Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 8/26/14
1) A 2-4 start out of the All Star Break was not in the Indians feel-good script for this feel-good season. Its times like this that it seems this team might be a year or two away. But then they go thump Seattle pretty good in the finale, Detroit does not pull away and Cleveland heads home where they have won six-of-their-last-eight and 30-of-49 this season. This team refuses to slip away, and even when theyre frustrating they do enough to keep themselves still, in the words of their manager, playing games that matter.2) What is frustrating is the Indians gave away games with poor baserunning and poor play in the field, which led to four one-run losses. Now, a poor baserunning play is just that; it doesnt mean the players are poor, it means they made a poor play. But it does highlight something about the 2013 team: This is a good team, but when it beats itself its not good enough to overcome those gaffes. The Indians can play with anyone when they play well, but when they dont they ...
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