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'You Take The High Road And I'll Take The Low Road': Tribe Splits Squads To Face Mariners, Chisox Today

The Indians, fresh off of Fausto Carmona’s second victory of the preseason in a 6-2 victory yesterday over the Colorado Rockies, will split squads today and face both the Seattle Mariners and the Chicago White Sox under the sun in Arizona.

Seattle is 2-3 in the young exhibition season while Chicago is 1-4. In the meantime, yesterday’s win evened the Tribe’s “practice game” mark at 3-3.

The Mariners earlier this week acquired veteran right-hander Aaron Laffey from the Indians, and with former Cleveland skipper Eric Wedge at the Mariners’ helm, the game takes on a little added flavor.

And the game with Chicago? There is always something special, even in the preseason, about a game against a divisional opponent…

…Especially a divisional opponent that will be your foe when the season begins in 27 days.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.