Indians exercise 2018 club options on Michael Brantley and Josh Tomlin

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CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Indians announced on Friday that they have exercised their 2018 club options on both Michael Brantley and Josh Tomlin.

The option for Tomlin was $3 million; the option for Dr. Smooth was $12 million.

The Indians said Brantley, 30, hit .299 (101-338) with 20 doubles, 9 home runs and 52 RBI in 90 games played in 2018.  He missed 61 games due to a pair of stints on the 10-day Disabled List and underwent surgery to stabilize his right ankle on October 18.

Tomlin, 33, posted a mark of 10-9 with a 4.98 ERA in 26 starts for Cleveland this season.

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