Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 7/1/13
The Indians just completed one of their most impressive series of the season, filled with early comebacks, late comebacks and a complete game shut out. This success has not been without it's rewards as the four game winning streak (and 15-5 record during the past 20 games) has placed the Indians back into first place in the AL Central. One game past the half way point, the Indians are a half game ahead of the Tigers, who have played one less game than the Tribe. The Indians will play a quick series in Kansas City before coming back to Cleveland to play Detroit in what looks to be a big four game series. The Tribe can't look past the Royals however, who are currently in third in the AL Central, just four games behind the Tigers. The Royals will have a little different look than in the past as for the first time since 2010 Jeff Francoeur will not be a starter. In his place, they have brought up Johnny Giavotella, who is off to a pretty good start, knocking in two games in his firs...
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