Carlos Carrasco lives and dies with his breaking balls, which is what he needs to do to attack Astro hitters.
The Cleveland Indians begin the playoffs tonight. Could these players end up being Impact X-Factors for the team as they roll into Houston?
The Game 1 matchup is set: the Cleveland Indians will take on old foe Justin Verlander. WFNY’s Mike Hattery has your in-depth pitcher preview.
Jose Ramirez slumped at the wrong time in 2017. A late season 2018 slump is mildly worrisome but the safer bet is on the hitting savant being productive in the 2018 playoffs.
The Houston Astros rival the Cleveland Indians in offensive prowess, but they do have a weakness. That weakness and how the Indians might be the perfect team to exploit it are explained here by WFNY’s Gage Will.
The Indians will have to allocate their pitchers wisely in the ALDS against the Houston Astros.
The MLB Playoffs are a totally different animal than the regular season. WFNY’s Playoff Chess previews highlight the lineup construction that should take place against left-handed pitchers in the playoffs.