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Wednesday GameThread: Carrasco shoots for the stars against Astros

Playing with house money now

Open the door, get on the floor / everybody walk the dinosaur!
Open the door, get on the floor / everybody walk the dinosaur!
Duane Burleson

Cleveland Indians @ Houston Astros

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 8:10 ET, Minute Maid Park

TV: STO (CLE), CSH (HOU)

Radio: WTAM (CLE), KBME and KLAT(HOU)

Series Preview

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Today's Lineups

CLEVELAND INDIANS HOUSTON ASTROS
Michael Bourn - CF Alex Presley - LF
Jose Ramirez - SS Jose Altuve - 2B
Michael Brantley - LF Dexter Fowler - CF
Carlos Santana - DH Chris Carter - DH
Yan Gomes - C Jason Castro - C
Mike Aviles - 2B Jake Marisnick - RF
Lonnie Chisenhall - 3B Matt Dominguez - 3B
Chris Gimenez - 1B Jonathan Singleton - 1B
Tyler Holt - RF Jonathan Villar - SS
Carlos Carrasco - RHP Brett Oberholtzer - LHP

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Things feel less stressful than Cookie's last start. It's almost like we're playing with house money. It's the time of year that's maybe the most fun to be an Indians fan. Here's hoping Carlos goes out and blows away some Astros, giving us even just a faint sliver of hope for another day.

Let's Go Tribe!

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Today's AL games that matter

Blue Jays (J.A. Happ) @ Orioles (Bud Norris), 7:05 ET

White Sox (Chris Sale) @ Royals (Yordano Ventura), 8:10 ET

Tigers (David Price) @ Twins (Kyle Gibson), 8:10 ET

Mariners (James Paxton) @ Angels (C.J. Wilson), 10:05 ET

Rangers (Derick Holland) @ Athletics (Jeff Samardzija), 10:05 ET

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