Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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The Indians got a much needed win Monday night, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 in a well-pitched game that also featured a new-look Cleveland lineup. Manager Manny Acta shook up the middle of his order, moving designated hitter Travis Hafner and catcher Carlos Santana down. Hafner and Santana have been struggling for much of the season, and in particular of late. One or the other has been frequently been the cleanup hitter, with the other often hitting fifth. That configuration hasn't worked out very well, mostly because neither Santana nor Hafner has produced many runs. Santana has just 30 RBI, and Hafner has 26. With runners in scoring position, Santana is hitting .219, Hafner .137. Acta tried to be as patient as possible waiting for them to start producing, but he finally made a major change in the Indians' fourth game after the All-Star break. Hafner was moved down to the No. 6 spot in the order, and Santana was dropped to the No. 7 spot. It marked the first time eithe...
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