Texas vs. Cleveland,
08/05/2019 19:10 EDT,
Score: 1 - 0
Money Line: -160 Cleveland
The red hot Cleveland Indians are coming off a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels and have won 16 of their last 21 contests. They hit three homers on Sunday, and here they'll face Texas' Mike Minor (9-6, 3.21 ERA) who has served up eight homers in his last four starts. The 31-year-old southpaw allowed four runs or more in each of those starts and we can note that the Indians are 14-3 in their last 17 home games vs. a left-handed starter.
Aaron Civale (1-0, 0.00 ERA) will toe the slab for Cleveland for his second career start. The former third-round draft pick has impressed in the minors and fanned six through six scoreless innings against Detroit in his major leagues' debut on June 22.
The Rangers enter this contest on a four-game winning streak, but they're 2-8 in their last 10 vs. a team with a winning record and 6-20 in their last 26 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
8* play on Cleveland Indians.