/a 2.59 E RA (24.1IP , 16H, 7E R, 28K , club won each G S) that lowered his season ERA from 4.33 to 3.99. After logging back-to-back scoreless starts for the first time in his career on 8/24- 8/30, Bauer carried a career-high streak of 15.1 consecutive scoreless innings into the first inning of his start on September 4 vs. Detroit...Worked a career-high 8.0IP two times (last Sept 9 vs. MIN) and fanned a career-high 10 White Sox on July 13 vs. Chicago-AL (6.2IP, 8H, 0R, 3BB, 10K), his first career double-digit strikeout game...Went 4-3 w/a 3.67 ERA in 14 starts in Progressive Field (88.1IP , 83H, 36E R, 87K ) and was 1-5 w/a 4.87 ERA in 12 road starts (64.2IP , 68H, 35E R, 56K )... Career in Cleveland, Trevor is 5-4 w/a 3.43 ERA in 16 starts (38 E R/99.2 IP ). Kicked off the second half of the season with a 9-3 victory over the Tigers on July 18 at Comerica Park (W , 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R-ER, 1 BB, 5 SO, 101 pitches/67 strikes)...Bauer also started the Tribe's final game of the first half - a 3-2 win over the White Sox - and became just the fourth different Indians pitcher to start back-to-back team victories - the first since Bert Blyleven in 1981 (STATS LLC)...ERA in the first inning was 5.54 (26.0IP, 27H, 20R/16ER, 13BB, 21K)....ERA from innings 2-6 was 3.80 (118.1IP , 113H, 50E R, 44BB, 113K )....Was T 5th in the A.L. in hit batters (11) and steals allowed (19)...Batters hit .192 (43-219) when behind in the count and .331 (56-169) when ahead in the count.
?ad an up and down season between AAA Columbus and Cleveland, spending the majority of the season in the Columbus rotation while making four spot starts for the Indians over the first four months of the season...Optioned out of spring training to Triple-A on March 21, but instead made his 2013 debut with the Indians at Tampa Bay on April 6 (Kazmir DL)...Allowed only 2 hits in 5.0 innings but walked a career-high and 2013 club-high 7 batters in the 6-0 loss...All four of his 2013 Major League starts were one-day stints in the big leagues as he accumulated just four days of MLB service... Enters 2014 rated the third overall prospect (best curveball/change-up also) in the system according to BA and 73rd overall in all of baseball according to MLB.com...Entered 2013 as the club's top prospect according to Baseball America, was #17 overall in MLB.com's overall top 100 prospects and 25th overall according to ESPN's Keith Law. Made second big league start of 2013 on May 1 vs. Philadelphia (5.0IP, 1H, 0R, 6BB, 5K), notching his second big league win over Cliff Lee...Made two more starts as the result of doubleheaders on May 13 vs. NYY (gm2, L#2, 6.1IP, 6H, 2R/2ER) and June 28 at Chicago-AL (gm1, ND, 0.2IP, 6H, 5R/ER, 2HR), the latter of which was the shortest and most recent start of his brief 8-start career... Limited batters to .238 mark with Cleveland, including a .207 mark by left-handed hitters, but walked 16 batters in 17 innings of work...Batters were 7-for-31 (.226) off him with runners on and 3-for-17 (.176) with runners in scoring position. Won his first two decisions at Columbus covering a span of 5 starts (3.23ERA, 30.2IP, 21H, 11ER, 10BB, 31K) before allowing 14 runs in 10.1IP over his last two starts in May that took his season ERA to 5.05...Went a combined 3-1 w/a 2.66 ERA in 9 June and July starts (50.2IP, 56H, 15ER, 24BB, 37K) before posting a 1-4 record in 6 August starts to finish the season (5.46ERA, 29.2IP, 31H, 18ER, 25BB, 28K)...Tossed his only complete game of the year on July 22 at Buffalo (9.0IP, 6H, 3R/2ER, 4BB, 4K)...Did not allow a hit over 6.2IP vs. Charlotte on May 7 (2R/ER, 4HB, 4BB, 7K, WP)...Right-handed hitters at Triple-A batted .245 (61-249, .770OPS) while lefties hit .291 (58-199, .861OPS)...Batters hit .250 (54-216) with runners on base and .242 (36-149) with RISP off him.
Named the D-backs' Minor League Pitcher of the Year after combining to go 12-2 with a 2.42 ERA (35 ER in 130.1 IP)
and 157 strikeouts in 22 starts with Double-A Mobile and Triple-A Reno... Went 1-2 with a 6.06 ERA (11 ER in 16.1 IP),
13 walks and 17 strikeouts in 4 starts with the D-backs in June and July...Named to the MLB All-Star Futures Game
and enters 2013 as the top prospect in the Indians organization according to Baseball America, #17 overall in MLB.
com's overall top 100 and 25th overall prospect according to ESPN's Keith Law.
Began the season with Mobile and was 7-1 with a 1.68 ERA (9 ER in 48.1 IP) and 60 strikeouts in 8 games...Garnered
the organization's Pitcher of the Month award for April (5-0, 1.26 ERA)...Fanned 11 in 5.2IP (2H, 0R) in his 2nd start
of the season on April 10 vs. Pensacola...Fanned 8-or-more in 5 of 8GS...Promoted to Reno on May 17 and was 5-1
with a 2.85 ERA (26 ER in 82.0 IP), 1 complete game and 97 strikeouts in 14 starts with the Aces.
Recalled by D-backs on June 28...Was tied for the Minor League lead in wins (11) at the time of his promotion and
ranked second in strikeouts (116)...Was the first player from the 2011 Draft to reach the Majors when he made his debut
on June 28 @ Braves (ND, 2 ER in 4.0 IP)...Indians RHP Cody Allen would become the 2nd player three weeks later.
Earned his first Major League win on July 8 vs. the LA Dodgers, tossing 6.0 scoreless innings with 6 strikeouts and 2
hits allowed...In his other three starts he did not see the 5th inning and walked at least 3 batters in each start...Optioned
back to Reno on July 18...Did not pitch from July 23-Aug. 5...Nagged by right groin soreness most of the season. Recorded his first professional complete game on Aug. 17 vs. Round Rock with 12 strikeouts (9.0IP, 5H, 2R/ER, 1BB,
12K)...Also fanned 11 in his Triple-A debut of May 18 vs. Oklahoma City (8.0IP, 4H, 1R/ER, 11K) and 11 more on June
8 vs. Tucson (7.0IP, 5H, 0R, 2BB, 11K)...Made 3 postseason starts for Reno and was 2-0 with a 1.65 ERA (3 ER in 16.1
IP), 17 walks and 17 strikeouts...Started the Triple-A National Championship Game vs. Pawtucket (ND, 2 ER in 4.2 IP)...
Finished the season ranked by MLB.com as the D-backs' No. 1 Prospect and No. 5 overall (third-best right-handed
pitcher)...Also honored in Baseball America's Best Tools issue as the Best Pitching Prospect in the Pacific Coast
League...On the year limited batters to a .223 average against, including a .215 (46-214) mark by left-handed hitters.
Combined to go 1-2 with a 5.96 ERA (17 ER in 25.2
IP) and 43 strikeouts in 7 starts with Single-A Visalia and
Double-A Mobile...averaged 15.1 strikeouts per 9.0 IP...ERA was 2.63 entering his final regular-season start on
Aug. 30 vs. Chattanooga (10 ER in 1.2 IP)...Began the season with the Rawhide, going 0-1 with a 3.00
ERA (3 ER in 9.0 IP) and 17 strikeouts in 3 starts before
his promotion to Double-A on Aug. 13...was 1-1 with a
7.56 ERA (14 ER in 16.2 IP) with 26 strikeouts in 4 starts
with Mobile and helped the BayBears to the Southern
League Championship...earned the win in the clinching
game of the Championship Series, allowing 1 run over
5.0 innings pitched with 7 strikeouts @ Tennessee...Selected in the first round (third overall) of the First-
Year Player Draft...the draft marked the first time since
1978 that one college baseball program (UCLA) had two
players selected (Gerrit Cole, No. 1 to Pittsburgh) in the
first three picks (Arizona State; Bob Horner and Hubie