INDIANS' STARTING LINEUP
AL SMITH, If; bats R. throws R
Batting: Start him with fast ball, high and inside, but keep ball up and get mustard on it. Then try change-up or curve low and away. Duster doesn't bother him. Low fast balls are his strength. Hits them to left with power.
Fielding: Better moving in than back. Weaker to right than left. May shy from walls. Accurate arm.
Base-running: Very fast down line. Bad judgment on long flies.
R. AVILA, 2b; bats R, throws R
Batting: Swings only at strikes: has no pronounced weakness. Try curves low and away but he may punch them to right. Pulls fast ball to left with power and hits change-up hard. Fine bunter, bunts any time. Never throw him change-up).
Fielding: Plays hitters well, has speed, but weak coming up with ball, especially to his right. Fair DP.
Base-running: Fast down line, will steal, slides hard. Gambler for extra base.
L. DOBY, cf; bats L, throws R