CLEVELAND, Ohio — Here’s a look at the Guardians’ three-game series against the Athletics.

Or: RingCentral Coliseum, Friday to Sunday.

television/radio: Bally Sports Great Lakes, WTAM 1100 AM, WMMS 100.7 FM and the Guardians Radio Network will broadcast all three games.

Pitch matches: RHP Aaron Civale (0-2, 9.58 ERA) against RHP Frankie Montas (2-2, 3.28) Friday at 9:40 p.m.; RHP Shane Bieber (1-1, 2.82) vs. LHP Cole Irvin (2-1, 3.32) Saturday at 4:07 p.m.; RHP Triston McKenzie (0-2, 3.71) vs. TBD Sunday at 4:07 p.m.

Series: Cleveland leads the all-time series, 1,037-992. Oakland won the season series last year, 4-2, with Cleveland’s two wins on the road.

Team Updates:

Guardians – Cleveland entered Thursday action after losing six straight games on their road trip, the club’s longest losing streak since dropping nine straight games from June 30 to July 7, 2021. Jose Ramirez leads baseball with 25 RBIs and is second in the American League in slugging percentage (.735). Aaron Civale enters Friday’s game winless in his first three starts with 11 strikeouts in 10 1/3 innings.

Athletics – Oakland won eight of its first 12 games, then lost three of the next four before a 1-0 win over San Francisco on Wednesday. A’s pitchers compiling a 2.70 ERA in their first 12 games. Their starters have pitched 95 1/3 innings, the most in the American League. Oakland’s offense has been held to two points or less seven times in its last nine games.


Guardians – RHP Anthony Castro (COVID), RHP James Karinchak (right shoulder), RHP Carlos Vargas (right elbow) and RHP Cody Morris (right lat) are on the injured list.

Athletics – OF Skye Bolt (right oblique), RHP Deolis Guerra (right elbow), RHP Brent Honeywell (right elbow), IF Drew Jackson (COVID), RHP James Kaprielian (right shoulder), IF Jed Lowrie (COVID), IF Kevin Smith (left ankle), RHP Lou Trivino (COVID), C Stephen Vogt (right knee) are on the injured list.

Following: The Guardians are out on Monday before returning to Progressive Field to open a quick two-game series against San Diego on Tuesday at 6:10 p.m.

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