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Former Indians pitcher and Sports Time Ohio broadcaster Jensen Lewis is joining WTAM 1100 as co-host of “The Spew” heard weekdays 9am-10am with Mike Trivisonno along with Mike Snyder starting on Monday, August 20th. Lewis, who graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, is not only up to date on the latest sports news, he’s well versed in current events.
Lewis was selected by the Indians in the 3rd round (102nd overall pick) in the 2005 Major League draft. He played for the Indians organization from 2005-2011 and spent four season from 2007-2010 on their big league roster. He finished his professional career with a single season both in Arizona (2012) and with the Chicago Cubs (2013). Lewis helped lead the Indians to the 2007 AL Central Division title and within 1 win of reaching the World Series that postseason. He filled multiple bullpen roles during his tenure, including a perfect 13-for-13 in save opportunities as the club's closer at the end of the 2008 season. He finished his big league career with a record of 7-11, 3.68 ERA while collecting 14 saves & 177 strikeouts in 198 career IP.
WTAM Program Director Ray Davis said, “Jensen is one of the brightest and most entertaining broadcasters in Cleveland. I’m glad to have him come out of the bullpen into a starting role”.
Lewis will continue in his primary role the co-host & analyst on "Indians Live" on FOX SportsTime Ohio, the pre and post-game shows for Cleveland Indians' telecasts. He also appears on the Indians' in-game television broadcasts as well as a fill-in host on "Drennan Live."
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