1 LEVELAND INDIANS 2018 OFFICIAL GAME INFORMATION CLEVELAND INDIANS (67-51) at CINCINNATI REDS (52-67) RHP Corey Kluber (14-6, 2.74) vs. RHP Sal Romano (7-9, 4.94) Game #119/Road #59» Tuesday, August 14, 2018» Great American Ball Park» 7:10 p.m. (ET)» STO, WTAM/WMMS/IRN TRIBE HEADLINES» The Indians hold a 13-4 record over their past 17 road games (since July 1), averaging 6.41 runs per game in that span with a 2.91 team ERA (49ER/151.1IP, 2nd-lowest in MLB).» JOSÉ RAMÍREZ hit his 35th homer of the season last night, surpassing Carlos Santana (34 HR in 2016) for the single-season franchise record by a switch-hitter...he also now owns the only 35-homer, 25-steal season in club history.» FRANCISCO LINDOR became the first MLB player this season to score 100 runs, marking the fastest Indians hitter to reach the feat (118 team games) since Roberto Alomar (114 team games) in Lindor is also tied for the MLB lead with 48 multi-hit games.» COREY KLUBER owns a 3-0 record with a 1.96 ERA (5ER/23.0IP) in three career starts vs. Cincinnati...with a win tonight, Kluber would tie NYY's Luis Severino and WAS's Max Scherzer for the Major League lead in wins (15). YESTERDAY'S RECAP» The Indians used 18 hits to best the Reds, 10-3, in the opener of their three-game set at Cincinnati...the win gave the Indians a season-high 12.5-game lead in the A.L. Central and moved the Tribe to a new high-water mark of 16 games over.500.» JOSÉ RAMÍREZ (3-5) put the Tribe ahead with a two-run homer in the top of the 3rd inning, his 35th longball of the season...mi- CHAEL BRANTLEY (double, RBI) and YAN GOMES (two doubles, RBI) each collected three hits...jason KIPNIS and MELKY CA- BRERA both had two hits and two RBI, while FRANCISCO LIN- DOR went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored.» The Indians put the game out of reach with a seven-run 6th inning, their fifth inning this season scoring seven-or-more runs (tied with Chicago-NL and Houston for the most in MLB)...last night also marked the Tribe's 15th game with 10-or-more runs scored, tied with Chicago-NL and Boston for the Major League lead.» MIKE CLEVINGER secured his first win since July 1 at Oakland, holding the Reds to two runs on five hits over 5.0 innings of work... walked a career-high six batters and struck out four. BATTLE OF OHIO» The Indians and Reds are tied 2-2 through four of their six scheduled contests for the 2018 Ohio Cup...the clubs first met from July 9-11 at Progressive Field, with Cincinnati taking two of three games...the Indians are outscoring the Reds across their first four matchups, including a 19-4 win on July 11 that represents their single-game high in runs scored this year.» This three-game set at Cincinnati also marks the Tribe's seventh and final Interleague series of the season, all vs. N.L. Central opponents...the Indians currently hold a 10-8 record in Interleague play (5-3 on the road, 5-5 at Progressive Field).» The Tribe's.265 team batting average against N.L. opponents ranks 2nd in the American League, while they also rank 1st in OPS (.772), 2nd in runs scored (85), 2nd in hits (159), T3rd in homers (23), T3rd in stolen bases (10) and T3rd in extra-base hits (57). STRONG STARTERS» Cleveland starting pitchers have combined for a 3.33 ERA this season, the 2nd-lowest mark in the American League (Houston ) and 3rd-lowest in MLB (Los Angeles-NL ).» Over Cleveland's last 18 games, Indians starters have posted a 1.99 combined ERA (26ER/117.2IP), the lowest mark in MLB since July 25...their 131 combined strikeouts also lead MLB in that span. HALL OF FAME CELEBRATION THIS WEEKEND» During this weekend's series vs. Baltimore, the Tribe will celebrate the careers of two long-term members of the Indians community honored this year by the National Baseball Hall of Fame.» On Friday (Aug. 17), the Indians will honor Sheldon Ocker, the 2018 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, in a pregame ceremony beginning at 6:45PM...Ocker covered the Indians as a beat writer for 33 seasons and was presented the award during the Baseball Hall of Fame's induction weekend in July.» On Saturday (Aug. 18), the Tribe will also honor 2018 Hall of Fame inductee Jim Thome with a pregame ceremony beginning at 3:30PM...Thome spent 13 of his 22 MLB seasons with Cleveland, and was named on 89.8% of ballots in his first year of eligibility. KLUBER DAY» Right-hander COREY KLUBER is set to face the Reds for the first time this season...owns a 3-0 record in three career starts vs. Cincinnati with a 1.96 ERA (5ER/23.0IP).» Will be pitching tonight on regular four days' rest after making his last start on August 9 vs. Minnesota...did not factor into the decision, allowing four runs on seven hits over 7.0 innings of work (0BB, 7K) in the Tribe's eventual 5-4 walk-off victory.» Kluber has gone 6-3 with a 3.48 ERA (25ER/64.2IP) in 10 road starts this season...he has earned the win in four of his last five road starts, posting a 4.20 ERA (14ER/30.0IP) in that span.» Has walked just 20 batters in innings this season, good for an MLB-leading rate of 1.12 walks per 9.0 innings...also leads the Majors in K/BB ratio (7.65), while he ranks among American League leaders in innings pitched ( nd), wins (14 - T2nd), ERA (2.74-5th), opponent batting average (.215-7th) and strikeouts (153 - T9th). J-RAM STANDS ALONE» With his 35th homer last night, JOSÉ RAMÍREZ surpassed Carlos Santana (34 HR in 2016) to set the franchise single-season record for home runs by a switch-hitter.» Ramírez (35 HR, 27 SB) has also become the first player in Indians history to author a 35-homer, 25-steal campaign... there have been just 13 other such seasons in American League history, most recently by NYY's Curtis Granderson (41 HR, 25 SB) in 2011.» Ramírez enters play tonight as the American League leader in stolen bases (27 - T1st), while he ranks 2nd in home runs (35), 2nd in total bases (270), 2nd in walks (79), 3rd in RBI (87), 3rd in extrabase hits (68), 3rd in slugging percentage (.631), 3rd in on-base percentage (.412), 4th in OPS (1.043), 6th in runs score (81) and T8th in batting average (.301). CENTURY MAN» FRANCISCO LINDOR scored his 100th and 101st runs of the season last night, making him the first player in MLB to reach the century mark...became the fastest Indians player (118 team games) to reach 100 runs scored since Roberto Alomar (114 team games) in 1999.» Lindor also recorded his 48th multi-hit effort, tied with Boston's J.D. Martínez and Atlanta's Nick Markakis for the Major League lead...marks the most multi-hit games by an Indians player through 118 team games since Kenny Lofton had 53 at this juncture of the 1996 season. BALANCED ATTACK» The Indians lead MLB with 95 stolen bases, while they rank in the A.L. top five in team batting average (.259-2nd), hits (1,059-2nd), home runs (164-3rd), OPS (.773-3rd), runs scored (604-3rd) and extra-base hits (407-4th).» The Indians remain the only MLB team that has five players (Ramírez, Encarnacion, Lindor, Alonso, Brantley) with at least 60 RBI...Cleveland is one of just two teams (also NYY) in MLB with four 20-homer hitters (Ramírez, Lindor, Encarnacion, Alonso).» The Tribe currently boasts three players each in the A.L. top 15 for home runs (Ramírez, Lindor, Encarnacion), RBI (Ramírez, Encarnacion, Lindor) & stolen bases (Ramírez, Lindor, Davis). ROAD WARRIORS» After beginning the season on the road, Cleveland has gone 13-4 away from Progressive Field since July 1, earning wins in each of its last five road series...the Tribe enters play tonight at a high-water mark of two games over.500 on the road (30-28).» Since July 1, Cleveland is averaging 6.41 runs per game on the road while posting a 2.91 ERA (49ER/151.1IP), 2nd-lowest in MLB over that span (Houston ). DANDY YANDY» YANDY DÍAZ has hit safely in all six of his games at the Major League level this season, batting.550 (11-20) with a double, a triple, five RBI and five runs scored...marks the longest hit streak by a Tribe player to open a season since LONNIE CHISENHALL opened his 2014 campaign with an eight-game hit streak. MINOR LEAGUE REPORT» Columbus (AAA): 64-56, 2nd (-1.5 G)» 8/13: W, 2-1 vs. Rochester» Today: 7:05 vs. Rochester Josh Tomlin tossed 4.0 scoreless innings in a rehab appearance, walking none and striking out four batters.» Akron (AA): 67-52, 1st (+2.5 G)» 8/13: OFF» Today: 6:35 at Binghamton Akron will begin an eight-game road trip in Binghamton tonight, with Kyle Dowdy (3-6, 5.40) on the mound.» Lynchburg (High-A): (2nd Half: 29-20)» 8/13: OFF» Today: 6:35 at Wilmington Lynchburg (0.5GB in second-half standings) is set to open a three-game set at 1st-place Wilmington tonight.» Lake County (A): (2nd Half: 20-29)» 8/13: L, 4-5 at South Bend» Today: 7:05 at South Bend Gregori Vasquez allowed one run in 6.0 innings (6H, 1BB, 1K)...Josh Rolette (1-2) drove in Lake County's only run.» MV Scrappers (Short-A): 32-22, 1st (+2.0G)» 8/13: OFF (All-Star Break)» Today: NYPL All-Star Game Five Scrappers (Freeman, Nelson, Reeves, Santos, Valladares) are on the South roster for the NYPL All-Star Game. indians at a glance vs. AL: Central West East vs. NL: Central West East In Series: Home Road Total Overall Openers Finales Rubber Lead after: Home Road Total 6 inn inn inn Trail after: Home Road Total 6 inn inn inn Tied after: Home Road Total 6 inn inn inn Decided... Home Road Total 7th-or-later Final AB Extra-Innings One-run G s Walk-offs vs. RH starter vs. LH starter tribe by the numbers Overall Record Standing in A.L. Central...1st, +12.5G Days in 1st ( ) ( ) Largest 1st-place Lead G (8/13) Largest 1st-place Deficit G (4/5) Most G Above G (8/13: 67-51) Most G Below G (4/7: 3-5) Times at (5/26: 25-25) Current Streak... W3 Homestand Following a Win Following a Loss Last 5 games Last 10 games Last 15 games Last 20 games Longest W Streak...7 (6/17-6/24) Longest L Streak... 4 (2x, 7/7-7/10) Come-from-Behind Wins...24 Losses After Holding Lead...24 Team Saves for-43 (70%) Record Before All-Star Break Record After All-Star Break Home Record Road Record Day Games Night Games vs. RH starters vs. LH starters vs. Opp. At-or-Above vs. Opp. Below CLE scores first Opp. scores first CLE out-hits Opp Opp. out-hits CLE CLE/Opp. hits even CLE 3-or-fewer runs CLE 4-or-more runs CLE 5-or-more runs CLE 5 hits-or-fewer CLE 6-9 hits CLE 10-or-more hits CLE hits home run(s) CLE does not homer CLE allows home run(s) No HR by Opp CLE charged with error(s) CLE no error(s) CLE starter goes 6.0+IP Players Used (Pitchers) (26) Avg. Time-of-Game (Overall)...3: ,588 min/118 G Avg. Time-of-Game (9.0IP)...2: ,333 min/109 G CLE challenges overturned...12 of 28 Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun March April May June July August Sept THIS DAY IN INDIANS HISTORY 2003: Travis Hafner becomes the seventh player in Indians history to hit for the cycle, doing so in Cleveland's 8-3 win at Minnesota...after the rookie homered in his first at-bat, Hafner doubled in the 4th inning, singled in the 7th, and completed the feat with an 8th-inning triple...he remains one of just five players in Major League history to hit for the cycle as a designated hitter. UPCOMING PROBABLES & BROADCAST INFORMATION Date Opponent Probable Pitchers - Cleveland vs. Opponent First Pitch Radio/TV Wed. Aug. 15 at Cincinnati RHP Shane Bieber (6-2, 4.24) vs. RHP Robert Stephenson (0-1, 6.75) 7:10PM ET SportsTime Ohio, WTAM/WMMS/IRN Thu. Aug. 16 OFF DAY (Cleveland, Ohio)
2 PAGE 2 CLEVELAND INDIANS GAME NOTES tuesday, august 14, COREY KLUBER rhp KLUBER S CAREER RECORD W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER BB SO Career (14-6, 2.74 ERA) TONIGHT S START» Kluber is scheduled to make his 25th start of the season in tonight s Interleague contest against the Cincinnati Reds...will mark his 193rd career appearance & 188th start.» Will be pitching tonight on regular four days rest after making his last start on August 9 vs. Minnesota...did not factor into the decision in the Tribe s 5-4 walk-off win, tossing 7.0 strong innings and allowing four runs on seven hits (one home run), with zero walks allowed and seven strikeouts.» Has posted a 2-0 record and 1.93 ERA (5ER/23.1IP) across his last three starts, holding opponents to a.183 (15-82) batting average in that span.» Kluber is due to face the Reds for the first time this season and fourth time in his career, owning a 3-0 record and 1.96 ERA (5ER/23.0IP) against the Tribe s Ohio Cup rival... last started against Cincinnati on July 18, 2015 here at Great American Ball Park (W, 7.2IP, 7H, 3R/ER, 1BB, 5K).» Tonight will mark his fifth Interleague start of the year...has posted a 1-3 record and 6.27 ERA (13ER/18.2IP) in his four starts against Milwaukee (2x), Pittsburgh and St. Louis.» Has also tossed 7.0-or-more innings in 16 starts this season, which leads all Major League starting pitchers.» Kluber also enters play tonight among the American League pitching leaders in walksper-9.0ip (1.1, 1st), complete games (2, T1st), innings pitched (161.0, 2nd), wins (14, T2nd), ERA (2.74, 5th), opponent batting average (.215, 7th) and strikeouts (153, T9th). VS. CINCINNATI INTERLEAGUE PLAY» Kluber is due to face the Reds for the first time this season and fourth time in his career tonight, owning a 3-0 record and 1.96 ERA (5ER/23.0IP) in his three prior starts... Cincinnati is the only Interleague opponent that Kluber has faced three-or-more times.» Last faced Cincinnati on July 18, 2015 at Great American Ball Park, earning the win after allowing three runs on seven hits, with one walk and five strikeouts in 7.2 innings... marks his only career start at Great American Ball Park.» Has tossed 7.0-or-more innings and allowed three-or-fewer runs in each of his three career outings against the Reds, striking out 19 batters while walking three in those starts.» Tonight will mark his fifth Interleague start of the season...has compiled a 1-3 record and 6.27 ERA (13ER/18.2IP) in his four prior starts against Milwaukee (2x), Pittsburgh and St. Louis...owns a career 13-7 mark and 2.68 ERA (46ER/154.1IP) in 23 career starts vs. National League opponents.» Kluber s 13 wins and 170 strikeouts against the N.L. are the most by any Indians pitcher since the advent of Interleague play in he has posted a 2.73 ERA (41ER/135.1IP) in Interleague play since the start of 2014, which is the 4th-best mark in MLB in that span (min IP). ON THE ROAD AGAIN» Kluber will make his 11th road start of the season tonight and has compiled a 6-3 mark and 3.48 ERA (24ER/57.1IP) in his 10 starts away from Progressive Field this year.» Earned the win in his last road outing on July 29 at Detroit, holding the Tigers to one run on five hits (1BB, 5K) in 7.1 innings...has won three of his last four road starts, going 3-1 with a 4.70 ERA (12ER/23.0IP) in those outings. COREY AT THE BAT» Kluber will step up to the plate for the third game this season and has gone 0-for-3 with two strikeouts so far.» He is 3-for-21 with three sacrifice bunts in 26 career plate appearances...hit his lone extra-base hit on April 29, 2016 at Philadelphia, in the Indians 4-3 extra-inning loss... doubled to left field off of Adam Morgan in the top of the 5th inning and later scored on RAJAI DAVIS s single. HE CAN GO THE DISTANCE» Kluber tossed his seventh career complete-game shutout on August 4 vs. Los Angeles-AL, allowing three hits and one walk, while striking out seven batters.» Marked his second complete game of the season, after also going the distance in the Tribe s 2-1 Opening Day loss in Seattle...he is tied with four others, including teammate CARLOS CARRASCO, for the Major League lead in complete games this year...kluber s 17 complete games since the start of the 2014 season are the most in MLB, ahead of Los Angeles-NL s Clayton Kershaw (14).» Kluber needed just 98 pitches to finish his outing on August 4, marking his second career complete-game shutout with less than 100 pitches thrown (also, July 30, 2014 vs. Seattle - 85 pitches)...also tied his 3rd-lowest pitch count in a complete game in his career (also, Aug. 14 at MIN), behind his 91-pitch CG at Seattle on Opening Day of this season and his 85-pitch effort vs. Seattle on July 30, AND THE SECOND HALF IS UNDERWAY» Kluber posted a 11-1 record and 1.79 ERA (22ER/110.1IP) with 142 strikeouts in 15 starts in the second half last season...led MLB in second-half wins, strikeouts and ERA (min. 80.0IP).» Kluber owns a record and 2.88 ERA (174ER/543.0IP) in his career in the second half...his second-half ERA since the start of 2011 ranks 5th in MLB (min IP).» Since the start of the 2013 season, Kluber has gone with a 2.54 ERA (134ER/475.2IP) in 69 second-half starts...in that span, he leads MLB in second-half wins and his second-half ERA is the 2nd-lowest mark (min IP), behind LAD s Clayton Kershaw (1.68) RECAP & HIGHLIGHTS» Kluber was named to the 2018 American League All-Star team, but did not pitch after receiving an injection in his right knee following his July 12 start vs. New York-AL...marked his third career All-Star selection (third consecutive).» He has recorded quality starts in 19 of his 24 outings this season...entering tonight, his 19 quality starts rank T2nd in the American League (T4th in MLB) with HOU s Justin Verlander, behind teammate TREVOR BAUER (20).» Had his career-long walkless innings streak snapped at 46.1 innings on June 15 vs. Minnesota, after issuing a free pass in the 4th inning...streak marked the longest such run by a Tribe pitcher since Paul Byrd s stretch of 48.0 innings from April 26-June 6, also had his quality start streak snapped at 14, the longest streak of quality starts to begin a season by a Tribe starting pitcher since Hall-of-Famer Stan Coveleski began the 1918 campaign with a string of 16 consecutive quality starts.» From August 3, June 15, 2018, Kluber recorded a string of 26 starts that marked the longest streak in American League history and tied with Philadelphia s Chris Short (also 26G from ) for the 2nd-longest such streak in the Baseball-Reference Play Index era (1908-), behind Chicago-NL s Jake Arrieta (29G from ).» Tossed his 16th career complete game in his first start of the year on March 29 at Seattle...marked the first Opening Day complete-game by a Cleveland pitcher since Jake Westbrook on April 4, 2005 at Chicago-AL (1-0 loss), and the first such complete game in MLB since Clayton Kershaw threw a complete-game shutout on April 1, 2013 vs. San Francisco...struck out eight batters, the 2nd-most by a Tribe starter on Opening Day over the last 14 seasons ( ), behind Justin Masterson (10K on April 5, 2012 vs. Toronto). KLUBER vs. NATIONAL LEAGUE W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER BB SO Career KLUBER at GREAT AMERICAN BALL PARK W-L ERA G GS IP H R ER BB SO Career HIGHS CAREER HIGHS Innings: 9.0, Aug. 4 vs. LAA Innings: 9.0, 17x, last Aug. 4 vs. LAA Hits: 9, July 23 vs. PIT Hits: 13, April 22, 2015 at CWS Runs: 7, July 23 vs. PIT Runs: 8, 2x, last June 15, 2016 at KC ER: 6, 2x, July 12 vs. NYY ER: 8, May 10, 2013 at DET SO s: 13, April 9 vs. DET SO s: 18, May 13, 2015 vs. StL Walks: 3, April 27 vs. SEA Walks: 4, 8x, last April 27, 2017 vs. HOU HR: 3, May 2 vs. TEX HR: 4, Aug. 19, 2015 at BOS Pitches: 117, Aug. 9 vs. MIN Pitches: 121, Aug. 24, 2015 at CHC CG s: 2, last Aug. 4 vs. LAA CG s: 17, last Aug. 4, 2018 vs. LAA Low-Hit CG: 3, Aug. 4 vs. LAA Low-Hit CG: 1, last Aug. 14, 2015 at MIN CG SHO s: 1, Aug. 4 vs. LAA CG SHO s: 7, last Aug. 4, 2018 vs. LAA Win Streak: 5, 2x, last May 13-June 10 Win Streak: 7, July 8-August 31, mlb splits Career mlb splits W L ERA G/S IP ER HOME / ROAD / DAY / NIGHT / GRASS / TURF / AVG H AB HR RBI BB SO vs. LEFT vs. RIGHT TOTALS W L ERA G/S IP ER HOME / ROAD / DAY / NIGHT / GRASS / TURF / AVG H AB HR RBI BB SO vs. LEFT vs. RIGHT TOTALS BATTER-PITCHER MATCH-UPs Kluber vs. Cincinnati Romano vs. Cleveland PLAYER AVG H AB HR RBI BB SO PLAYER AVG H AB HR RBI BB SO Hamilton Allen Suárez Alonso Tucker Brantley Votto Encarnacion Kipnis Lindor Martin Naquin Pérez Ramírez KLUBER S 2018 DAY-BY-DAY Date Opp. Score Dec. ERA IP H R ER HR BB-I SO Left Game P/S 3/29 at SEA 1-2 L Trailing /66 March Totals /4 at LAA Tied /64 4/9 vs. DET 2-0 W Leading /72 4/17 at MIN 6-1 W Leading /69 4/22 at BAL 7-3 W Leading /66 4/27 vs. SEA 6-5 W Leading /79 April Totals /2 vs. TEX 12-4 W Leading /65 5/8 at MIL 2-3 L Trailing /59 5/13 vs. KC 11-2 W Leading /69 5/19 at HOU 5-4 W Leading /72 5/25 vs. HOU Leading /71 5/30 vs. CWS 9-1 W Leading /61 May Totals /5 vs. MIL 3-2 W Leading /74 6/10 at DET 9-2 W Leading /76 6/15 vs. MIN 3-6 L Trailing /41 6/20 vs. CWS 12-0 W Leading /65 6/26 at STL 2-11 L Trailing /31 June Totals /2 at KC 9-3 W Leading /63 7/7 vs. OAK Leading /63 7/12 vs. NYY 4-7 L Trailing /72 7/23 vs. PIT 0-7 L Trailing /49 7/29 at DET 8-1 W Leading /70 July Totals /4 vs. LAA 3-0 W Leading /64 8/9 vs. MIN Tied /77 August Totals Season Totals STEAL RATES WHILE PITCHING Year(s) CS SBA CS% TOTAL TOMORROw s probable starter RHP SHANE BIEBER (6-2, 4.24 ERA)» Rookie right-hander Bieber is due to start tomorrow night s series finale here in Cincinnati...will mark his 12th career start.» Will be pitching on regular four days rest after his last start on August 10 at Chicago-AL...took a no-decision despite tossing 6.2 shutout innings (3H, 2BB, 8K).» Bieber is due to face the Reds for the first time in his young career...will also mark his third career Interleague start, owning a career 1-1 record and 9.39 ERA (8ER/7.2IP) in his two prior outings against National League opponents.
3 PAGE 3 CLEVELAND INDIANS GAME NOTES tuesday, AUGUST 14, 2018 HITTERS NOTES: vs.lhp:.266( ) 36HR,150RBI vs.rhp:.257( ) 128HR,433RBI Home:.272( ) 88HR,329RBI Road:.247( ) 76HR,254RBI CIN Series: 18-45,6 2B,3BB,10RBI,10R,1HR Trip:46-151,10 2B,12BB,22RBI,22R,4HR RISP:.257( ) 41HR,410RBI GREG ALLEN #1 vs.lhp:.172(5-29) 0HR,1RBI vs.rhp:.244(33-135) 1HR,5RBI Home:.247(20-81) 1HR,4RBI Road:.217(18-83) 0HR,2RBI CIN Series: 1-5,1R Trip:3-13,1BB,1RBI,2R Streak:7G (10-27), 0HR, 1RBI RISP:.109(5-46) 0HR,4RBI Split the season between Cleveland and AAA Columbus and is beginning his 5 th stint w/the Major League club in 2018 (4/17-18; 5/6-6/17, 7/3-18; 7/30-31) Over his last 8 games w/cle is 10-for-27 w/6 RS With AAA Columbus, has hit.298 (51-for-171) with 31 runs, 13 2B, 2 HR and 14 RBI in 47 games while stealing 12 bases (.395/.409/.804) vs. LHP at AAA:.362 (17-for-47) 2018: has appeared in 2 games in LF, 39GS/42G in CF, 4GS/12G in RF for CLE (19-for-72,.264, w/runners on) 1 st career walk-off homer, 5/27vHOU off Peacock(only HR this year; 2 nd career homer) recalled for fifth time on Aug.9(Martin DL) current stint is 5-for-17(.294) in 5 games (RBI, 3R, 3SB) 0-for-last-14 vs. LHP 0 XBH last 53 at bats. YONDER ALONSO #17 vs.lhp:.222(22-99) 4HR,19RBI vs.rhp:.258(75-291) 16HR,48RBI Home:.234(44-188) 11HR,36RBI Road:.262(53-202) 9HR,31RBI CIN Series: 1-5,1 2B Trip:5-18,1 2B,1RBI,1R Streak:2G (3-10), 0HR, 1RBI RISP:.292(31-106) 5HR,46RBI 2018: 99GS/105G at 1B July (23 G): 26-for-86(.302), 4 2B, 6HR, 21RBI hitting.298 (51-171) w/men on base 5 th career 4-hit game, July A.L. LEADERS: Grand Slams (T2nd, 2), RBI (T18th, 67) HR d in 3 str. games, 4/26-28 (1 st time career) 2 nd half: 19-for-88 (.216) w/7 HR, 14RBI, 10 runs (.762OPS) leads A.L. 1st basemen in RBI (67; Healy 2 4 th OPS) 3rd career grand slam, 4th career on 6/22 vdet 2HR on th time career) 7HR last 22 games (14RBI) 2 nd Half Leaders: HR (T6th, 7) 8-for-last 54 last 13 games (2HR, 3RBI) MICHAEL BRANTLEY #23-All-Star vs.lhp:.259(29-112) 3HR,15RBI vs.rhp:.315(99-314) 10HR,48RBI Home:.335(74-221) 7HR,45RBI Road:.263(54-205) 6HR,18RBI CIN Series: 3-6,1 2B,1RBI,2R Trip:7-16,2 2B,2BB,2RBI,5R,1HR Streak:3G (7-13), 1HR, 2RBI RISP:.241(28-116) 2HR,46RBI 2018 option picked up, 11/3 2018: debut in LF off D.L (3/26-4/5) on 4/6 (has 98GS in LF, 7GS at DH) May: 27G, 38-for-114(.333) w/26rs, 7 2B, 7HR, 26RBI is 56-for-182(.308) w/runners on 5 str multi-hit games, 4/ OPS vs. RHP batting.379 (25-for-66) on 1 st pitch of at-bats 500 th career RBI on Jul-5 at KC last 3G: 7-for-13, 5R, 2 2B, HR, 2RBI First career grand slam in 3,930 th career plate appearance May 1 vs. TEX (Kela), 2 nd career slam on May 11 vs. KC (2 GS in 9-gm span) reached safely via H/BB in 71 of last 82 games A.L. LEADERS PA/SO (2nd, 12.0), Grand Slams (T2nd, 2), AVG (10th,.300), Hits (T11th, 128), Multi-Hit G (T11th, 36), Home (6th,.335), vs. RHP (6th,.315), MLB LEADERS: PA/SO (2nd, 12.0), Grand Slams (T2nd, 2), Home (9th,.335), vs. RHP (9th,.315) 19-gm hit streak, May 19-30, T1st in MLB (T2nd longest of career; 22G in 2012; 19G in 2010) July (25 G): 27-for-102(.265), 18 R, 8 2B, HR, 13RBI 23-for-85(.271) in 22 2nd half games (13R, 4 2B, 3B, HR, 7RBI) 1000 th career MLB game, MELKY CABRERA #53 vs.lhp:.333(10-30) 0HR,4RBI vs.rhp:.223(21-94) 2HR,13RBI Home:.196(10-51) 0HR,5RBI Road:.288(21-73) 2HR,12RBI CIN Series: 2-4,2RBI Trip:4-13,1BB,5RBI,1R,1HR Streak:2G (4-8), 1HR, 5RBI RISP:.226(7-31) 1HR,16RBI In his second stint with Major League club in 2018, appearing in 17 games with the Indians from May 20-June 13, prior to being removed from the roster on June 14 and electing free agency Re-signed on July 5 and assigned to AAA Columbus, hitting.361 (13-for-36) with 2 2B, 1 3B and 4 RBI in 9 games - on the year is batting.321 (25-for-78) w/the Clippers in 19 Gs 2018: 28 GS RF/3GS LF/3 for CLE(hit in 23 of 34GS) batting.264 (14-for-53) w/ men on Is 19-for-66(.288) w/5 R, 2 2B, 2HR, 6 RBI in 21G since return(5 RBI last 2 games) RAJAI DAVIS #26 vs.lhp:.241(21-87) 0HR,2RBI vs.rhp:.253(22-87) 1HR,4RBI Home:.222(20-90) 0HR,3RBI Road:.274(23-84) 1HR,3RBI CIN Series: 0-1 Trip:1-4,1R Streak:0G (0-2), 0HR, 0RBI RISP:.121(4-33) 0HR,5RBI Signed minor league deal on Feb : 31GS/43G in CF in 2018; (12GS/22G in LF; 2 G in RF) is 3-for-9 as PH...16-for-21 in SB attempts 400 th steal, 5/3 vtor (G1) ranks 2nd among active players (Jose Reyes/517) in steals with 410 oldest player in club history w/3 steals in a game, 6/6 vmil last steal: June 24 A.L. LEADERS: CS (T10th, 5), SB (12th, 16), SH (T14th, 3) 11-for-64 (.172)w/men on & 21-for-87 (.241) vs. LHP last 35G: 24-for-83 (.289) w/ HR, 3BB and 8 steals(17 runs) YANDY DÍAZ #36 vs.lhp:.375(3-8) 0HR,2RBI vs.rhp:.667(8-12) 0HR,3RBI Home:.333(1-3) 0HR,0RBI Road:.588(10-17) 0HR,5RBI CIN Series: 1-1,1 2B,1RBI,1R Trip:4-6,1 2B,3RBI,2R Streak:6G (11-20), 0HR, 5RBI RISP:.833(5-6) 0HR,4RBI Recalled July 20 (4-for-6, 3B, 2RBI, 2R in 18 debut 7/20 at TEX), was w/cle 7/20-23 and hit safely in all 4 games Has spent almost season entirety at AAA, batting.293 (102-for-348) with 24 2B, 3 HR and 40 RBI in 98 games (.409/.388/.797, 73G 1B, 12G 3B) At time of 8/12 recall was leading the Int l League in BB(70) & on-base %(.409) and was T6th in 2B; 9 th in avg Over his last 13 games with Columbus he hit.360 (18-for-50) Has made 4 starts at DH for Cleveland, app d in 1 game at third base (hit safely in all 6 games; 10-for-15 w/men on) YAN GOMES #7- All-Star vs.lhp:.299(26-87) 4HR,12RBI vs.rhp:.226(48-212) 7HR,25RBI Home:.257(37-144) 4HR,16RBI Road:.239(37-155) 7HR,21RBI CIN Series: 3-5,2 2B,1RBI Trip:4-13,2 2B,2RBI Streak:2G (4-9), 0HR, 2RBI RISP:.186(13-70) 2HR,23RBI 2018: 4 th among A.L. CA s in OPS (.728) w/at least 225 plate apps 3 rd career grand slam, 7/2 at KC 500 th career MLB hit, 7/2 at KC last 10Gs is 11-for-37(.297), 3 2B, HR, 4RBI 2018: (club is 42-35), 1 GS at DH Is 13-for-48 in throwing out would-be basestealers(11 of last 31) is 28-for-129(.217) w/men on 3rd career walk-off HR on 4/8 vs. KC (Maurer) Since June 1: (42-161,.261,14 2B, 5HR, 24RBI, 46 games,.753 OPS).906 OPS vlhp...2 nd career 4-hit game on 5/13 vkc 19 July Gs (.214, 15/70, 2HR, 10RBI) ERIK GONZÁLEZ #9 vs.lhp:.244(11-45) 1HR,3RBI vs.rhp:.339(21-62) 0HR,12RBI Home:.339(20-59) 0HR,9RBI Road:.250(12-48) 1HR,6RBI CIN Series: 0-1 Trip:1-6,1R Streak:0G (0-2), 0HR, 0RBI RISP:.273(9-33) 0HR,11RBI 2018: Has appeared in 25G/12GS at 2B,12G/6GS at 3B, 9G/2GS at SS, 8G/3GS at 1B is 16-for-49(.327) w/runners on (2-for-5 as a PH) 6-for-32 (.188) in June, 15G, 3 2B, 4 RBI, 11K Last 12 games since July 8 is 9-for-25, 2 2B, 6 R, 2RBI) 6 th career 3-hit game & second career 4-RBI game on 5/3 v TOR (G2) 15 G in May: 14-for-32(.438), 4 2B, HR, 8RBI BRANDON GUYER #6 vs.lhp:.247(20-81) 5HR,15RBI vs.rhp:.138(9-65) 1HR,7RBI Home:.219(16-73) 4HR,10RBI Road:.178(13-73) 2HR,12RBI CIN Series: 0-1,1R Trip:0-9,1BB,2R Streak:0G (0-9), 0HR, 0RBI RISP:.300(12-40) 4HR,20RBI 2018: 1GS/14G in LF 33GS/55G RF in 2018, 1GS CF 15-for-67(.224) w/ men on hit.154 in May: 6-for-39, 2 2B, HR, 5 RBI, 14 G has a.871 OPS vs. LHP season-high 3-for-6, 2B on 7/20 at TEX.first career GSlam on May 15 at DET (Liriano) hit.357 (10-for-28) in July and since 7/1 is batting.280(14-for-50) w/3 2B, 3HR, 11RBI in last 27 games 2018: Placed on Disabled List on May 20 with a cervical strain appeared in 12 rehab games w/ AA Akron & AAA Columbus, May 25-June 10, prior to June 14 activation.since return is 17-for-66(.258) in 40 games 3-for-17 as a PH w/a 2B (3 rd career PH HR on 7/27 at DET; first pro pitching app. June 16 vs. MIN, 1.0IP, 0R) 8/8 GS in CF was 1 st in CF since 7/20/16 with TB JASON KIPNIS #22 vs.lhp:.265(27-102) 3HR,19RBI vs.rhp:.215(65-302) 8HR,30RBI Home:.250(49-196) 9HR,29RBI Road:.207(43-208) 2HR,20RBI CIN Series: 2-5,1 2B,2RBI,1R Trip:7-17,2 2B,1BB,4RBI,1R Streak:3G (7-13), 0HR, 4RBI RISP:.295(28-95) 5HR,39RBI Had streak of 4 straight multi-hit starts snapped on 5/4.769 OPS vs. LHP (10 of 33 extra base hits;.650 OPS vs. RHP) 12 of 33 extra-base hits are w/risp(.891 OPS w/ RISP) 2018: 106GS/108G at 2B, 1 GS at DH Is 43-for-158(.272) w/men on season-high 3 hits on Apr. 12 vdet (R, 2B) last 45 G is 43-for-153(.277,.845) w/22 runs, 7 2B, 7HR, 24RBI since June 16 th ; reached via hit or BB in 64 of last 76 G(34 out of last 38 at home) 2 nd half:.253(20/79), 8R, 10RBI last 9 games since 8/5: 11-for-32(.344), 6R, 3 2B, HR, 6RBI FRANCISCO LINDOR #12- All-Star vs.lhp:.371(46-124) 5HR,15RBI vs.rhp:.267(95-356) 24HR,59RBI Home:.321(77-240) 16HR,43RBI Road:.267(64-240) 13HR,31RBI CIN Series: 2-4,2BB,2R Trip:3-17,1 2B,4BB,2R Streak:1G (2-4), 0HR, 0RBI RISP:.315(29-92) 7HR,49RBI 2018: 116 GS at SS, 1 GS DH in 2018 (.290, w/men on; 20 of 29 HR solos; 24 HR vrhp) Owns a OPS vs. LHP,.371 AVG vs. LHP.315 w/risp Only Indians player in club hist. w/2 games of 2 2B, 2HR in a career/season(has 3 G of at least 3XBH) has a.455 on-base % with RISP (HRd in 3 str. games 2X) 2 nd career walkoff HR, 8/8 vs. MIN May: A.L. Player of the month (.373, 10HR, 23RBI, 1.169OPS)...3 rd /4 th/ 5 th multi-hr games in May 15 Gms of multiple XBH hits ( 1st in MLB; 26G since 2017 are T3rd in MLB) A.L. LEADERS: Runs (1 st, 101), 2B (1 st, 39), Multi-Hit G (T1st, 48), XBH (2 nd, 69), Hits (3 rd, 141), TB (3 rd, 269), Times On (3 rd, 205), SLG (7 th,.560), OPS (7 th,.935), HR (8 th, 29), RBI (T8th, 74), SB (9 th, 19), BB (T10th, 58), vs. LHP (3 rd,.371) set career-high hit streak at 15G(4/29-5/14) Extra-base hit in 9 straight, 5/1-9 2nd half:.304(28/92), 9 2B, 4HR,12RBI, 3B, 16R,23 G MLB LEADERS: Runs (1st, 101), Multi-Hit G (T1st, 48), 2B (2nd, 39), XBH (2nd, 69), TB (3rd, 269), Hits (5th, 141), Times On Base (5th, 205), vs. LHP (6th,.371) has five 2HR games (T1st in MLB; Machado/K Davis) career-high 7RBI, career GS) 1st MLB SS w/at least 75 runs& 50 XBH in 1st half leads MLB w/28 HR/72 RBI out of lead-off spot ROBERTO PÉREZ #55 vs.lhp:.250(5-20) 0HR,1RBI vs.rhp:.145(17-117) 1HR,7RBI Home:.176(13-74) 1HR,6RBI Road:.143(9-63) 0HR,2RBI CWS Series/Trip: 1-4,1R Streak:1G (1-4), 0HR, 0RBI RISP:.125(4-32) 0HR,6RBI 2018: 41GS/43G at catcher in 2018 (club is in his starts; 8-for-32 throwing out potential baserunners) has a.625 OPS vs. LHP (.375 on-base%) 7-for-58 (.121) w/men on base (2-for-17 w/risp-2outs) reached safely in 11 of the last 17 games 12 2 nd half games: 6-for-29 (.207), 2R, 2 2B, RBI, 4BB,.303 OB%... A.L. LEADERS: SH (T9th, 4) JOSÉ RAMÍREZ #11- All-Star vs.lhp:.290(36-124) 5HR,17RBI vs.rhp:.306(93-304) 30HR,70RBI Home:.308(64-208) 18HR,51RBI Road:.295(65-220) 17HR,36RBI CIN Series: 3-5,1BB,3RBI,2R,1HR Trip:6-13,1 2B,1BB,4RBI,3R,2HR Streak:3G (6-13), 2HR, 4RBI RISP:.320(32-100) 7HR,48RBI Owns single-season club record for HR by switch-hitter w/35 (hit #35 in team game #118; broke Carlos Santana record of 34 in 16) since 7/30: 17-for-44(.386), 3 2B, 5HR, 13rbi, 13g 2018: 112 GS at 3B, (.333)w/men on 9 th career 2HR game, 22G 2 nd half:.300 (21-for-70), 13R, 4 2B, 6HR, 17RBI, 22BB(.463 OB%) A.L. LEADERS: SB (T1st, 27), AB/HR (2nd, 12.2), HR (2nd, 35), TB (2nd, 270), Times On (2nd, 212), BB (2nd, 79), IBB (2nd, 13), OBP (3rd,.412), SLG (3rd,.631), RBI (3rd, 87), XBH (3rd, 68), OPS (4th, 1.043), Runs (6th, 81), PA/SO (7th, 9.2), AVG (8th,.301), Hits (10th, 129), w/2 strikes (7th,.250) successful on 21 of last 24 SB att s MLB LEADERS: AB/GDP (1st, 428.0), HR (2nd, 35), TB (2nd, 270), SLG (3rd,.631), AB/HR (3rd, 12.2), XBH (3rd, 68), Times On (3rd, 212), OBP (4th,.412), OPS (4th, 1.043) 28 games of multiple XBH hits since st in MLB; leads MLB w/159xbh since 2017; Lindor 2nd at 150 is 15-for-36 (.417) w/risp-2outs 2 nd in May OPS in homered in 3 str games 2X(last 7/10-12) w/lindor are the 1 st duo in club hist. w/at least 50 XB hits in 1 st half (club record 29 HR in 1 st half; tied among MLB SH; Mantle/Berkman 32-gm streak of reaching base safely, 5/22-6/26(career-high) 41 BB last 50 G In 25 July games: 29-for-90(.322) w/21 runs, 8 2B, 2 3B, 8 HR, 25RBI(1.164 OPS) 4th player in MLB history w/30+hr, 20+SB team s first 100 games of season (A-Rod 1998; Bagwell 1999; Soriano 2006) walks in 15 of last 20 games (22 total) AL Player of the Month(July)
4 PAGE 4 CLEVELAND INDIANS GAME NOTES tuesday, AUGUST 14, 2018 BULLPEN INFORMATION W L ERA G SV/OPP IR/S 1st Bat/Retired IP H R ER BB SO HR /43 172/48 352/ PITCHING BY MONTH PITCHER MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST Allen, C , 3.97 ERA (11.1IP, 5ER) 0-2-7, 5.40 ERA (8.1IP, 5ER) 1-1-5, 6.57 ERA (12.1IP, 9ER) 1-0-2, 2.08 ERA (4.1IP, 1ER) Bauer, T , 2.81 ERA (32IP, 10ER) 3-3-0, 2.18 ERA (41.1IP, 10ER) 3-0-0, 2.03 ERA (40IP, 9ER) 2-0-0, 0.73 ERA (12.1IP, 1ER) Bieber, S , 6.35 ERA (5.2IP, 4ER) 3-0-0, 0.96 ERA (18.2IP, 2ER) 2-2-0, 7.33 ERA (27IP, 22ER) 1-0-0, 1.46 ERA (12.1IP, 2ER) Carrasco, C , 4.98 ERA (34.1IP, 19ER) 2-2-0, 5.21 ERA (19IP, 11ER) 4-0-0, 2.59 ERA (24.1IP, 7ER) 2-1-0, 1.31 ERA (20.2IP, 3ER) Cimber, A , 0.00 ERA (2.2IP, 0ER) 0-0-0, ERA (2.2IP, 5ER) Clevinger, M , 3.60 ERA (40IP, 16ER) 2-1-0, 2.78 ERA (32.1IP, 10ER) 1-4-0, 4.85 ERA (29.2IP, 16ER) 1-0-0, 3.00 ERA (18IP, 6ER) Hand, B , 1.69 ERA (5.1IP, 1ER) 0-0-2, 1.42 ERA (6.1IP, 1ER) Kluber, C , 1.83 ERA (39.1IP, 8ER) 3-2-0, 4.08 ERA (28.2IP, 13ER) 2-2-0, 3.69 ERA (31.2IP, 13ER) 1-0-0, 2.25 ERA (16IP, 4ER) Miller, A , ERA (4.1IP, 7ER) , 0.00 ERA (5IP, 0ER) Otero, D , 9.31 ERA (9.2IP, 10ER) 0-0-0, 4.00 ERA (9IP, 4ER) 0-0-1, 2.70 ERA (10IP, 3ER) 0-0-0, 9.82 ERA (3.2IP, 4ER) Perez, O , 0.90 ERA (10IP, 1ER) 0-0-0, 1.35 ERA (6.2IP, 1ER) 0-1-0, 3.00 ERA (3IP, 1ER) Ramirez, N , 9.82 ERA (3.2IP, 4ER) 0-0-0, 0.00 ERA (12.1IP, 0ER) 0-1-0, 7.36 ERA (11IP, 9ER) 0-1-0, 6.75 ERA (2.2IP, 2ER) PITCHING NOTES: vs.all:.242( )149hr vs.lh:.248( )79hr vs.rh:.238( )70hr Home: , 4.13ERA (549.0IP,252ER) Road: , 3.50ERA (512.1IP,199ER) CODY ALLEN #37 vs.all:.225(41-182)9hr vs.lh:.241(21-87)5hr vs.rh:.211(20-95)4hr Home:3-1-11, 5.24ERA (22.1IP,13ER)23G Road:1-3-12, 3.38ERA (26.2IP,10ER)27G Last Win:8/8/2018 vmin Last 2018: 23-for-26 in save chances 38 of 50G scoreless batters are 18-for-85 (.212) w/men on Last 36 games since May 6 has ER of 5.19 (34.2IP, 31H, 20ER) ERA of 1.38 (8ER/52.1 IP) against A.L.Central since 2017 Career-high 6 runs/er all d on July 10 vs. CIN 15 str. save conversions 5/19-7/15 last 9 G: 9.1IP, 8H, 1ER, 0.96 ERA A.L. LEADERS: Saves (8th, 23), Opp Avg (20th,.225) has 6 saves of at least 1.1IP (entering in the 8 th inning; is 6-for-7 in such situations) has 1 hold on the season CAREER: Franchise career-leader in saves at 140, passing Bob Wickman on July 4 at KC(now has 145 in his Indians career) Most strikeouts (540) and relief appearances (436) in franchise history...most seasons of at least 24 saves in club history (4) Only Allen, Kenley Jansen and Craig Kimbrel have at least 30 saves in each of last 3 seasons ( ) ADAM CIMBER #90 vs.all:.251(50-199)4hr vs.lh:.306(19-62)2hr vs.rh:.226(31-137)2hr Home:2-3-0, 3.58ERA (27.2IP,11ER)28G Road:1-2-0, 3.81ERA (26.0IP,11ER)22G Last Acquired from San Diego along with Brad Hand on July 19 for C Francisco Mejia Posted an ERA of 3.17 ERA in 42 relief appearances for SD in 2018 (48.1IP, 42H, 17ER, 10BB, 51SO,.237 avg) ERA over 13 July outings (11.0IP, 7H, 2ER, 3BB, 6SO,.189) and for the year has limited right-handed hitters to a.226 (31-for-137) average (2BB, 143 BF) Season ERA of 3.69 (22ER/53.2IP, 8 holds) in 50 games; 6 of 8 outings with Cleveland are scoreless(22 IR ; 6 scored for the year)..aug: 4 G, 2.2IP, 5H, 5R/ER, 3BB, ERA BRAD HAND #33 vs.all:.197(40-203)6hr vs.lh:.158(12-76)2hr vs.rh:.220(28-127)4hr Home:0-2-13, 3.00ERA (27.0IP,9ER)25G Road:2-2-14, 2.48ERA (29.0IP,8ER)26G Last Last Save:8/5/2018 vlaa Acquired from SD w/adam Cimber on July 19 for C Francisco Mejia With SD posted 24 SV in 29 atts. w/a 3.05 ERA in 41 games (44.1IP, 33H, 15ER, 15BB, 65SO,.202 avg)...at the time of trade, 24SV ranked T3rd in N.L.; 65 SO were 4 th in N.L. relief(current 7th in MLB w/80 SO).season ERA is 2.73 (27 SV, 7hlds, 56.0IP, 40H, 17ER) 8 of 10 outings w/cle, scoreless Since beginning of 2016, owns a 2.60 ERA in 205 Gs (224.2IP, 157H, 65ER) & his 295 strikeouts in relief over that 3-year span rank second in MLB to Dellin Betances 313 Chaska, MN native s 30 outings of at least 3SO since 16 rank 2 nd among all LHP MLB relievers to Andrew Miller s 36 -time N.L. All-Star ( ; club control thru 2021) last 3G: 3.2IP, 1H, 0R, 7K ANDREW MILLER #24 vs.all:.222(16-72)1hr vs.lh:.174(4-23)0hr vs.rh:.245(12-49)1hr Home:2-2-1, 4.66ERA (9.2IP,5ER)11G Road:0-1-0, 1.86ERA (9.2IP,2ER)10G Last Win:8/9/2018 vmin Last Save:4/9/2018 vdet 2018: has 6 holds in 22 games(1-for-4 in save chances, 19 of 22 outings scoreless) Batters are 10-for-47 (.213) w/runners on Since 8/3 DL return: 5G, 5.0IP, 3H, 0R, 2BB, 4K,.167avg On 10-day D.L. (L hamstring strain), 4/26-5/10, & again w/right knee inflammation, 5/26-8/2(has missed 72 games) batters are 4-for-29 w/risp 7G rehab at three levels, 7/ SINCE 2016: Opponents are hitting just.162 (89-for-549) off Miller since the start of 2016 (MLB rank: 3rd) ERA of 0.98 (4ER, 36.2IP) vs. AL Central since start of 2017 has a strikeout rate of 40.6% (245/606) since the start of 2016 ERA of 1.67 (29ER/156.1 IP) since the start of 2016 (1st in MLB; min 130IP), Kenley Jansen 2 ERA DAN OTERO #61 vs.all:.277(49-177)8hr vs.lh:.358(24-67)4hr vs.rh:.227(25-110)4hr Home:1-0-0, 2.73ERA (26.1IP,8ER)25G Road:0-1-1, 10.06ERA (17.0IP,19ER)19G Last Win:5/27/2018 vhou Last Walked 7 of 403 RH batters (1.8%) since the start of best among qualified RPs in MLB 13 BB the last 2 seasons in 103.1IP (6 of them int l) last 23 games: 22.2IP,26H,11ER 2018: Took the loss in first outing of the season at SEA on 4/1 (D Gordon homer) 14 of 44 outings at least 1.1 IP 2 nd on club with 43.1 relief innings batters are 23-for-79(.291) w/runners on;.280 (14/50) with RISP career ERA of 1.96 (21ER/96.1IP) in 84 games in Progressive Field has 1 hold (5/26 vhou) OLIVER PEREZ #39 vs.all:.134(9-67)1hr vs.lh:.175(7-40)1hr vs.rh:.074(2-27)0hr Home:0-1-0, 2.08ERA (8.2IP,2ER)13G Road:0-0-0, 0.82ERA (11.0IP,1ER)18G Last Win:6/28/2016 vny Last Signed by CLE as free agent on 6/2/18; granted release from NYY org on 6/1 2017: Spent season in Washington pen Stranded inherited baserunners (86%), 2 nd in NL 2018: Spent first 2 months pitching at AAA Scranton/WB(AAA); 2.57 ERA in 16 games(14.0ip, 17H, 4ER, 3BB, 15K) Signed w/cin on Feb. 25; released on 3/23; signed w/nyy on 3/30 CLE debut on 6/2 at MIN (1.1IP, 0R, 3K) 28 of 31 outings scoreless(rhh are 2-for-27, 12K; has 8 holds; 2-for-32 w/men on).last 24Gs since 6/17(14.0IP, 5H, 2ER, 18K, batters 5-for-46) CAREER: Owns 4 th -most appearances (583) & 3 rd -most strikeouts (1459) of a Mexican-born pitcher in MLB hist Indians are his 8 th MLB club to date (NYM, ARI, WSH, SEA, SD, PIT, HOU) NEIL RAMIREZ #58 vs.all:.227(25-110)8hr vs.lh:.189(7-37)3hr vs.rh:.247(18-73)5hr Home:0-0-0, 4.97ERA (12.2IP,7ER)17G Road:0-2-0, 4.24ERA (17.0IP,8ER)17G Last Last Signed as FA on 11/30/17 and was a non-roster invitee to ML camp (9G) Selected to roster May 15 (Zimmer DL) has pitched in 34G (29.2IP,25H, 15R/ER,11 holds) debut 2018: Spent first six weeks w/aaa Columbus, posting a mark of & a 2.55 ERA in 13 relief outings (17.2IP, 13H, 5R/ER, 3BB, 31SO,.200 avg) avg d 15.8 SO per 9. all d runs in 9 of 34 G (17 straight scoreless apps from May 28-Jul. 6, covering 15.1IP) LHH.735 OPS last 30G: 27.0IP/11ER, 3.67 ERA last 13G since July 7: 11.2IP, 12H, 11R/ER, 5BB, 16SO 2018 vs. CIN Reds Career vs. CIN Reds W-L-S ERA G IP H R/ER BB SO W-L-S ERA IP/ER Allen, Cody / /11 Bieber, Shane / Cimber, Adam / /0 Hand, Brad / /14 Kluber, Corey / /5 Miller, Andrew / /6 Otero, Danny / /7 Perez, Oliver / /55 Ramirez, Neil / /6 INDIANS / RELIEF EFFECTIVENESS Last Appearance First Batter Saves Inherited Runners Pitcher Date OPP(score) IP H R/ER BB SO HR DEC Faced Retired SV Chances IR Scored Allen, C /0-2 - SV Cimber, A /2-1 2 ND Goody, N. 5/3 vs.tor(11-13) /2-1 1 ND Hand, B / ND Miller, A /0-1 - ND Otero, D /0-1 - ND Perez, O /0-1 - ND Ramirez, N /1-2 1 ND TEAM /1-5 1 ND
5 PAGE 5 CLEVELAND INDIANS GAME NOTES tuesday, august 14, 2018 STARTS IN THE ORDER PLAYER G. Allen Y. Alonso M. Brantley M. Cabrera L. Chisenhall R. Davis Y. Diaz E. Encarnacion Y. Gomes E. Gonzalez B. Guyer J. Kipnis F. Lindor L. Martin F. Mejia T. Naquin R. Perez J. Ramirez B. Zimmer Pitchers GAMES STARTED PLAYER C 1B 2B 3B SS LF RF CF DH G. Allen Y. Alonso M. Brantley M. Cabrera L. Chisenhall R. Davis Y. Diaz E. Encarnacion Y. Gomes E. Gonzalez B. Guyer J. Kipnis F. Lindor L. Martin F. Mejia T. Naquin R. Perez J. Ramirez B. Zimmer LINE-UPS USED:081 in 118 games SCORING BY INNING 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th EXTRA TOTAL RUNS Indians Opponent Multi-hit Game Multi-RBI GM HR TYPE/LAST HOME RUN PLAYER High Last MH High solo 2run 3run GS Last HR G. Allen ,2x, 8/9 vmin ,6x, /27/18 vhou(peacock) Y. Alonso , ,2x, 6/22 vdet /9/18 vmin(berrios) M. Brantley , 5/3 vtor ,2x, 5/11 vkc M. Cabrera ,2x, ,3x, L. Chisenhall ,3x, ,3x, R. Davis , Y. Diaz , ,2x, E. Encarnacion , 5/2 vtex /6/18 vmin(belisle) Y. Gomes , 5/13 vkc , E. Gonzalez ,2x, 5/3 vtor , 5/3 vtor B. Guyer , 8/8 vmin , /6/18 vmin(gibson) J. Kipnis ,4x, /6/18 vmin(belisle) F. Lindor ,2x, , /8/18 vmin(hildenberger) L. Martin ,5x, 8/3 vlaa , 4/19 vbal /4/18 vlaa(pena) T. Naquin , 7/11 vcin ,3x, - 2 R. Perez ,4x, , 6/18 vcws /10/18 vdet(wilson) J. Ramirez , 7/11 vcin B. Zimmer ,2x, 4/24 vchi , - 1 INDIANS BATTING BY MONTH HITTER MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST G. Allen.273 (18-66) HR, 3RBI, 19G.083 (3-36), 13G.273 (12-44), 2RBI, 12G.294 (5-17), RBI, 4G Y. Alonso.273 (24-88) 3HR, 12RBI, 27G.233 (17-73) HR, 10RBI, 19G.302 (26-86) 6HR, 21RBI, 23G.163 (8-49) 2HR, 3RBI, 12G M. Brantley.333 (38-114) 7HR, 26RBI, 27G.250 (25-100) 2HR, 8RBI, 25G.265 (27-102) HR, 13RBI, 25G.350 (14-40) HR, 6RBI, 11G M. Cabrera.179 (7-39), 8RBI, 11G.263 (5-19), 3RBI, 6G.364 (12-33) HR, RBI, 10G.212 (7-33) HR, 5RBI, 11G L. Chisenhall (20-62) HR, 7RBI, 21G.600 (3-5), 2RBI, G - R. Davis.245 (12-49), 3RBI, 21G.324 (11-34) HR, 3RBI, 13G.294 (10-34), 13G.143 (2-14), 7G Y. Diaz (7-14), 2RBI, 4G.667 (4-6), 3RBI, 2G E. Encarnacion.315 (29-92) 7HR, 24RBI, 23G.217 (18-83) 6HR, 20RBI, 22G.256 (21-82) 5HR, 22RBI, 23G.148 (4-27) HR, 5RBI, 9G Y. Gomes.208 (15-72) 2HR, 5RBI, 19G.284 (19-67) 3HR, 11RBI, 20G.214 (15-70) 2HR, 10RBI, 19G.333 (8-24), 3RBI, 7G E. Gonzalez.438 (14-32) HR, 8RBI, 15G.188 (6-32), 4RBI, 15G.381 (8-21), 2RBI, 12G.182 (2-11), 4G B. Guyer.154 (6-39) HR, 5RBI, 14G.188 (3-16), RBI, 13G.357 (10-28) 2HR, 9RBI, 16G.182 (4-22) HR, 2RBI, 11G J. Kipnis.221 (23-104) 3HR, 15RBI, 27G.266 (21-79) 4HR, 11RBI, 22G.237 (18-76) 3HR, 10RBI, 22G.289 (11-38) HR, 6RBI, 11G F. Lindor.373 (44-118) 10HR, 23RBI, 27G.243 (25-103) 6HR, 12RBI, 26G.300 (30-100) 7HR, 21RBI, 25G.306 (15-49) 2HR, 7RBI, 12G L. Martin (5-15) 2HR, 4RBI, 6G F. Mejia (0-2), G - T. Naquin.417 (10-24) HR, 6RBI, 9G.162 (6-37), 4RBI, 12G.242 (15-62) HR, 8RBI, 19G - R. Perez.167 (6-36), 3RBI, 11G.130 (3-23), 2RBI, 8G.214 (6-28), RBI, 12G.176 (3-17), RBI, 6G J. Ramirez.336 (36-107) 11HR, 25RBI, 27G.267 (24-90) 6HR, 12RBI, 26G.322 (29-90) 8HR, 25RBI, 25G.333 (12-36) 3HR, 9RBI, 11G B. Zimmer.174 (4-23) HR, 6RBI, 7G.250 (2-8), 2G vs. CIN Reds G AB R H HR RBI AVG G. Allen Y. Alonso M. Brantley M. Cabrera R. Davis Y. Diaz E. Encarnacion Y. Gomes E. Gonzalez B. Guyer J. Kipnis F. Lindor T. Naquin R. Perez J. Ramirez INDIANS Career vs. CIN Reds AVG AB H HR RBI G. Allen Y. Alonso M. Brantley M. Cabrera R. Davis Y. Diaz Y. Gomes E. Gonzalez B. Guyer J. Kipnis F. Lindor R. Perez J. Ramirez