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MLB: Cleveland Indians News & Notes, 8/8/2013

I didn't win the PowerBall lottery last night either.

It's a lonely dugout for the catcher after a loss like last night's.
It's a lonely dugout for the catcher after a loss like last night's.
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Prince Fielder delivers big hit as Detroit beats Cleveland Indians, 6-5, in 14 innings | - Manager Terry Francona sent Danny Salazar out for the eighth inning Wednesday night with a 3-2 lead against the Tigers. Salazar and the Indians lead to not make it through the inning as Detroit rallied for a 6-5 victory in 14 innings.

Daily Notes: A Sober Dispatch from the Corey Kluber Society | FanGraphs Baseball - The Society reacts to the bad news from Cleveland.

Can the Indians reach the postseason this year? | : Marc Normandin Article - We're used to the Indians leading the AL Central in May. Staying in the wild card race in August is a different matter. But this season has seen all kinds of change for the better -- even the pitching is improved. The question is whether Cleveland can keep it up.

Marla Ridenour: All is not lost for Indians despite loss of Corey Kluber - News - Ohio - Step away from the ledge.

St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright counseled Zach McAllister on finger injury: Cleveland Indians chatter | - Zach McAllister, with the help of Indians trainer Lonnie Soloff and former pitcher Jake Westbrook, was able to compare notes on his finger injury with St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright.

Tigers can start printing playoff tickets - SweetSpot Blog - ESPN - This is what everyone outside of Northeast Ohio thinks.

Sea Dogs' good start ends badly | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram - A bad day for LGFT Rafael Perez, who gave up two homers – and the lead – in the ninth inning for the Portland (ME) Sea Dogs of the AA Eastern League.

Full Count " Understanding Lars Anderson: A study in baseball makeup - LGFT Lars Anderson - a case study of failure to put it all together from Gabe Kapler