BOTTOM LINE: The Cleveland Indians travel to play the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
The Astros are 31-19 in home games in 2020. The Houston pitching staff averages 9 strikeouts per nine innings, Zack Greinke leads them with a mark of 6.6.
The Indians are 23-26 on the road. Cleveland has slugged .397 this season. Jose Ramirez leads the team with a .511 slugging percentage, including 39 extra-base hits and 19 home runs.
The Astros won the last meeting 9-3. Luis Garcia earned his seventh victory and Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with two home runs and two RBIs for Houston. Triston McKenzie registered his fourth loss for Cleveland.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Tucker leads the Astros with 39 extra base hits and is batting .277.
Amed Rosario leads the Indians with 83 hits and is batting .263.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .199 batting average, 3.78 ERA, outscored by four runs
Indians: 5-5, .242 batting average, 4.65 ERA, outscored by four runs