Indians Game Information for Thursday, June 28
CLEVELAND INDIANS (37-37, 2nd, -2.5 G) vs. BALTIMORE ORIOLES (41-33)
RHP Zach McAllister (1-1, 3.96) vs. LHP Wei-Yin Chen (7-3, 3.38)
First Pitch: 7:05 p.m. (ET) at Camden Yards
Radio: WTAM, Indians Radio Network
FROM EUCLID TO EUTAW: The Indians and Orioles are set to meet for the first time this season for what amounts to the front-half of a home-and-home season series, as Baltimore will also visit Progressive Field for a 4-game set July 20-23 to kick off the Indians first homestand after the All-Star break…the Indians hold a 47-43 all-time advantage over the Orioles at Camden Yards (1992-present), winning 10 of the last 17 meetings…the 2 clubs split a 4-game series here last season.
ZACH ATTACK: RHP ZACH McALLISTER will make his first career start against the Orioles tonight after being recalled from Triple-A Columbus earlier in the day…the Indians have gone 3-1 in his 4 starts at the big league level this season…began the year in the Clippers Opening Day rotation and has gone 5-2 with a 2.98 ERA (21 ER/63.1 IP) in 11 game/starts for Columbus so far this season in what is his 2nd full season at the Triple-A level…has not allowed a HR over his last 29.1 consecutive innings at Triple-A and has also surrendered just one HR across 25.0 innings for Cleveland in 2012…thru 4 starts for Cleveland, Zach has held the opposition to a combined 7-for-33 (.212) with 10 strikeouts the 3rd time thru the order and beyond.