Cleveland hopes to win one for the home crowd on Tuesday as they send Zach McAllister to the mound to face off against Dan Haren. McAllister is in the rotation due to Jeanmar Gomez spending time at Triple-A Columbus to work on mechanical issues.
Fans in attendance of tonight's contest will be treated to a post-game fireworks show set to a patriotic theme in honor of Independence Day tomorrow. In addition to the post-game fireworks show, the Cleveland Indians will donate $1 from every ticket sold to the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland as part of their season-long Fill The House for Charity campaign, a program that takes place every Tuesday home game during the 2012 season.
The Cleveland Indians will take on the Los Angeles Angels at Progressive Field located in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday, July 3, 2012 at 7:05 p.m. EDT.
Cleveland enters the game with a 40-39 record and in second place in the American League Central. They are 20-19 when playing at home and have won three of their last 10 games.
Los Angeles comes into the matchup with a 45-35 record and in second place in the American League West. They are 23-18 when playing on the road and have won seven of their last 10 games.
The season series is currently stands at 2-2.
Where to watch or listen:
In Cleveland: Television- STO, Radio- WTAM, Indians Radio Network.
Nationwide: Television and Radio via MLB.TV (Television blackouts apply in Cleveland market).
The batting statistic leaders:
Cleveland: Asdrubal Cabrera- .295 batting average, Jason Kipnis/Asdrubal Cabrera- 11 home runs, Jason Kipnis- 47 runs batted in.
Los Angeles: Mike Trout- .339 batting average, Mark Trumbo- 20 home runs, Mark Trumbo- 55 runs batted in.
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