BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland and Kansas City will play on Saturday.
The Indians are 23-19 on their home turf. The Cleveland offense has compiled a .226 batting average as a team this season, Jose Ramirez leads the team with a mark of .260.
The Royals are 15-30 in road games. Kansas City’s lineup has 88 home runs this season, Salvador Perez leads the club with 20 homers.
The Indians won the last meeting 2-1. James Karinchak earned his sixth victory and Bobby Bradley went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI for Cleveland. Jake Brentz took his second loss for Kansas City.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ramirez leads the Indians with 38 extra base hits and is batting .260.
Perez leads the Royals with 95 hits and has 51 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Indians: 2-8, .200 batting average, 5.38 ERA, outscored by 24 runs