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MLB: Cleveland Indians News & Notes, May 21, 2013, Fueled by Beet Juice and Improbability

Beet juice and improbability: your 2013 Cleveland Indians

Beet juice and improbability
Beet juice and improbability
Jason Miller

It's gotta be the beet juice.

Yan Gomes' secret? Beet juice: Cleveland Indians Insider | Before hitting two home runs and throwing out two would-be base-stealers, Cleveland Indians catcher drank a bottle of beet juice before the game with the Seattle Mariners.

Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Indians - May 20, 2013 | CLE Recap: Recap from Bastian

MLB Scores: Mariners Lose a Wild Heartbreaker to the Indians, 10-8 - Lookout Landing: Cleveland remains the worst city in America.

Mariners catcher Kelly Shoppach recalls his days in Cleveland | Mariners | The Seattle Times: "One thing we always had in Cleveland — and I think it stems from Wedgie — was the confidence to go out and win every game," Shoppach said.

Mariners can’t close Indians out, lose it 10-8 in 10th | Mariners blog | Seattle Times: The view from Seattle.

Justin Masterson of the Cleveland Indians named the American League Player of the Week | News: Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Justin Masterson has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending May 19th.

Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez serves up third homer in two outings | News: Speaking after Monday's thrilling 10-8 walk-off win in extra innings, Indians closer Chris Perez sounded like a guy who thinks something might be wrong.

Cleveland Indians may be a real challenge to Detroit Tigers this time | Detroit Free Press | A year ago Tuesday, the Indians led the AL Central by 21/2 games. They finished 20 games behind the first-place Tigers. So what's new about the first-place Indians on May 21? Plenty.

Excitement building with each Cleveland Indians victory: Terry Pluto | The Cleveland Indians' current winning streak seems set to a soundtrack of fireworks and cheering fans.

Now may be the time to believe in the Indians | News: Winners of 18 of their last 22 games, the Cleveland Indians are starting to look like real contenders in a tough AL Central. Their current run may be enough to make anyone a believer.

Miami Marlins rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez will try to baffle... | Jordan Brown is back in the Major Leagues. Well, sort of. He's now a Marlin.

One man has perfected the science of catching foul balls. | : Mike Tanier Article: For Zack Hample, there's a science to catching baseballs.