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Sunday Game Thread: T.J. House and the Indians go for the sweep.

T.J. House vs Danny Duffy on national TV. Let's Go Tribe!

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

It's time to finish up the suspended game from August 31st. The Indians are ahead 4-2 heading into the bottom of the 10th inning. Kyle Crockett is the pitcher on the mound for the Indians, but he doesn't have to face any batters, due to MLB rules about suspended games. T.J House, Bryan Shaw, and Cody Allen all already pitched in the game, so they're unavailable for the conclusion of this one.


Cleveland Indians @ Kansas City Royals

Sunday, August 31, 2014, 8:07 ET, Kauffman Stadium


Radio: WTAM (CLE), KCSP (KC)

Series Preview

Today's Lineups

Michael Bourn - CF Norichika Aoki - RF
Jose Ramirez - SS Omar Infante - 2B
Michael Brantley - LF Alex Gordon - LF
Carlos Santana - 1B Billy Butler - 1B
Jason Kipnis - 2B Salvador Perez - DH
Yan Gomes - DH Lorenzo Cain - CF
Mike Aviles - 3B Mike Moustakas - 3B
Roberto Perez - C Erik Kratz - C
Tyler Holt - RF Alcides Escobar - SS
T.J. House - LHP Danny Duffy - LHP

On paper this looks like a Tribe loss, but then again, I would have said the same thing when the Royals tied the game in the eighth inning with just Cody Allen and Josh Tomlin left in the bullpen.

Speaking of Tomlin, he's been placed on the Paternity list (congrats to the Tomlins!) and Zach McAllister has been called up from Columbus to serve as the longman in tonight's game. More pitching reinforcements will start to trickle in beginning tomorrow.

Today's other AL Central Games

White Sox 6, Tigers 2

Orioles 12, Twins 8

Today's minor-league action

AAA: Columbus (Murata) vs Toledo (in progress)

AA: Erie 6, Akron 4

A+: Carolina (Plutko) vs Winston-Salem (in progress)

A-: Lake County 12(!), Dayton 0

SSA: Mahoning Valley rained out

R-: AZL Indians vs AZL Rangers (AZL Semis, Game 1), 10:00 PM