Cleveland at Minnesota, 8:10 PM (STO)
Cleveland: Cliff Lee (8-6, 4.76 ERA)
Minnesota: Francisco Liriano (10-1, 1.83 ERA)
It's very rare when a pitcher dominates major-league hitters like Liriano has:
88.1 IP, 1.83 ERA, 63 H, 102 SO, 23 BB
Those are the types of numbers a 22-year-old pitcher puts up in A-ball, not against polished major-league hitters. He's doing this mainly because of his stuff, which is pretty scary; just think what will happen gets better at setting up hitters.
Casey Blake is off the DL, and Franklin Gutierrez is headed back to Buffalo. This is probably a temporary furlough for Gutierrez, as the Indians have several position players that might not be in Cleveland by the time August rolls around.