Report: Cleveland Indians projected to win 97 games this year

Posted: 4:29 PM, Feb 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-13 14:39:53Z
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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians are favored to win the second-most games in Major League Baseball in 2019, according to Baseball Prospectus.

The organization, which uses statistics to analyze baseball, predicts the Tribe should go 97-65 this year.

Baseball Prospectus prognosticates that the Houston Astros will beat the Indians for most wins with a record of 98-64.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are predicted to have the best record in the National League with a record of 93-69.

Cleveland is also projected to win the American League Central Division, with the Minnesota Twins placing second in the league with an 81-81 record.

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The Indians kick off the regular season on March 28 against the Twins.