• The Indians used eight pitchers in Friday's 3-1 win over the White Sox. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the third game of nine innings or fewer in Major League history in which a team used at least eight pitchers and allowed no more than one run.
It last happened on Oct. 3, 2012, when the Braves used eight pitchers in a 4-0 win over the Pirates. The only other occasion it occurred was on Oct. 2, 2010, when the Rays used eight pitchers to defeat the Royals, also by a score of 4-0.
• Going into Saturday's game against the White Sox, the Tribe's pitching staff had posted a 2.79 road ERA since the All-Star break, the second-lowest mark in the Majors behind Kansas City (2.24).
Manny Randhawa is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.