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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Indians manager Manny Acta wants his team to relax despite the mounting losses. Shin-Soo Choo and Casey Kotchman each got two hits for Cleveland, but that wasn't nearly enough in a 7-0 loss to Oakland. Jarrod Parker pitched eight sharp innings while Coco Crisp homered and drove in five runs as the Athletics completed a three-game sweep. "You have to stay positive," Acta said. "The guys are better than that. They are trying very hard. They need to relax. Its been going on for a while." The Indians have lost five straight and 18 of their last 22. "The guys have to relax and let the game come to them and then things will start to happen," Acta said. Choo, who singled twice, said he didn't see anything special about Parker (8-7). "Our hitters tried too much today," he said. "A lot of ground balls, swinging early in the count. I think he's was pretty good, but I think we were too aggressive." Oak...
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