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Carlos Carrasco looks to silence Royals

The Royals ended Cleveland's winning streak yesterday. Hopefully the Tribe can return the favor by ending Kansas City's ridiculous hopes for a wild card spot.

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The one good thing the Royals will be able to say about the 2017 season when it's over is that they were the ones to end Cleveland's historic win streak. Otherwise, the future looks grim for KC since all of their good players are leaving this offseason and they foolishly traded away their mediocre at best farm to try and get to the playoffs this season. Enjoy irrelevance. And now, here's the starting 9 for your Tribe:

Today's Lineups

Whit Merrifield - 2B Francisco Lindor - SS
Lorenzo Cain - CF Austin Jackson - CF
Eric Hosmer - 1B Carlos Santana - 1B
Melky Cabrera - RF Edwin Encarnacion - DH
Mike Moustakas - 3B Jay Bruce - RF
Brandon Moss - DH Yandy Diaz - 3B
Alcides Escobar - SS Abraham Almonte - LF
Alex Gordon - LF Yan Gomes - C
Drew Butera - C Giovanny Urshela - 2B
Jason Hammel - RHP Carlos Carrasco - RHP