It has all come down to this.
One game. Tonight. The playoffs.
After the way the 2012 season ended, no rational fan should have expected Cleveland to make the playoffs this year. Yet here we are, counting down the hours to Cleveland-Tampa Bay in the American League Wild Card game.
Sure, it would be nice to have more than one guaranteed playoff game, but beggars can’t be choosers. Cleveland is one of the best teams in baseball and will get the chance to prove it tonight at Progressive Field.
Taking the mound for for the Indians tonight is rookie phenom Danny Salazar. In his 52.0 major league innings this year, Salazar owns a 3.12 ERA, and a strikeout-walk ratio of 65 to 15. He may be a rookie, but he just might be the best pitcher in terms of raw ability on the whole roster. Read More…
From Daily Kent Stater, October 2, 2013