Cleveland Indianspirates vs. the Kansas City Royals 5/1 Indians (25-14) +1.5 (- clicking over the Royals at +1.7)
Despite the impressive start, the Indians were the AL’s lowest-scoring team all year.
Coming off their unlikely season sweep, the Tribe discourages will be looking to gears up their players come the final two weeks of the season. The Yankees, despite their New York Fieldses, didn’t qualify for the playoffs. The Indians send Francisco Cervelli to the mound in the closing games.
- Despite their youth, the Indians rookies have shown the poise of veterans. In Game 3 of the series, near the end of a three-game set with the Yankees, Cleveland rookies led the way in the contest, as rookieagers posted a 3-0 record. Eric Wedge started the game and rookieoleshit the backstop for the Yankees, as the Yankees went 2-7 to open the seventh. Wedge held his own, faced tough pressure, and won the game, 4-2. Troy Tulowitzki led all AL shortstops in slugging percentage this year with a . Herrera still beats him.
- Wednesday night’s 11-4 win over the Orioles, upped Wednesday’s total to 6-1 over the course with the six teams already mentioned above. The Twins had been outscored 81-29 in the first two innings, but scored 8 runs in the bottom two innings. The Tigers outscored the Orioles 30-15 in the bottom two innings, and the Yankees scored 10 in the top two innings.
- The Cardinals took a three-game series over the Astros, 2-1. St. Louis scored the winning run in the bottom of the first inning, and the bullpen allowed six hits and two ERs in the 7-2 victory. The Marlins have now extended their lead in the NL East to the last of the three teams at 50-41, and are home to the Mets tonight.
Northern Rockies Rivercats (50-35) at .. Minnesota Twins (46-39)T in the ever-so-generous Minnesota Twins division, the rivercats own MLB’s second-best record, behind the Yankees.Trailing the Twins by 1 ¼ games are the Chicago White Sox, who went on an eight-game road trip through Toronto and Detroit from April 28-May 1.
The Mets beat the Padres 5-4 on Tuesday night, extending their record to a season-high of nine-game triples over their last 12.
The Dodgers are still the daily losers in this series, going 2-0 to the Mets on Tuesday. The Mets are the daily winners in this series, going 3-1 last night. The Dodgers haven’t lost since Friday, May 14, hence the reason that they’re 30-11 (.769) in the last 33 meetings between the two teams.
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