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MLB Game Thread: Cleveland Indians @ Houston Astros - April 20, 2013

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Bob Levey

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Astros lead the series 1-0

Fri 04/19 WP: Lucas Harrell (1 - 2)
SV: Jose Veras
LP: Brett Myers (0 - 3)
2 - 3 loss

Cleveland Indians
@ Houston Astros

Saturday, Apr 20, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
Minute Maid Park at Union Station

Scott Kazmir vs Philip Humber



Sunny. Winds blowing out to left field at 10-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

Cleveland Indians Transactions: Scott Kazmir activated, Cord Phelps optioned
Indians Saturday News and Notes (April 20th)

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Sun 04/21 2:10 PM EDT

Pre-Game Reading Material

Latest News

  • Scott Kazmir has been activated in time for tonight's game:

  • And of course the Indians can't have a healthy rotation:

This was probably one reason why Corey Kluber remained on the roster.

Latest 25-man/40-man roster


Tonight's Lineup

Cleveland Houston
CF Michael Brantley
2B Jose Altuve
2B Jason Kipnis
CF Justin Maxwell
SS Asdrubal Cabrera
1B Brandon Laird
RF Nick Swisher LF Chris Carter
DH Jason Giambi
DH Carlos Pena
C Carlos Santana
C Carlos Corporan
1B Mark Reynolds
SS Ronny Cedeno
3B Lonnie Chisenhall
3B Matt Dominguez
CF Drew Stubbs
RF Brandon Barnes

For the Indians, the same lineup as yesterday. The Astros' JD Martinez was placed on the 15-DL before tonight's game with a knee injury while swinging at a pitch last night.