Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Guardians Picks and Predictions May 15th 2024

Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Guardians MLB Wed, May 15, 20:05 pm.
Texas Rangers
ML: -190
Cleveland Guardians
ML: 155

Cleveland Guardians on the Brink of a Clean Sweep Against the Texas Rangers: A Must-Watch Series Finale

The Cleveland Guardians are on fire! Currently topping the American League Central, they’re gearing up to sweep the reigning World Series champs, the Texas Rangers, in what’s shaping up to be a nail-biting Wednesday night game. Veteran pitcher Carlos Carrasco is set to bring his A-game, riding a wave of stellar performances that could spell trouble for Texas.


Carlos Carrasco: Back in the Groove

At 37, Carrasco is proving age is just a number. With 13 innings of solid pitching and only four earned runs over his last two games, he’s been clutch. Remember how he fought to snag the fifth starter spot this spring? Well, it’s paying off big time. Manager Stephen Vogt can’t stop raving about him, saying, “The last few times out he’s been outstanding… We’re really, really encouraged by Cookie.”

Even in a tough outing against the Chicago White Sox, where Carrasco gave up five runs, his five strikeouts with zero walks showed he’s crucial to the Guardians’ push. Vogt was all praise post-game: “Cookie was unbelievably outstanding tonight… He was great. We just didn’t get enough runs off Crochet.”

Guardians’ Offensive Powerhouse

The Guardians are smashing it with the bat too. They kicked off with a massive 7-0 win, followed by a tight 7-4 victory, thanks to Josh Naylor’s three-run homer and Bo Naylor’s two-run double. They’ve been setting the stage from the get-go, and Vogt is loving the strong start.

Rangers Looking for a Turnaround

It’s been a rough patch for the Rangers, who are stuck in a five-game slide, their worst this season. They’re hoping to bounce back at home where they’ve been underperforming with a 10-11 record. Jon Gray, taking the mound for Texas, has his work cut out for him, given his past struggles against Cleveland.

But it’s not all doom and gloom. The Rangers showed some spark in their last game with key plays from Adolis Garcia, Corey Seager, and Nathaniel Lowe. Manager Bruce Bochy remains upbeat, focusing on the positives: “It’s a good sign the way they kept battling back… Good things will happen if we keep doing that.”

What’s at Stake

As the Guardians eye a complete sweep, the Rangers are at a crossroads, needing to regain their mojo. With top-notch pitchers ready to duke it out, this finale is more than just a game—it’s a showcase of determination, skill, and heart.


This Wednesday’s clash is more than just the closing chapter of a series; it’s about the fight and flair of Major League Baseball. The Guardians are looking to cement their lead, while the Rangers are desperate to break free from their slump. For fans, it promises to be an edge-of-your-seat kind of night in Arlington.

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Texas Rangers
O 8.5
Cleveland Guardians
U 8.5
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