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

Matchup Details
Sun, Oct 2 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 3:15 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Cleveland 93-677.9253-2840-3980-6975-85-5.24
Kansas City 81-803.0647-3334-4775-7784-77-5.44
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Cleveland
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
LFM. Brantley
Prob Mon
Shoulder
03/28/17
Brantley is recovering from second shoulder surgery that sidelined him for most of the 2016 season and will likely be ready for Opening Day against the Rangers.0-0
$+0
0-0
RFL. Chisenhall
Out indefinitely
Shoulder
03/29/17
Chisenhall has a mild shoulder strain and will begin the season on the disabled list.0-0
$+0
0-0
SPC. Anderson
out for season
Elbow
03/19/17
Anderson has a UCL sprain in his right elbow which will require Tommy John surgery. He will miss the entire 2017 season.0-0
$+0
0-0
2BJ. Kipnis
Late April
Shoulder
03/19/17
Kipnis has inflammation in his right shoulder and is expected to miss four-to-five weeks of action.0-0
$+0
0-0
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
CFL. Cain
Ques Mon
Upper Body
03/28/17
Cain is experiencing tightness in his left side and his status for Opening Day against the Twins is unclear.0-0
$+0
0-0
LFJ. Soler
Doub Mon
Oblique
03/28/17
Soler is not expected to be available for the season-opener against the Twins due to a strained oblique.0-0
$+0
0-0
RPB. Flynn
Mid April
Ribs
02/15/17
Flynn is on the 60-day disabled list after suffering a broken rib during the offseason and is expected to miss eight weeks.0-0
$+0
0-0
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Cleveland Indians have seized control of their postseason destiny - at least for the opening round - and can clinch home field as early as Sunday, when they go for a sweep of the host Kansas City Royals. Already set to meet Boston in the American League Division Series, the Indians can secure home-field advantage with a win Sunday and a loss by the Red Sox.

 
GAME THREAD
Weather
Current Conditions - Kansas City
Cloudy 70 °F
Wind: S 15.0
5-Day Forecast
LINE HISTORY
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MATCHUP EDGE
CLEEdge in:KC
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