Records: Tampa Bay 92-71, Texas 92-70
First pitch: 8:07 p.m. EST
Lines: Rays -112, Indians +104
Starting pitchers: Alex Cobb (TB) 11-3, 2.76 ERA, Danny Salazar (CLE) 2-3, 3.12 ERA
Runs: The Rays scored 700 runs while Texas has drove in 745.
Batting average: Tampa Bay batted .257 while the Indians hit .255.
On base percentage: The Rays are at .329 this season while Cleveland comes in at .327.
Slugging percentage: Tampa Bay is at .408 heading into today’s game while the Rangers are at .410.
Thoughts: The winner of this game will get the Boston Red Sox in an American League Divisional Series. The Indians are the hottest team in MLB while the Rays won in Texas on Monday to qualify for the playoffs. I like Cleveland here in a close game as well as the over.
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