Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/28/12
The Indians recently stopped another losing streak against the New York Yankees, but still dropped the series to the A.L. East leading Yankees. This is the eight consecutive series the Indians have managed to lose or split. Roberto Hernandez of the Indians had a no hitter through 5 2/3 innings in his last start. Hernandez, formerly known as Carmona, has been inconsistent ever since his breakout 2007 season in which he won 19 games. For this reason alone, Tribe fans realize Hernandez could very well get knocked out early against Oakland tonight. As the Indians are far out of contention, it is important for them to evaluate the team for next season, and this includes Hernandez. The Indians released Derek Lowe weeks ago, who was atrocious for Cleveland. The Yankees claimed Lowe, and Lowe contributed with a four inning save in his first appearance with New York. ‘ This is a perfect example of how desperate teams are for pitching, and why the Indians could move forward with Hernandez in ...
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