Houston (4th - AL West) at Cleveland (3rd - AL Central)

Matchup Details
Sat, Aug 23 - Progressive Field
First Pitch - 7:05 PM ET
W/LUnitsHomeAwayO/URL W/LRL Units
Houston 55-74-0.4529-3626-3862-6470-59-0.89
Cleveland 64-63-4.4537-2527-3862-6260-67-9.29
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
A LOOK BACK
 
INJURY REPORT
Houston
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
RPJ. Cisnero
out for season
Elbow
05/14/14
Cisnero will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.44-50
$+649
46-46
RPJ. Zeid
out for season
Foot
08/21/14
Zeid is on the 15-day disabled list due to bilateral sesamoiditis in his left foot and will miss the remainder of the season.13-12
$+527
13-12
RPD. Downs
15-day DL
Oblique
08/19/14
Downs has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after suffering a right oblique injury.3-1
$+443
1-3
LFA. Presley
15-day DL
Oblique
08/14/14
Presley is on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained oblique. He suffered a setback during his rehab assignment and there is no clear timetable for his return.18-20
$+489
21-17
RFG. Springer
Late Aug
Quadricep
08/12/14
Springer is on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad strain. He re-aggravated his quad and will be rested for two weeks.13-16
$+95
16-13
RPM. Albers
60-day DL
Shoulder
08/14/14
Albers has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list due to right shoulder tendinitis. There is no timetable for his return.26-38
$-317
32-32
RPJ. Crain
60-day DL
Elbow
06/26/14
Crain has been transferred from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list while he recovers from right biceps surgery. There is no timetable for his return.55-74
$-45
62-64
Cleveland
PPlayerStatusNotesW/LO/U
CY. Gomes
Ques Sat
Concussion
08/22/14
Gomes suffered a concussion after being hit in the mask with a ball on Thursday and did not play Friday. He is questionable for Saturday against the Astros.0-1
$-214
0-1
1BN. Swisher
out for season
Knee
08/20/14
Swisher is on the 15-day disabled list while he recovers from season-ending surgery to both knees.6-4
$-15
1-9
RFR. Raburn
15-day DL
Wrist
08/19/14
Raburn has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a right wrist injury.2-2
$-148
1-3
LFD. Murphy
Early Sept
Abdominal
08/12/14
Murphy has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after suffering an abdominal strain. He is expected to miss four-to-five weeks.6-4
$-15
1-9
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.31-30
$-264
26-34
RECENT TRENDS
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Houston Astros attempt to continue their success on the road and further damage the playoff hopes of the Cleveland Indians when the teams meet in the middle contest of their three-game series at Progressive Field on Saturday. Houston is 5-3 on its 10-game road trip, winning two of four at both Boston and two of three at the New York Yankees before using a ninth-inning rally to take the opener in Cleveland on Friday.

 
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