Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 6/1/12
What a difference a week can make. It was a week ago that the Indians completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers that pushed the Indians' record to 26-18, and extended their first place lead in the Central Division to 3 12 games. Thursday the Indians had a much-needed off day as it gave them a chance to try to regroup from a disastrous week in which they lost five of six games. They followed their three-game sweep of Detroit by getting swept in a three game series in Chicago. Then they came home and lost two of three games to Kansas City. The Indians were outscored, 48-26, in those six games. As a result, in the space of one week the Indians went from being in first place by 3 12 games to falling into second place, 1 12 games behind the division leading White Sox. They also lost their Nos. 4 and 5 hitters. Cleanup hitter Travis Hafner, the designated hitter, was placed on the disabled list Wednesday, and Thursday had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. He is expected...
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