The Cleveland Indians came into the weekend set against the Baltimore Orioles hoping to boost themselves up in the AL Central. With Monday now here, they're now really just hoping that they'll be able to win a game. After being swept in the first three games of their four game set against the Orioles, Cleveland is getting extra desperate for wins as the Tigers and White Sox continue to move up in the standings.
Baltimore's three wins over the Indians so far in the series have moved their winning streak up to five and Cleveland's losing streak up to four. It has also pushed the Indians below .500 for the first time since April.
Monday's pitching match up in the final game of the series will see Justin Masterson (6-8, 4.29 ERA) of the Indians taking on Tommy Hunter (4-4, 5.71 ERA) of the Orioles as Cleveland try to regain the winning ways that had them atop the AL Central before the All-Star Break.
The game will be at Progressive Field at 7:05 p.m. ET.
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