David Huff (0-1, 12.27 ERA) and the Los Angeles Angels (26-35) meet Danny Salazar (6-3, 2.24 ERA) and the Cleveland Indians (34-26) in the last of a three-game series at Angel Stadium. The Angels won the last game 4-3, and the series is currently tied 1-1. The game gets underway at 3:35 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jun. 12 and will air on STOh and FSW.
In his last start, Huff pitched 3.2 innings, allowing five runs, striking out one and walking one in a 6-3 loss to the Yankees. Kole Calhoun (.298, 39 Rs, 7 HRs, 32 RBIs, 1 SB) went 1 for 4 yesterday. The Indians were victorious the last time Salazar pitched. He pitched well, going 8.0 innings, giving up one run, striking out nine and walking five in a 6-1 victory over the Royals. Mike Napoli (.236, 39 Rs, 14 HRs, 44 RBIs, 2 SBs) went 1 for 3 yesterday with one run and one RBI.
The Indians are a -165 favorite with a total of 9.
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The Indians lost their last game by a one-run margin. In games decided by one run, the Angels are 6-5. The Indians are 10-8 in close games this season.
Los Angeles has won 45% (14-17) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Cleveland has won 52% (14-13) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Indians didn't score any runs in their last game. The Angels have a 3-0 record when they don't allow any runs.
When they are outhit, the Angels are 2-29. The Indians have a 6-16 record when opponents outhit them.
Los Angeles ranks near the bottom of the league when it comes to home runs, hitting 56 this season. Cleveland ranks in the bottom half at 16th with 68.
Ranking 20th, Los Angeles is in the bottom half of the league in walks, notching 181 this season. Cleveland ranks in the top half at 12th with 198.
The Angels are 20-16 when they hit at least one home run. The Indians perform similarly when they hit one or more homers with a 21-18 record.