Cleveland (2nd - AL Central) at Kansas City (3rd - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Thu, Jul 24 - Kauffman Stadium
First Pitch - 8:10 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Cleveland 51-50-1.6529-1922-3152-4748-53-8.36
Kansas City 50-50-6.8922-2528-2545-5057-4316.22
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Cleveland
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
SSA. Cabrera
Ques Thurs
Back
07/24/14
Cabrera is dealing with lower back spasms and has missed the last two games. He is questionable for Thursday against the Royals.1-1
$-37
1-1
SPJ. Masterson
Late July
Knee
07/24/14
Masterson was placed on the 15-day disabled list after suffering a knee injury. He has begun a rehab assignment and is expected to return after one more minor league start.8-5
$+307
6-7
CFM. Bourn
15-day DL
Hamstring
07/17/14
Bourn has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a left hamstring injury. There is no timetable for his return.9-6
$+259
6-9
1BJ. Giambi
60-day DL
Knee
07/12/14
Giambi has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list with left knee inflammation.18-17
$+16
16-19
CFN. Morgan
60-day DL
Knee
05/22/14
Morgan is suffering from a sprained right knee and has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.32-29
$+293
32-29
Kansas City
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
1BE. Hosmer
Ques Thurs
Hand
07/23/14
Hosmer left Wednesday's game because of decreased grip strength in his hand. He is questionable for Thursday against the Indians.0-0
$+0
0-0
SPJ. Vargas
Early Aug
Abdominal
07/17/14
Vargas is on the 15-day disabled list while recovering from an appendectomy. He is expected to return in early August.4-7
$-302
3-8
RPL. Hochevar
out for season
Elbow
06/02/14
Hochevar underwent Tommy John surgery to repair a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will miss the 2014 season.50-50
$-689
45-50
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Cleveland Indians are showing signs of fatigue on their 11-game road trip while the Kansas City Royals are trying to regain their composure after a recent woeful stretch. The American League Central rivals look to remain within earshot of first-place Detroit when they begin a pivotal four-game series in Kansas City on Thursday.

 
Weather
Current Conditions - Kansas City
CLEAR 72 °F
Wind: ENE 6
5-Day Forecast
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MATCHUP EDGE
CLEEdge in:KC
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