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Game 118: Cleveland Indians @ Minnesota Twins

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I trust Kyle Gibson. Like, to repay loans and babysit kids and such. As an MLB pitcher, umm...

Always bring a towel.
Always bring a towel.
Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

First Pitch: 6:10 PM. Vegas odds: -170 CLE / MIN +155

Weather: Start Temp 75°, Rain Likely Until 2 AM

TV: FSN. Radio: Alan Freed Was From Cleveland

Opponent's SB site: Click Here

Carlos Carrasco is among Cleveland's seemingly limitless supply of pitchers who are better than anyone the Twins have. He's certainly better than Kyle Gibson. But, hey, that's why they play the games, as the saying goes. (They actually play them for money, as is the case with most things.) Carrasco throws the usual four pitches, with a fastball that averages 94, and a barely-slower sinker which is his most effective tool. Digits:

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Lots of interesting people have been born in Cleveland. Check out the Wiki list.

Today's Lineups

CLEVELAND INDIANS MINNESOTA TWINS
Francisco Lindor - SS Brian Dozier - 2B
Jason Kipnis - 2B Max von Kepler - RF
Jose Ramirez - 3B Sexx Dragon - 1B
Edwin Encarnacion - DH Miguel Sano - 3B
Jay "Walk" Bruce - RF Eddie Rosario - LF
Carlos Santana - 1B Eduardo Escobar - DH
Brandon Guyer - LF Byron Buxton - CF
Bradley Zimmer - CF Jorge Polanco - SS
"Sleepy" Yan Gomes - C Jason Castro - C
Carlos Carrasco - RHP Kyle Gibson - RHP