Quote to note

"I will never say that. The minute I say it, we'll get two-hit. It just never fails. ... This game is so weird, man. And we're probably going to be a team that has some ups and downs, just because of who we have. That's part of it. We'll see."
-- Indians manager Terry Francona, when asked if the offense was warming up

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