The Cleveland Indians announced pitcher Josh Tomlin will undergo arthroscopic debridement of the AC Join on Wednesday, April 8 at the Cleveland Clinic. The timetable for his return to action is 12-to-16 weeks.
Tomlin experienced a recurrence of right shoulder discomfort following his start of March 30 in Minor League Camp. Further clinical examination and imaging revealed chronic inflammation in the AC (Acromioclavicular) Joint of his right shoulder.
In 2014, Tomlin started 16 games for the Indians with a 6-9 record. Tomlin stuck out 94 batters and had a 4.76 ERA.
The Cleveland Indians open the season against the Houston Astros on Monday, April 6. The Indians home opener is Friday, April 10, against the Detroit Tigers.