On Tuesday, the Cleveland Indians play the second game of the three-game series on the road against the Minnesota Twins. Cleveland improved to 57-59 following an 11-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Indians starting pitcher Triston McKenzie had a perfect game into the eighth inning but a Harold Castro single broke up the bid. Cleveland is second in the American League Central but a distant 10 games behind the first-place Chicago White Sox.
Amed Rosario is batting .276 to lead Cleveland and the shortstop has a team high 113 hits. Third baseman Jose Ramirez is beating Cleveland in home runs with 26, RBIs with 72 and on-base percentage at .341. On Tuesday, the Cleveland Indians will send Eli Morgan to the mound. The right-hander is 1-5 with an ERA of 6.52, 46 Ks and 10 BBs.
Minnesota improved to 52-66 drawing a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Jorge Polanco hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning to score the winning run and give the Twins the walk-off victory Minnesota has won two straight and four of the last five but is fourth in the American League Central 16 games behind first-place Chicago.
Jorge Polanco is batting .267 to lead Minnesota and the Twins shortstop is the leader in home runs with 21, RBIs with 63, hits with 112 and on-base percentage at .332. On Tuesday, the Minnesota Twins will send Bailey Ober to the mound. The right-hander is 1-1 with an ERA of 4.53, 62 Ks and 16 BBs.