MLB Preview 2012: Giving Odds on Who Will Be Cleveland Indians' Fifth Starter

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MLB Preview 2012: Giving Odds on Who Will Be Cleveland Indians' Fifth Starter
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The doubt around Fausto Carmona/Roberto Hernandez's visa situation leaves a rotation spot open.

Because of the uncertainty surrounding Fausto Carmona/Roberto Hernandez, the Cleveland Indians still have one starting rotation spot up for competition in Spring Training. 

For most of the offseason, the Tribe's rotation seemed very set with Ubaldo Jimenez, Justin Masterson, Josh Tomlin, Derek Lowe and Fausto Carmona. No one in that group was in any real danger of being bumped and any other starting pitchers were ticketed for AAA Columbus. 

That obviously all changed when the Carmona/Hernandez story broke. The Indians have made some moves since then, but that final rotation spot is up for grabs as we head into Spring Training. So let's take a look at each competitor's odds for being the fifth starter on Opening Day for the Cleveland Indians.

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