Short Answer: Luck.
Long, Depressing Answer: Below the fold…
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The second half of the baseball season starts tomorrow night, and the Cleveland Indians are in good position to make the playoffs.
They have a 6-1/2 game lead in the American League Central Division and after they return from the trip they start tomorrow, they will play 39 of their last 65 contests at Progressive Field. 549 more words
So the Yankees will have a chance to get their record back to .500 before the All-Star break after all. A gripping, 7-6, 11-inning victory Saturday over the Indians brought the Yankees’ mark to 43-44, and they will have their best starter, Masahiro Tanaka, on the mound Sunday, the last game before the annual vacation. 641 more words
The Indians beat the Tigers, 12-1, on Tuesday night, the club’s 13th straight win at home and 11th straight win over the Tigers in 2016. 156 more words
The Indians won 14 consecutive games from June 17-July 1 to establish the longest winning streak in Cleveland franchise history, edging a pair of 13-game heaters in 1942 (April 18-May 2) and 1951 (Aug. 207 more words
Jose Ramirez – Professional Resume – 2016 Cleveland Indians
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