4 moves for the Cleveland Guardians to continue their winning ways

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4. Solidify their starting rotation

The Cleveland Guardians are 30-17 and sitting in first place in the American League Central division, something that did not seem at all possible after it was announced that Shane Bieber would be undergoing season-ending Tommy John surgery. Cleveland was already without Gavin Williams to start the year, making it hard to believe that they would be in this position with 40% of the rotation on the injured list.

While Williams will be returning to Cleveland at some point this season, the group of Ben Lively, Triston McKenzie, Tanner Bibee, Logan Allen, and Carlos Carrasco could use some help. What the Guardians have been able to get out of this group has been very impressive and should not be discounted in any way. However, this is the one area of the roster right now that seems to be the least stable at the moment.

Bringing an external arm and not just relying on Williams' return from the injured list would be a course of action that would be wise for the Guardians to take. It would ensure stability in their rotation, as well as be a safeguard should anyone else get injured or experience a regression in performance. There is not necessarily a need to rush into a move at this time, but with trade season coming around the corner, they need to be ready to deal when the moment comes.