On Saturday, the Cleveland Indians were looking to bounce back against the Kansas City Royals. The Indians lost to the Royals in the first game of a three-game series with a final score of 3-1.
The Indians going into the series against the Royals lost two out of three in their previous series against the Detroit Tigers.
Going into the Saturday matchup the Indians were sitting at 15-13 and just a half of a game back of the Minnesota Twins and tied with the Tigers. The Royals, on the other hand, went into the game with a record of 10-18 and were 5.5 games behind the Twins.
The Indians went into the game with a record of 4-8 against left-handed pitching.
With the victory, the Indians improve to 16-13 on the season and the Royals fall to 10-19.
Here’s our three takeaways from the 3-1 Indians victory.