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Indians Wednesday GameThread: Tomlin saddles up against Brandon McCarthy & the Yankees

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Can the Indian Cowboy put a stop to the Good, the Bad, and the Jeter?

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New York Yankees @ Cleveland Indians

Wednesday, July 9, 7:05 p.m., Progressive Field

TV: STO (CLE), YES (NYY)

Radio: WTAM (CLE), WFAN (NYY)

Series Preview

Today's Lineups

NEW YORK YANKEES CLEVELAND INDIANS
Jacoby Ellsbury - CF Jason Kipnis - 2B
Brian Roberts - 2B Asdrubal Cabrera - SS
Brian McCann - C Michael Brantley - CF
Mark Teixeira - 1B Carlos Santana - 1B
Carlos Beltran - DH Lonnie Chisenhall - 3B
Ichiro Suzuki - RF Nick Swisher - DH
Zoilo Almonte - LF David Murphy - RF
Zelous Wheeler - 3B Yan Gomes - C
Brendan Ryan - SS Chris Dickerson - LF
Brandon McCarthy - RHP Josh Tomlin - RHP

The Indians look to capitalize on the momentum of yesterday's great start by Trevor Bauer to take game three of the four-game series against the Jackasses. Hopefully, Josh Tomlin comes closer to his stellar one-hit performance in Seattle than his most recent five-run turd against KC.

Brandon McCarthy comes off a strong, if not spectacular, outing against Pittsburgh, so the Tribe offense has their work cut out for them. Can resurgent superstar Nick Swisher carry the Indians to victory once more against his erstwhile teammates? There's only one way to find out!

Let's Go Tribe!

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Today's other AL Central games

Los Angeles Dodgers (Zack Greinke) @ Detroit Tigers (Max Scherzer), 1:08 p.m.

Chicago White Sox (Chris Sale) @ Boston Red Sox (Rubby De La Rosa), 7:10 p.m.

Kansas City Royals (Yordano Ventura) @ Tampa Bay Rays (Alex Cobb), 7:10 p.m.

Minnesota Twins (Kyle Gibson) @ Seattle Mariners (Roenis Elias), 10:10 p.m.

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Today's Indians minor league affiliate games

AAA: Pawtucket Red Sox @ Columbus Clippers (TBD), 7:05 p.m.

AA: Akron RubberDucks (Joseph Colo) @ Richmond Flying Squirrels, 7:05 p.m.

A+: Carolina Mudcats (Micahel Peoples) @ Lynchburg Hillcats, 7:05 p.m.

A-: Lake County Captains 4, Lansing Lugnuts 3 (Box score)

A (short season): Mahoning Valley Scrappers (Julian Merryweather) @ Hudson Valley Renegades, 7:05 p.m.