Tale of the tape: Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers begin big series in Arlington

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Word on the street is that there is a pretty big series happening in Texas starting tonight.

The Rangers, with the AL’s best record, and the Indians, with the second-best record in the AL, square off for four games starting tonight in Arlington. So, we looked at the tale of the tape to break down the series and its comabatants.

Pitching matchups:

  • Thursday, August 25 vs. Texas @ 8:05PM
  • RHP Josh Tomlin (11-7, 4.39) vs. LHP Cole Hamels (13-4, 2.80)
  • Friday, August 26 vs. Texas @ 8:05PM
  • RHP Corey Kluber (13-8, 3.13) vs. LHP Martin Perez (8-9, 4.27)
  • Saturday, August 27 vs. Texas @ 8:05PM
  • RHP Carlos Carrasco (9-6, 3.12) vs. RHP AJ Griffin (5-3, 4.68)
  • Sunday, August 28 vs. Texas @ 3:05PM
  • RHP Danny Salazar (11-5, 3.90) vs. LHP Derek Holland (5-6, 4.92)

August record

  • Cleveland: 12-11
  • Texas: 12-9

Run differential

  • Cleveland: +94
  • Texas: -1

Record in one-run games

  • Cleveland: 19-17
  • Texas: 28-8

Batting average

  • Cleveland: 2.65
  • Texas: .262

Home runs

  • Cleveland: 161
  • Texas: 164

Runs

  • Cleveland: 619
  • Texas: 588

ERA

  • Cleveland: 3.84
  • Texas: 4.33

Starter ERA

  • Cleveland: 4.01
  • Texas: 4.13

Bullpen ERA

  • Cleveland: 3.56
  • Texas: 4.77

Home record

  • Cleveland: 39-23
  • Texas: 39-20

Road record

  • Cleveland: 33-30
  • Texas: 35-33

–TribeVibe contributor Joel Hammond

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