Cleveland Indians (23-29) at Anaheim Angels (33-21), 10:05 p.m.
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(Sports Network) - With the second-best record in the majors entering the weekend, the Anaheim
Heading into Friday's bout with the
Getting just his second start for the
The righthander actually started the 2004 campaign with the Kansas City
The 32-year old, now in his third year in the big leagues, gave up three runs on four hits and five walks in an 8-6 win over the Oakland
Dawley is still searching for his first-ever decision at the major league level, having appeared in just seven games prior to this outing.
As for the
The Anaheim righthander has had a rough year to date, going just 3-6 with a 5.95 ERA through 10 games for the West Coast club.
Lackey, also just a three-year veteran at this point in his career, has been getting knocked around rather harshly over his last four trips to this hill. On May 30 the 25-year old lasted a mere three innings as he surrendered eight earned runs on nine hits and a pair of walks versus Chicago in an 11-2 loss.
He has now lost three straight decisions since pitching a complete-game shutout versus Tampa Bay on May 7 at home. Lackey is 1-1 with a 2.79 ERA versus the
Although he had his hitting streak snapped in last night's affair, Guerrero is still one of the hottest hitters in the majors at the moment, with an average of .440 over the last six games. His three home runs and 13 RBI during the stretch are far and away the best numbers of anyone in the Anaheim clubhouse.
Thanks to Guerrero's hot bat, the