Found June 14, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
When the Indians placed Brett Myers on the 60-day DL this week, they also effectively moved the veteran from the “reclamation” pile to the junk pile-- $7 million in dough down the drain for all intents and purposes. Barring a shocking comeback, Myers is this year’s Derek Lowe. And so, for those with a perpetual ax to grind, it’s another fine occasion to either (a) bemoan all the superior pitching acquisitions not made during the offseason, or (b) start listing all the veteran arms Cleveland will be too cheap to pursue come the trading deadline. These two avenues of thought admittedly have a long proud tradition around these parts. But even in the midst of a very rough stretch for the Tribe, I’m going to go out on a limb and try some reverse psychology by keeping things relatively positive. To accomplish this, all I have to do is retell the inspiring origin stories—Clark Kent style-- of two current, legitimately productive members of the Indians starting rotation. As it happens, thes...
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