Found July 27, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
It is 7-1, Kluber is pitching well as usual, the Tribe seems to be rolling, winning a very important first game of the series. This is exactly the shot in the arm they needed, a big win making it two in a row, and then all of the sudden it happened. The Tribe had to go to the bullpen. Yes they had a four run lead with three innings to play, and yes it was against a middle of the pack offense but the Tribe’s back end collapsed, shockingly Rich Hill and Chris Perez were the only ones to keep it together. Simply put, the Indians really have just one maybe well-functioning reliever this season and one of them was having weed shipped to his dog. So obviously I am using high function loosely. Digressing, a case could be made for Allen in stretches and perhaps Albers of late, but in reality it has been a complete fracas of underperformance. Therefore, we are going to take a quick look at two guys specifically who have underperformed this season and been absolutely vital to past success. Th...
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