Civale scheduled to start out as Cleveland hosts Milwaukee


Milwaukee Brewers (88-55, first in NL Central) vs. Cleveland Indians (69-71, second in AL Central)

Cleveland; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING LIKELIHOODS: Brewers: Eric Lauer (5-5, 2.99 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 91 strikeouts) Indians: Aaron Civale (10-3, 3.25 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 82 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland and Milwaukee will compete against each other on Sunday.

The Indians are 36-35 in their homeland. Cleveland Hitters have had a team on base percentage of 0.300 this season, led by Myles Straw with a 0.350 mark.

The Brewers left home 48-24. Milwaukee has beaten .400 this season. Eduardo Escobar leads the team with a grade of .488.

The Brewers won the last encounter 3-0. Corbin Burnes took his 10th win and Christian Yelich went 1-to-3 for Milwaukee with a doubles and an RBI. Zach Plesac recorded his fifth loss for Cleveland.

TOP PERFORMER: Jose Ramirez leads the Indians with 66 additional base hits and hits .259.

Escobar leads the Brewers with 52 additional base hits and 79 RBIs.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Indians: 3-7, 0.210 batting average, 4.26 ERA, exceeded by 12 runs

Brewers: 7-3, .267 batting average, 4.05 ERA, outperformed opponents by two runs

INJURIES: Indians: Nick Sandlin: (shoulder), Shane Bieber: (shoulder), Josh Naylor: (ankle), Wilson Ramos: (knee), Roberto Perez: (shoulder).

Brewers: Brandon Woodruff: (illness), Justin Topa: (elbow), Angel Perdomo: (back), John Curtiss: (elbow), John Axford: (elbow), Brett Anderson: (shoulder), Tyrone Taylor: (oblique) , Rowdy Tellez: (knee), Mark Mathias: (shoulder), Willy Adames: (quad).


The Associated Press created this story with the technology of Data Skrive and data from Sports Radar.