The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has signed RHP SCOTT ATCHISON for the 2015 season with a club option for 2016.
Atchison, 38, has been a valuable member of the club's bullpen in 2014, posting a 6-0 record with a 2.95 ERA in 53 relief appearances (1SV, 55.0IP, 44H, 18ER, 9BB, 37K), limiting Major League hitters to a .218 (44-202) average against. Scott ranks among American League relief leaders in wins (T2nd, 6), pct. of inherited runners scored (10th, 18%, 5/28) and relief innings (19th, 55.0IP) while limiting right-handed hitters to a .214 (28-131, .565 OPS) average against. Since June 21st he owns an ERA of 2.28 (23.2IP, 18H, 6ER) over his last 22 games.