Tom Hamilton will be honored during a pregame ceremony for his 25 years as voice of the lndians on Friday, Aug. 1 as part of the Tribe's 20th anniversary celebration at Progressive Field.
During the game, Hamilton's calls for his all-time top 10 moments will be played throughout the park. They will also introduce the night's fireworks show, with a hits of 1994 theme.
On Saturday, Aug. 2, the Indians will unveil the new Jim Thome statue near Heritage Park and a replica will be given to 12,500 fans. Fireworks will have a Jim Thome theme.
Sunday, Aug. 3 will be the team's regular Kids Fun Day, along with Slider's birthday celebration.
*Catcher Roberto Perez of Triple-A Columbus was selected the Indians' minor league player of the week. Perez hit .316 with a home run, a double, 3 RBI and a .918 OPS. He has hit safely in eight consecutive games dating back to June 21. In that span, he's batting .357 with eight RBI and a .1.139 OPS. He had 5 RBI in the Clippers' 10-1 victory over Louisville Monday, giving him 40, passing Jesus Aguilar for the team RBI lead.
*The Indians are an American League-low 16-28 (.364) on the road this season, tied with the Colorado Rockies. But over the last 15 road games they are 7-8.
*This is only the second regular-season series between the Indians and Dodgers and the first since June, 2008. No one on the Indians' roster played that season.
*While Indians pitchers have combined for a 2.25 ERA in the past two games, the hitters are 2 for 54 with no extra base hits.
Game: 10:10 p.m. EDT at Dodger Stadium
Michael Bourn CF
Asdrubal Cabrera SS
Lonnie Chisenhall 3B
Jason Kipnis 2B
Nick Swisher 1B
Yan Gomes C
David Murphy RF
Justin Masterson P
Dee Gordon 2B
Yasiel Puig RF
Adrian Gonzalez 1B
Matt Kemp LF
Andre Ethier CF
Juan Uribe 3B
Drew Butera C
Carlos Triunfel SS
Josh Beckett P