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Cleveland Indians return home, open four-game series with Angels

Let's Go Tribe!

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Angels @ Indians

Thursday, August 11, 2016, 7:10 PM ET, Progressive Field


Radio: WTAM

Back home again! The Indians and Angels open up a four-game series tonight with two starting pitchers in totally different situations.

The Tribe's Corey Kluber is lurking in the American League's Cy Young and has been excellent recently, posting a 1.46 ERA over his last five starts. Kluber is just 11-8 on the year, but leads the league with a 2.79 FIP and has racked up 153 strikeouts in 151 innings.

The Angels will turn to Jhoulys Chacin, a right-hander who has struggled much of the year and would just like to stick in L.A.'s starting rotation. Chacin is 3-7 on the year with a 5.27 ERA.

Today's Lineups

Yunel Escobar - 3B Carlos Santana - DH
Kole Calhoun - RF Jason Kipnis - 2B
Mike Trout - CF Francisco Lindor - SS
Albert Pujols - DH Mike Napoli - 1B
Andrelton Simmons - SS Jose Ramirez - 3B
Ji-Man Choi - LF Lonnie Chisenhall - RF
Jefry Marte - 1B Tyler Naquin - CF
Jett Bandy - C Abraham Almonte - LF
Cliff Pennington - 2B Roberto Perez - C
Jhoulys Chacin - RHP Corey Kluber - RHP