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Allen scheduled to start for Indians at Rays

July 5, 2021 GMT

Cleveland Indians (42-39, second in the AL Central) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (48-36, second in the AL East)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Monday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Logan Allen (1-5, 8.85 ERA, 1.66 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Rays: Rich Hill (6-3, 3.70 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -204, Indians +172; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay and Cleveland will play on Monday.

The Rays are 23-16 in home games in 2020. Tampa Bay hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .310 this season, led by Yandy Diaz with a mark of .367.

The Indians have gone 21-20 away from home. Cleveland is slugging .393 as a unit. Jose Ramirez leads the team with a slugging percentage of .544.

TOP PERFORMERS: Randy Arozarena leads the Rays with 76 hits and has 40 RBIs.

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Cesar Hernandez is second on the Indians with 28 extra base hits and is batting .220.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 5-5, .227 batting average, 4.71 ERA, outscored by three runs

Indians: 2-8, .231 batting average, 5.72 ERA, outscored by 17 runs

INJURIES: Rays: Ryan Thompson: (shoulder), Chaz Roe: (shoulder), Cody Reed: (thumb), Colin Poche: (elbow), Tyler Glasnow: (elbow), Josh Fleming: (calf), Oliver Drake: (forearm), Yonny Chirinos: (elbow), Jalen Beeks: (elbow), Chris Archer: (forearm), Nick Anderson: (elbow).

Indians: Zach Plesac: (thumb), Cam Hill: (wrist), Aaron Civale: (finger), Shane Bieber: (shoulder), Josh Naylor: (ankle), Jordan Luplow: (ankle), Jose Ramirez: (elbow).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.