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CLEVELAND INDIANS (54-62, 3rd, -9.0G) vs. LOS ANGELES ANGELS (60-56)
RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (9-11, 5.25) vs. RHP Zack Greinke (0-1, 5.68)
First Pitch: 10:05 p.m. (ET)
TV: STO Radio: WTAM/Indians Radio Network
JUST LIKE CALIFORNIA: Cleveland is in the early portion of a 10-day, 9-game road trip through Anaheim, Oakland and Seattle while holding a 13-5 (.722) record against teams from the A.L. West, the highest winning pct. vs. that division by any team in the majors this season…Cleveland has batted .281 (171-609) with a .360 OBP, .402 SLG and 4.7 runs-per-game (84 R/18 G) in those 18 games against the A.L. West, while the Tribe’s pitching staff has registered a 2.96 ERA (54 ER/164.0 IP) and .235 avg. against…this marks just the 2nd time all season for the Tribe to travel west of the 95th meridian, as the Indians had played just 2 road series against A.L. West foes to this point in the season (@Seattle & @Oakland as part of a 7-2 trip April 13-22).
ALLENTOWN: CODY ALLEN has logged 11.1 consec. shutout innings since having his contract selected from Triple-A Columbus July 20 (opponents 3-for-34, .088 at the plate)…that it the longest scoreless streak to begin a major league career exclusively in relief with the Indians since TOM WADDELL had a streak of 12.1 scoreless IP from April 15-May 5, 1984.
WINS AND LOSSES: Cleveland beat the Angels 6-2 last night to get off to a 1-0 start on this 10-day, 9-game road trip through Los Angeles-AL (1-0), Oakland (3 games) and Seattle (3 games)…the victory also snapped a 10-game road losing streak…Cleveland finished recent 7-game homestand at 3-4 against Minnesota (1-2) and Boston (2-2)…the Indians have not had a winning homestand or road trip since July 2-8 when the club went 4-3 against the Angels (2-1) and Rays (2-2) during a 7-game stretch at Progressive Field…the Indians have won 4 of their last 6 games, but have still lost 18 of 25 and 21 of their last 30 games – a stretch that was significantly impacted by a season-high 11-game losing streak from July 27 – Aug. 7 that saw Cleveland lose 7.0 games in the divisional standings…Cleveland has held a lead at some point in 7 of the club’s last 13 losses…the Indians finished July at 11-15 for their 2nd consecutive losing month after going 11-9 in April and 16-14 in May…club is 4-9 to start August…Cleveland’s overall 2012 record sits 8 games below the .500 mark (54-62), 16 games shy of the club’s season high-water mark (8G, 26-18 on May 24)…the Indians have been at or above the .500 mark for 102 of the last 120 days, including 97 consecutive days from April 15-July 21…Cleveland is one game above the .500 mark at home (30-29), winning 13 of 24, 19 of 36 and 28 of the last 51 games at Progressive Field after starting the year 2-6 in Cleveland…club’s road record sits 9 games below the .500 mark (24-33), losing 10 of 11 and 11 of last 13 away from Cleveland.