BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Indians travel to take on the Houston Astros on Monday.
The Astros are 29-19 on their home turf. Houston is slugging .433 as a unit. Yordan Alvarez leads the club with a .509 slugging percentage, including 33 extra-base hits and 16 home runs.
The Indians are 23-24 in road games. Cleveland has slugged .399 this season. Jose Ramirez leads the team with a .516 slugging percentage, including 39 extra-base hits and 19 home runs.
The Astros won the last meeting 4-3. Blake Taylor secured his first victory and Chas McCormick went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs for Houston. Emmanuel Clase took his third loss for Cleveland.
TOP PERFORMERS: Alvarez leads the Astros with 56 RBIs and is batting .283.
Ramirez leads the Indians with 39 extra base hits and 53 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .183 batting average, 3.94 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Indians: 5-5, .243 batting average, 4.43 ERA, outscored opponents by one run