Indians Vs. Royals: Thursday Preview, TV Info And More

The Indians look to avoid the three-game sweep against the Royals on Thursday when Corey Kluber makes his first big league start with Derek Lowe being designated for assignment.

Kluber went 11-7 with a 3.59 ERA in 21 starts striking out 128 over 125 1-3 innings for Triple-A Columbus this year. Last season, he compiled an 8.31 ERA in three relief appearances. Kluber will face Bruce Chen (7-9, 5.49 ERA) in the pitching duel.

The Indians are seven games behind the AL Central leading Chicago White Sox heading into Thursday's action. Take a look at the schedule and broadcast information here.

Date/Time: Thursday, August 2, 8:10 p.m. ET

TV: STO, FSKC

Online streaming: MLB.tv

Read more on the Indians at Let's Go Tribe and SB Nation Cleveland. Head over to Royals Review and SB Nation Kansas City for more on the Royals. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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