Cleveland (1st - AL Central) at Kansas City (3rd - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Fri, Sep 30 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 8:15 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Cleveland 91-675.9253-2838-3979-6973-85-7.75
Kansas City 81-785.0647-3134-4774-7784-75-2.72
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Cleveland
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPC. Kluber
out for season
Quadricep
09/29/16
Kluber is sidelined with a mild strain of his right quad and is expected to miss seven-to-ten days. Although he will miss the rest of the regular season, he is likely to pitch in Game 1 or 2 of the ALDS.0-2
$-200
2-0
SPD. Salazar
out for season
Forearm
09/20/16
Salazar is dealing with a mild flexor strain in his right forearm and is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season. He is aiming for a postseason return during the ALDS.9-9
$-297
9-9
SPC. Carrasco
out for season
Hand
09/17/16
Carrasco suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his right hand and will miss the remainder of the season.5-5
$-139
6-4
LFM. Byrd
out for season
Suspension
06/01/16
Byrd has been issued a 162 game suspension for violating the league's PED policy will miss the remainder of the season.65-43
$+927
51-51
CY. Gomes
out for season
Hand
09/17/16
Gomes suffered a non-displaced fracture in his right hand while on a rehab assignment and will miss the remainder of the season.6-5
$-39
6-5
LFM. Brantley
out for season
Shoulder
08/13/16
Brantley is on the 60-day disabled list and had season-ending surgery on his right shoulder.76-53
$+774
64-57
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SPY. Ventura
Prob Fri
Back
09/30/16
Ventura was removed from the last outing after experiencing lower-back tightness and spasms but will make his next scheduled start Friday against the Indians.3-1
$+151
2-2
RPD. Gee
out for season
Lung
09/27/16
Gee has been shut down for the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his lungs and shoulder.2-1
$+15
1-2
CFL. Cain
out for season
Wrist
09/21/16
Cain continues to deal with a left wrist injury and is likely going to miss the remainder of the season.9-10
$-227
12-7
SPK. Medlen
60-day DL
Shoulder
09/07/16
Medlen is on the 60-day disabled list due to a Grade 1 rotator cuff strain in his right shoulder and remains without a timetable for a return.65-61
$+631
62-58
RPL. Hochevar
out for season
Shoulder
09/02/16
Hochevar had thoracic outlet syndrome surgery and is on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.32-27
$+532
29-27
SPM. Minor
out for season
Shoulder
08/24/16
Minor has been placed on the 60-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury. He suffered a setback in his recovery and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.81-78
$+506
74-77
3BM. Moustakas
out for season
Knee
05/26/16
Moustakas had surgery to repair a torn right ACL and has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. He is expected to miss the remainder of the season.59-57
$+453
60-51
RPT. Collins
out for season
Elbow
04/03/16
Collins has been placed on the 60-day disabled list and will miss the entire 2016 season after undergoing a second Tommy John surgery.81-78
$+506
74-77
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Kansas City Royals aren't returning to the postseason and need one more victory for their fourth straight winning season. The Royals have three chances to record victory No. 82, beginning with Friday's opener of a series against the visiting Cleveland Indians.

 
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