Things couldn't get much worse for the Tribe, coming out of a four game sweep at the hands of division rival Detroit, but they will have to pull themselves back together for any chance at the playoffs this season. They will make their next move against the sub .500 Angels who currently reside in a solid fourth place in the American League West. While they haven't played up to expectations, Los Angeles certainly can't be looked beyond as they bring a talented group of starting pitchers as well as a lineup filled with former and future All-Stars. A series win would work some magic as far as getting things back on track, but a sweep would suit them much better as the red hot Tigers so no signs of slowing down.
Game 1: August 9th, 7:05 PM EDT
Jared Weaver, RHP, 6-5, 2.90 ERA vs Scott Kazmir, LHP, 7-4, 3.89 ERA
Game 2: August 10th, 7:05 PM EDT
C.J. Wilson, LHP, 11-6, 3.49 ERA vs Ubaldo Jimenez, RHP, 8-6, 4.18 ERA
In addition to moving Jimenez out of the Detroit series (a ...