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Game Thread: Indians @ Royals - Sep 16, 2013


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3 game series vs Royals @ Kauffman Stadium

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Monday, Sep 16, 2013, 8:10 PM EDT
Kauffman Stadium


Radio: WTAM (Cle), KCSP (KC)

Scott Kazmir vs James Shields

Cloudy. . Winds blowing in from right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

AL Wild Card race: standings, injuries, and odds (Sept. 16)

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Tue 09/17 8:10 PM EDT
Wed 09/18 8:10 PM EDT

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  • Jason Giambi is in the lineup at DH tonight, with Carlos Santana at first and Nick Swisher in right. The Indians obviously are going for offense over defense tonight.

AL Games of Interest

(Wild Card Scenario/Standings)

American League Wild Card Standings

Tampa Bay 81 67 .547 0 Lost 1
Texas 81 67 .547 0 Lost 6
Cleveland 81 68 .543 0.5 Won 4
Baltimore 79 70 .530 2.5 Won 1
New York 79 70 .530 2.5 Lost 2
Kansas City 78 71 .523 3.5 Lost 1

(updated 9.15.2013 at 10:58 PM EDT)

  • Texas (+0.5) at Tampa Bay (+0.5), 7:10 PM (Matt Garza vs Alex Cobb)

Root for: I dunno, it's up to you.

That's it, as the Orioles and Yankees are both off tonight. So for tonight there's only one other game that really means anything in the AL.

Tonight's Lineups

Indians Royals
Michael Bourn (CF) Alex Gordon (LF)
Nick Swisher (RF) Emilio Bonifacio (2B)
Jason Kipnis (2B) Eric Hosmer (1B)
Carlos Santana (1B) Billy Butler (DH)
Michael Brantley (LF)
Salvador Perez (C)
Asdrubal Cabrera (SS) Lorenzo Cain (CF)
Jason Giambi (DH)
Justin Maxwell (RF)
Yan Gomes (C)
Jamey Carroll (3B)
Lonnie Chisenhall (3B)
Alcides Escobar (SS)