Found October 02, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
It might as well be Game 7 of a playoff series. Matched up for the first time since June 2, Cleveland (92-70) will battle the Tampa Bay Rays (92-71) in a one-game wild card playoff Wednesday night at Progressive Field. The winner goes on to play the Boston Red Sox in the American League Division Series, while the loser ends their quest for baseball glory by packing their bags for another grueling offseason. For the Indians, you could say their road to the postseason has simply been a roller coaster ride of all sorts, ending the regular season on a high with a franchise record 10 game winning streak. Having lost 94 games just one year ago, first year manager Terry Francona has led his bunch into October for the first time since 2007. They did it with one of the best months of September in baseball history, going 21-6 to grab the top A.L. wild card seed. It marked the first time Cleveland won 20 games in a month since they did it twice in 1995, when the team went to the World Series. ...
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