Your first place Cleveland Indians swept four games from the Seattle Mariners in dramatic fashion thanks to three walk off wins and a shutout from their ace Justin Masterson. We were all riding high heading into Tuesday’s two-game set with the rival Detroit Tigers. Then the Tigers beat down the Tribe two straight and all of a sudden, people were starting to panic a bit. When asked if I was worried at all yesterday, I told my dentist, the great Dr. Ben Hornstein, If we had taken three of four from Seattle and split with the Tigers, nobody would be concerned.
What you all need to remember is that the baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint, and this is NOT the 2011 or 2012 Cleveland Indians.
This is Terry Francona’s revamped 2013 Cleveland Indians with a real roster and a top flight manager leading the way. [Read more...]