Cleveland in action against Oakland following Bieber’s strong showing
Cleveland; Monday, 6 p.m. EDT
LINE: Indians favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Indians are 14-8 in home games. Cleveland is averaging 3.6 RBIs per game this season. Carlos Santana leads the team with 27 total runs batted in.
The Athletics are 8-15 on the road. Oakland is slugging .410 as a unit. Matt Chapman leads the team with a slugging percentage of .509. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Santana leads the Indians with seven home runs and is batting .287. Jordan Luplow is 9-for-32 with five home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Cleveland.
LAST 10 GAMES: Indians: 6-4, .258 batting average, 2.71 ERA, outscored opponents by 27 runs
Athletics: 6-4, .240 batting average, 3.07 ERA, outscored opponents by 18 runs
Athletics Injuries: Sean Manaea: 60-day IL (shoulder), Daniel Gossett: 60-day IL (elbow), Marco Estrada: 10-day IL (lumbar strain), Jharel Cotton: 60-day IL (elbow), Nick Martini: 10-day IL (knee), Chris Herrmann: 60-day IL (knee).