Found July 28, 2012 on Cleveland Sports 360:
In the Indians pre-game show Tribe relief pitcher Joe Smith made comments about the team having success against teams like the Minnesota Twins and  Kansas City. Smith was making a comparison between the Indians schedule and the Tigers and the White Sox schedule, Smith said the Indians have success against teams like the Twins. Either the rest of the team didn’t see the interview or Smith forgot to pass his message on, the Indians then went on to get their butts handed to them by the Twins. Josh Tomlin gave up 10 hits and 8 runs in the game against the team the Indians were suppose to beat.  The Cleveland offense only had three hits off Minnesota pitcher Scott Diamond who went on to complete the game and get the shut out over the team that just rallied for a come from behind win over the Tigers with Justin Verlander pitching. It wasn’t suppose to happen like this, the Indians clearly are a better team than the Twins. The Cleveland Indians are going to miss the play-offs if they can’t...
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