After having their winning streak snapped the A's travel to Cleveland to take on the Indians in a 3 game set.
We've got ourselves a new first basemen. Just in time to face 3 straight right handed pitchers...
Do your HOMEWORK
1. Series outcome (3 points) A'S SWEEP
2. 1B production: Out with the old in with the new. Predict Nick Swishers PA/H/BB/K (2 points each) now do the same for our newly procured platoon mate, Kyle Blanks PA/H/BB/K (2 points each) does either homer (1 point) (17 points total)
Nick Swisher: 12/2/0/4
Kyle Blanks: 2/1/0/0 yes Swisher
3. Our bullpen has been a little shaky guess A's, Indians or Tie: Which bullpen gives up the most runs? Walks the most? Strikes out the most? Has more blown saves? Most decisions (wins and losses)? Most saves? (1 point each, 7 total) Indians/Indians/Indians/Tie/A's/ Tie
4. Let's talk about the Starters: Choose a starting pitcher for each team and predict: IP/H/ER/BB/K. That's one pitcher for each team (2 points each, 20 total) If the pitcher you choose is replaced guesses will go towards the starter of that game. If there is a change you may alter your guesses before game time.
Sonny Gray: 6IP/ 2H/ 1ER/ 3BB/ 9K
McAllister: 1.1IP/ 5H/ 8ER/ 3BB/ 3K
Kazmir: 1.1IP/ 1H/ 1ER/ 3BB/ 1K
Tomlin: 6IP/ 5H/ 3ER/ 1BB/ 2K
Chavez: 5IP/ 6H/ 2ER/ 3BB/ 6K
Masterson: 4.1IP/ 7H/ 7ER/ 5BB/ 1K
5a) How many home runs in this series? (2 points) 8HR
b) How many outfield assists? (2 points) 0
c) How many stolen bases? (1 point) 1
d) How many errors? (1 point) 8
First pitch is scheduled 7:05 EDT