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4/21: Open game thread

Nathan Karns vs Cody Anderson

Let's Leaveland.
Let's Leaveland.
Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The M's go for a series win in Cleveland against an actually not elite pitcher from Cleveland. Don't let that start time fool you, yes it's a 9AM start folks. This is all of course, depending on the rain not interrupting us here.

Today's Lineups

Norichika Aoki - LF Rajai Davis - LF
Seth Smith - RF Jason Kipnis - 2B
Robinson Cano - 2B Francisco Lindor - SS
Nelson Cruz - DH Carlos Santana - 1B
Kyle Seager - 3B Marlon Byrd - DH
Adam Lind - 1B Jose Ramirez - 3B
Leonys Martin - CF Lonnie Chisenhall - RF
Steve Clevenger - C Roberto Perez - C
Ketel Marte - SS Tyler Naquin - CF
Nate Karns - RHP Cody Anderson - RHP

As you can tell, Cody Anderson throws from the right side. As such, we get Seth Smith in the field and Lind at first. Ketel returns to the lineup after a day off and Steve "The Cleve" Clevenger comes in to man the plate. It's a game that this team has some serious business winning.

As for Karns, he of the 12 K/9 and 5 BB/9, let's hope that amazing stuff he flashes settles down and he can avoid having to maintain a strand rate of 85%. Karns has some live pitches, and if he locates it, he just might be one of the nastiest pitchers we've had here in a long while.

Let's get that win, and get out of Cleveland.

Game Info:

  • M's vs. Cleveland, 9:10AM PST
  • TV: ROOT Sports
  • Radio: 710 ESPN
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