Cleveland 6 - Houston 3
Francisco Lindor hit two home runs, the second of which was a two-run ninth-inning “pop-up” that found the Crawford Boxes and extended a one-run lead to a three-run lead.
At Houston 4:05 p.m. EDT. Bieber v Peacock
Other Indians News
Cleveland Indians SS Francisco Lindor launches career home run No. 100 in third inning against Houston - cleveland.com - Lindor’s 100th career home run cut Houston’s lead to 2-1.
Cleveland Indians: It’s time to promote Oscar Mercado – Terry Pluto - cleveland.com
At Class AAA Columbus, Oscar Mercado is batting .450 in the last 10 games. Bring him up.
Terry Francona hints he could shuffle Cleveland Indians’ left-hand dominant lineup once certain players settle in - cleveland.com - Cleveland's lineup featured three switch-hitters among the top four and three consecutive lefties on Friday.
Michael Brantley on Cleveland Indians fans: ‘They always had my back’ - cleveland.com - “Through everything I had been through with (Cleveland), they always had my back."
Who has edge in AL Central, Twins or Cleveland Indians? The week in baseball | cleveland.com - Who has the edge in the AL Central -- the Indians or Twins?
An Early Look At The Indians' Payroll-Slashing Scorecard - The Brantley loss hurts the most, but there's still plenty of season left to change the landscape.
Indians' Trevor Bauer taunts Astros' Alex Bregman - Houston Chronicle - "What's up little buddy?," Bauer asks the Bregman bobblehead. "Did I dominate you last night?"
VIDEO: Slo-Mo Clip of Trevor Bauer’s Slider Proves How Incredibly Nasty it is | 12up - Take a look at a slo-mo clip of Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer's ridiculous slider.
Around the League
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- Max Scherzer reaches 2,500 strikeouts
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- Vlad II - baseball’s promised prince?