Results tagged ‘ Kevin Millwood ’
CLEVELAND INDIANS (4-4) at SEATTLE MARINERS (6-5)
RHP Justin Masterson (0-1, 2.77) vs. RHP Kevin Millwood (0-0, 1.50)
First Pitch: 10:10 p.m. (ET) at Safeco Field
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Radio: WMMS, Indians Radio Network
Series Preview: The Indians are 201-158 (.560) all-time against the Seattle Mariners (1977-2012), good for the 3rd-highest winning percentage all-time among teams with at least 20 games played vs. Seattle behind Boston (.576, 215-158) and Oakland (.570, 294-222)…the Indians held a slight 5-4 edge in the 2011 series, but have lost 3 straight and 4 of the last 5 against the Mariners…the two clubs did not meet in Cactus League play this spring due to Seattle’s trip to Japan.
* Cleveland carries a .604 all-time winning percentage at Safeco Field entering this week’s series, going 32-21 since this venue originally opened in July of 1999…that .604 mark is the highest winning percentage by any visiting team with at least 10 games played here at Safeco…the Indians 32 wins are 6th-most all-time at Safeco, but trail only New York-AL (36-25) among non-AL West teams.
* The Indians have 15 total home runs thru 8 games this season, T2nd-most in the A.L. and the majors with St. Louis (10 games) and Texas (10 games), trailing only Baltimore, who has hit 18 home runs thru 10 games.
* The Indians’ 15 home runs are T2nd-most in club history through Cleveland’s first 8 games in a given season, most since swatting 15 thru the first 8 games of 1995…entering tonight, the club record for most home runs thru the first 9 games of a season is 18, accomplished in both 1959 and 1997.