Cleveland Indians

Texas Rangers vs. Cleveland Indians

The Texas Rangers and the Cleveland Indians face off on Monday in Arlington as they close out their four game series. The Texas Rangers are starting to slide in the AL West standings as they have dropped their last two games of this series to the Indians. On Sunday Adian Beltre and Alex Rios each had two hits and Rougned Odor had a hit as the Rangers scored two runs on six hits. Starting pitcher Joe Saunders allowed seven hits and three runs, two earned, over 5.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 0-2 for the season. For Monday’s game the Rangers start Nicholas Martinez who is coming off of a loss in his last start. For the season Martinez has allowed 51 hits and 16 earned runs while striking out 21 over 44.2 innings for a 1-2 record and a 3.22 ERA. The Cleveland Indians have moved Read More

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Cleveland Indians

The Toronto Blue jays and the Cleveland Indians face off on Thursday in Toronto as they close out their series. The Indians are -115 favorites over the Blue Jays with an over/under run total set at 9.5. The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Indians on Tuesday but on Wednesday they didn’t have anything going as they were blown out. Adam Lind had two hits and Jose Reyes, Melky Cabrera, and Jose Bautista each had hits as the Blue Jays scored four runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Dustin McGowan allowed nine hits and four runs while striking out three over 4.0 innings to take the loss and fall to 2-2 for the season. For Thursday’s game the Blue jays start J.A. Happ who has worked as a starter and out of the bullpen this season. For the year Happ has allowed 13 hits and six runs while striking out 10 Read More

San Francisco Giants vs. Cleveland Indians

The San Francisco Giants and the Cleveland Indians face off on Friday at AT&T Park for game one of their interleague series. The Giants are -160 favorites over the Indians with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The San Francisco Giants are in second place in the NL West as they return home from a road trip. The Giants are 5-4 at home this season, 5-5 In their last 10 games, and they are a game behind the Dodgers in the standings. As a team the Giants are hitting .234 with Angel Pagan hitting .329, Brandon Belt hitting .299, and Michael Morse hitting .279. As a team the San Francisco pitching staff has an ERA of 3.62 with the starters at 4.39 and the bullpen at 2.25. For game one against the Indians the Giants start Tim Hudson who lost his last time out. For the season Hudson has Read More

Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers

The Cleveland Indians and the Texas Rangers face off on Saturday in Cleveland for game two of their series. The Rangers are -130 favorites over the Indians with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Cleveland Indians squandered a big lead on Friday, but they still got the win in extra innings. Ryan Rayburn had two hits, including the walk-off game-winning home run, Nick Swisher had two hits including a home run, and Asdrubal Cabrera, Michael Brantley, and Mike Aviles each had three hits as the Indians scored 11 runs on 18 hits. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber allowed seven hits and four runs, three earned, to not factor in the decision as Joe Smith blew the save and Bryan Shaw got the win. For Saturday’s game, the Indians start Justin Masterson who won last time out. For the season, Masterson has allowed 113 hits and 57 earned runs, while Read More

Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians meet on Sunday in Cleveland as they close out their series. The Tigers are -139 favorites over the Indians with an over/under run total set at 8.5. The Cleveland Indians had a chance to move up the NL Central standings over the course of the weekend against the Tigers, but so far they have dropped two in a row and moved two games further back in the standings. On Saturday, Nick Swisher had two hits including a home run, Ryan Raburn hit a home run and Lonnie Chisenall and Drew Stubbs each had two hits as the Indians scored four runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco allowed 10 hits and seven runs, six of them earned, while striking out two over 3.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 0-4 on the year. For Sunday’s game the Indians start Corey Read More

Texas Rangers vs. Cleveland Indians

The Texas Rangers and the Cleveland Indians face off on Wednesday in Arlington in game three of their series. The Rangers are -142 favorites over the Indians with an over/under run total set at 10. The Texas Rangers lost on Tuesday to the Indians and in the process lost their lead in the AL West as the A’s moved into a tie for first with the Rangers. On Tuesday A.J. Pierzynski had two hits including a home run, and Lance Berkman and Elvis Andrus each had hits as the Rangers scored two runs on seven hits in all. On the mound starting pitcher Derek Holland allowed nine hits and four runs while striking out four over 4.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 5-3 on the season. For Wednesday’s game the Rangers start Nicholas Tepesch who has lost his last two decisions, For the season Tepesch has allowed Read More

New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

The New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians face off on Monday at Yankee Stadium for game one of their series. The Yankees are -1456 favorites over the Indians with an over/under total set at 8.5. The New York Yankees still have several key players on the DL but they still continue to contend in the AL East. The Yankees are 3-7 in their last 10 games, 16-13 at home this season, and they are three games back in the AL East. As a team the Yankees are hitting .246 with Robinson Cano hitting .291, Brett Gardener hitting .258, and Ichiro Suzuki hitting .257. The Yankees opponents are hitting .257 with New York pitching staff having an ERA of 3.75. For game one against the Indians the Yankees start Andy Pettitte who makes his return from the 15 day disabled list. For the season Pettitte has allowed 49 hits and Read More

Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians and the Seattle Mariners close out their weekend series as they face off for a Monday afternoon game in Cleveland. The Mariners are -114 favorites over the Indians with an over/under run total set at 8. The Cleveland Indians continue to lead the AL Central and on Sunday they added an exclamation point jumping all over one of the best pitchers in baseball. Michael Brantley hit a home runs and had four RBI’s and Michael Bourn, Jason Kipnis, and Mike Aviles all added two hits each as the Indians scored six runs on nine hits in all. Starting pitcher Justin Masterson was virtually unhittable as he allowed three hits and struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings to get the win and go to 7-2 on the season. For Monday’s game Cleveland starts Scott Kazmir who continues his unlikely comeback story. For the season Kazmir has allowed Read More

Philadelphia Phillies vs. Cleveland Indians

The Philadelphia Phillies and the Cleveland Indians face off on Wednesday in Philadelphia for game two of their interleague series. The Phillies are -168 favorites over the Indians with an over/under run total set at 7.5. The Philadelphia Phillies are used to being the hunted in the National League East but this year they are clearly the hunters and with Tuesday’s win they continue to quietly work their way up the standings. Dominic Brown had two hits including a home run, Kevin Frandsen hit a home run, and John Mayberry had three hits as the Phillies scored six runs on 10 hits. Starting pitcher Jonathan Pettibone allowed four hits and two runs while striking out three over 6.2 innings to get the win and go to 3-0 for the season. For Wednesday afternoon’s game the Phillies start Cole Hamels who has lost three of his last four starts. For the Read More

New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees meet for the first of two games on Monday as they play a double header in Cleveland. The Indians are -140 favorites over the Yankees with an over/under run total set at 8.5 runs. The Cleveland Indians have quietly taken the lead in the AL Central as they have been one of the hotter teams in all of baseball. The Indians are 8-2 in their last 10 games, 10-7 at home this season, and they are tied with the Tigers for first place in the division. As a team the Indians are hitting .270 with Carlos Santana hitting .336, Michael Brantley hitting .306, and Mark Reynolds hitting .291. The Indians opponents are hitting .232 and the Cleveland pitching staff has an ERA of 4.04. For game one against the Yankees the Indians start Justin Masterson who has been the ace of the Read More