Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Indians at Cardinals

Dream11 Fantasy Baseball: Indians at Cardinals

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy Baseball series.

Cleveland Indians (20-12) at St. Louis Cardinals (11-12)

Saturday, August 29th, 1:15 PM EDT

Projected Starters

RHP Carlos Carrasco (2-3, 4.50 ERA) vs RHP Jack Flaherty (2-0, 1.98 ERA)

Game Preview

The Indians are clicking in all cylinders offensively and are coming off one of their best performances of the season, scoring 14 runs and mustering 20 hits on route to a huge 14-2 win at Busch Stadium, in a game where Cardinals starter Daniel Ponce de Leon only lasted two-thirds of an inning while allowing four runs on two hits and four walks. There's no question the Cardinals will attempt to bounce back and will have one of their best pitchers, Jack Flaherty, in the mound for Saturday's contest – he owns a 1.98 ERA in 2020. The Indians will counter with veteran Carlos Carrasco, who has gone 2-3 with a 4.50 ERA in the current season. However, if the Indians look as good offensively as they did Friday, the Cardinals might not be able to do much to slow them down.

Injuries

Cleveland Indians

Emmanuel Clase - Suspension - Suspension

6/25 11:24 AM EST - Clase's suspension will be completed if MLB plays an entire 60-game season in 2020, Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Clase was initially slated to serve an 80-game suspension after testing positive for the PED Boldenone, but the suspension won't carry over to 2021 if the league plays their entire 60-game regular season. If the season gets interrupted, negotiations

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