Found July 22, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
Well, it wasn’t exactly how the Indians wanted to start the second half, but despite losing two out of three in Minnesota, Cleveland didn’t lose any ground in the division race since the Tigers had a similar outcome in Kansas City over the weekend. As of now, the Tribe stands a game and a half behind first place Detroit in the AL Central and is trying to avoid the second half falloff many are anticipating from them this year. The talent level has increased over the last few seasons, but there are still some holes to fill and some loose ends to be tightened. The trade deadline looms and the Indians have appeared as players in several rumors. Latest reports indicate that the Tribe will be looking to add a left-handed reliever before anything else. However, they could also be shopping for a starter and possibly another bat. Names like Glen Perkins, Oliver Perez, Yovani Gallardo and Marlon Byrd have been brought up in trade speculation amongst local media pun...
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