Quote to note

"It's a different team. We weren't playing near as well then as we are right now. We've got a lot of confidence right now. We're playing really good baseball." -- Allen, referencing Cleveland's first meeting with the Yankees this season. New York outscored the Indians, 25-7, in two blowout wins on April 8 and 9. The Tribe, however, entered Monday having won 12 of its past 14 games.

Mark Emery is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.