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Carlos Carrasco Tries To Lift Indians Above .500 This Afternoon

The Indians, possessors of a nifty four-game spring winning streak, will try, for the second time in three days, to play the Kansas City Royals this afternoon, after the game on Monday was canceled.

Carlos Carrasco will get the call to start, as we are now within ten days of Opening Day. Time to start dotting i’s and crossing t’s.

Kansas City will send out this lineup against Carrasco:

1) Chris Getz (L) 2B
2) Mitch Maier (L) CF
3) Billy Butler® DH
4) Kila Ka’aihue (L) 1B
5) Alex Gordon (L) LF
6) Wilson Betemit (S) 3B
7) Jeff Francoeur® RF
8) Brayan Pena (S) C
9) Alcides Escobar® SS

The Indians will counter with this lineup against the Royals:

1) Michael Brantley (L) CF
2) Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
3) Shin-Soo Choo (L) RF
4) Carlos Santana (S) 1B
5) Travis Hafner (L) DH
6) Orlando Cabrera® 2B
7) Shelley Duncan® LF
8) Luis Valbuena (L) 3B
9) Lou Marson® C

Kansas City is 14-9 in Cactus League action, while the Indians are 11-11. Game-time is at 4:05 p.m.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.