BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland and Kansas City will meet on Thursday.
The Indians are 21-19 in home games in 2020. Cleveland has hit 100 home runs as a team this season. Jose Ramirez leads the club with 18, averaging one every 15.7 at-bats.
The Royals are 15-28 in road games. Kansas City has a team on-base percentage of .305, led by Carlos Santana with a mark of .364.
The Indians won the last meeting 4-0. Triston McKenzie earned his first victory and Franmil Reyes went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI for Cleveland. Danny Duffy took his second loss for Kansas City.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ramirez leads the Indians with 18 home runs and is batting .266.
Salvador Perez leads the Royals with 95 hits and is batting .281.
LAST 10 GAMES: Indians: 1-9, .230 batting average, 6.53 ERA, outscored by 25 runs