Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 9/5/13
For the eighth time this season, the Indians were able to come from behind in a three game series to win it, as they disposed of their last true challenge of the year against Baltimore. The Indians will face a much weaker foe next, in the New York Mets, but that doesn't mean they can take things easy. The Mets are without their ace and NL All-Star starting pitcher, Matt Harvey, but still will throw a couple of very good young starters against the Tribe in the first two games. The series should be anything but familiar to the Indians as the Mets have only played against Cleveland in nine games in franchise history (the second least of any current team outside of the Dodgers). Historically, the Indians have not fared well (2-7 with a four game losing streak), but both teams have changed considerably since they last met in 2010. An interesting note is that the starter of the second game the last time the two teams met is still the same as Jonathan Niese will be taking the mound New...
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