The Indians Are Reinventing The Rules Of Relief Pitching

Terry Francona’s approach to utilizing Andrew Miller and Cody AllenMonday night, the Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays resume the ALCS, with a Game 3 matchup in Canada. The Indians enter the contest leading 2-0, after holding the Jays’ vaunted offense to just one run in the first two games.

One of the keys to Cleveland’s 2016 postseason success has been the continued dominance of the club’s bullpen, notably the manner in which manager Terry Francona utilizes recently acquired fireballer Andrew Miller and longtime closer Cody Allen.

Zack Meisel from Cleveland.com delves deeper into the Indians very unique approach to relieve pitching.