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Saturday GameThread: Salazar leads Indians against Tigers

Free pudding pops for the first 10,000 through the gates

This is almost as exciting as that time Jay and Andrew came back!
This is almost as exciting as that time Jay and Andrew came back!
Jason Miller

Cleveland Indians @ Detroit Tigers

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 7:08 ET, Comerica Park



Series Preview


Today's Lineups

Michael Bourn - CF Ian Kinsler - 2B
Mike Aviles - SS Torii Hunter - RF
Michael Brantley - LF Miguel Cabrera - 1B
Carlos Santana - DH Victor Martinez - DH
Yan Gomes - C J.D. Martinez - LF
Jason Kipnis - 2B Alex Avila - C
Ryan Raburn - RF Nick Castellanos - 3B
Lonnie Chisenhall - 3B Andrew Romine - SS
Jesus Aguilar - 1B Rajai Davis - CF
Danny Salazar - RHP Kyle Lobstein - LHP


Every game from here on out is like a playoff game for the Indians, and even more so given last night's ugly loss. Today, the Indians turn to the man that ignited their improbable 2013 playoff run as Danny Salazar takes the mound against someone named Kyle Lobstein. It's do or die, folks, so let's... uh, do, I guess.

Let's Go Tribe!


Today's other key AL Central and Wild Card games

New York Yankees (Shane Greene) @ Baltimore Orioles (Miguel Gonzalez), In Progress

Toronto Blue Jays (R.A. Dickey) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (Jeremy Hellickson), In Progress

Kansas City Royals (Jeremy Guthrie) vs. Boston Red Sox (Rubby De La Rosa), 7:10 ET

Oakland Athletics (Sonny Gray) @ Seattle Mariners (Felix Hernandez), 9:10 ET


*Midwest League Championship Series Game 3*

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 7:0) ET, Classic Park

Cougars lead series 2-0

T437_medium versus T446_medium

Lake County Captains (Anderson Polanco) vs. Kane County Cougars (Daury Torrez)