MLB Game Preview - Cleveland at Tampa Bay
Sun Sep 1, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

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Cleveland (74-51) at Tampa Bay (73-53)

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Team Record Comparison

Team Standings GB W-L Aw/Hm Stk L10
Cleveland 2ndAL Central 2.0 74-51 35-25 W1 5-5
Tampa Bay 2ndAL East 10.0 73-53 33-30 L1 7-3

Team Batting Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Cleveland Tampa Bay
Batting Average .252 .252
On Base Percentage .324 .326
Slugging Percentage 0.436 0.428
Runs Scored 597 590
Doubles 225 227
Triples 14 23
Home Runs 175 167
Total Bases 1,840 1,888
Walks 434 432
Strikeouts 1,017 1,171
Stolen Bases / Attempts 84/113 73/98
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio 1.25 1.50
Runners in Scoring Position Success % 25.0 24.6

Team Pitching Comparison - 2019 Regular Season

Cleveland Tampa Bay
Earned Run Average 3.71 3.54
WHIP Ratio 1.210 1.162
Batting Average Against 0.238 0.229
On Base Percentage Against .302 .292
Slugging Percentage 0.417 0.381
Shutouts 12 8
Runs Allowed 501 492
Doubles Allowed 242 201
Triples Allowed 14 18
Home Runs Allowed 162 139
Total Bases 1,762 1,640
Walks Allowed 345 353
Strikeouts Pitched 1,177 1,272
Stolen Bases Against / Attempts 40/63 53/84
Double Plays Fielded 213 282
Ground Ball/Fly Ball Ratio Against 1.151 1.474
Errors 67 70

Scheduled Starting Pitchers

Adam Plutko - CLE
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 5-3 71.1 74 11 42 4.67 1.192
vs. Opp 0-1 5.1 12 0 3 11.81 2.250
Charlie Morton - TB
Matchup W-L IP H BB K ERA WHIP
Season 13-5 156 122 43 194 2.77 1.058
vs. Opp 1-0 6 3 2 10 1.50 0.833

Hot Batters (Last 10 team games)

Cleveland AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
C. Santana 38 16 12 5 14 0 .421 .842 .532
J. Ramírez 36 11 6 4 11 1 .306 .722 .375
Y. Puig 29 12 5 2 7 0 .414 .724 .469
Tampa Bay AB H R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OBP
T. Pham 26 7 6 3 6 0 .269 .654 .406
E. Sogard 28 9 6 1 2 1 .321 .536 .387
J. Choi 18 5 2 1 5 0 .278 .556 .409

2019 Regular Season - Tampa Bay Leads Series 3-1

Date Result Winner Loser
Thu May 23 TB 7 @ CLE 2 R. Yarbrough A. Plutko
Fri May 24 TB 1 @ CLE 3 A. Cole J. Alvarado
Sat May 25 TB 6 @ CLE 2 C. Morton C. Carrasco
Sun May 26 TB 6 @ CLE 3 J. Beeks T. Bauer

Injury Report

Cleveland
Jordan Luplow RF,LF:
Tyler Olson RP:
Corey Kluber SP: