Ervin Santana's worst winning percentage against an AL team is versus the Cleveland Indians.
He'll try to improve on a 1-7 mark against the Indians, who could have Travis Hafner available Wednesday in the finale of a three-game set against the Los Angeles Angels at Progressive Field.
Cleveland (41-39) has given Santana (4-8, 5.12 ERA) problems over the years. He has a 4.13 ERA in 12 starts against the Indians, although he is 1-1 with a 2.39 ERA over five outings over the last three seasons against them.
Santana allowed five runs over five-plus innings and did not get a decision Friday in a 7-5 defeat at Toronto to fall to 2-3 with a 6.13 ERA in eight road starts this year for one of baseball's worst ERAs away from home. One of his better efforts on the road, however, came in Cleveland on April 29 when he yielded two runs over seven innings in a 4-0 defeat as he was outpitched by Derek Lowe.
Although Santana has struggled to defeat the Indians, many of their hitters have ...