The Indians are 23-14 against AL Central teams. Cleveland’s lineup has 91 home runs this season, Jose Ramirez leads them with 17 homers.
The Tigers are 14-25 against AL Central Division teams. Detroit’s lineup has 84 home runs this season, Jonathan Schoop leads the club with 15 homers.
The Indians won the last meeting 13-5. Eli Morgan earned his first victory and Ramirez went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and five RBIs for Cleveland. Matt Manning took his second loss for Detroit.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ramirez leads the Indians with 17 home runs and is slugging .536.
Schoop leads the Tigers with 27 extra base hits and is batting .267.
LAST 10 GAMES: Indians: 5-5, .254 batting average, 5.29 ERA, outscored opponents by six runs