Days without baseball are weird, especially when you know the postseason is just around the corner.
Indians seal home-field advantage in ALDS | MLB
The Red Sox lost to the Blue Jays on Monday night, which means that the Cleveland Indians will have home-field advantage throughout the ALDS regardless of opponent. ALCS and WS home-field advantage are still in play, however; the Tribe currently has a 2.0 game advantage over the Astros for ALCS HFA and trail the Dodgers by 1.5 games for advantage throughout the World Series.
Decisions loom for Tribe’s postseason roster | MLB
Will Danny Salazar, Brandon Guyer, Lonnie Chisenhall, or Nick Goody make the roster? These questions and more will be answered soon as the playoffs are set to begin in just over a week.
14 Cleveland Indians streaks from 2017 that might get overshadowed by the team’s epic 22-game run | Cleveland.com
Remember when Michael Brantley had 10 straight games with a hit? Or when Tyler Olson went 27 scoreless outings in a row? Or Corey Kluber striking out at least 10 batters in five straight starts? Pepperidge Farm remembers.
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- Yasiel Puig was late to the game on Monday night and was benched.
- Yadier Molina had to leave Monday night’s game after taking several foul balls off of his mask.
- Miguel Cabrera has a pair of herniated disks in his back.
- This is a nice graph: