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Astros Vs. Indians: Game 1 Preview, TV Info And More

Through a quirk of MLB's Interleague scheduling, the Astros haven't faced the Indians in 11 years, and Friday's game will mark the end of the longest period any two teams have met in the Interleague era. Lucas Harrell will get the start for Houston, fighting a growing ERA (8.37 in his last four starts) but showing consistency at home. Harrell is 4-0 at home in his last five starts.

Ubaldo Jimenez will start for the Tribe, and his 3-0 with a 2.27 ERA against Houston in five starts, and 1-0 in three starts at Minute Maid Park. However, only Carlos Lee, Jordan Schafer and Chris Snyder have ever faced Jimenez.

Date / Time: Friday, June 22, 7:05 p.m. CT

Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

TV: Fox Sports Houston

Radio: KTRH 740, KLAT 1010

Probable Starters: Ubaldo Jimenez (6-5) vs. Lucas Harrell (6-5)

For more on the Houston Astros, be sure to check out From The Crawfish Boxes. Cleveland Indians news and notes can be found at Let's Go Tribe, and all your MLB news is at Baseball Nation.

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