After the schedule in the last couple of months, it might be easy for the Indians to overlook their next nine games, but it will be the next nine games that will show just how much playing quality opposition has matured this team.â†µ
Three games with Baltimore. Three games with Seattle. Three games with Kansas City. This stretch of “easier” baseball begins tonight, with Justin Masterson getting the call against the Orioles.â†µ
Let’s see what you’ve got, Indians. Let’s see what playing Boston, New York, Tampa Bay, Texas, among others, has shown you about what it would take to be a contender: to play around .500 ball against quality teams and to beat up on the weaker ones.