For the second time in three seasons Shaw led the league in appearances. He also had a good year: 2-5, 3.24 ERA with a 1.260 WHIP in 66.2 IP. He, Allen, Miller, Otero and Manship make up arguably the most dominant pen in the league.
The Indians acquired him in a pretty huge deal back in 2012:
- December 11, 2012: Traded as part of a 3-team trade by the Arizona Diamondbacks with Matt Albers and Trevor Bauer to the Cleveland Indians. The Cincinnati Reds sent Didi Gregorius to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cincinnati Reds sent Drew Stubbs to the Cleveland Indians. The Cleveland Indians sent Lars Anderson and Tony Sipp to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cleveland Indians sent Shin-Soo Choo, Jason Donald and cash to the Cincinnati Reds.
Overall, I think the trade worked out OK. We were going to lose Choo no matter what, so getting Stubbs, Bauer (who should…someday…maybe…end up a decent #3 pitcher) and Shaw is a pretty good get. I am actually a little bummed that we lost Sipp in that deal, who was always a favorite of mine.
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