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"That immediately came to mind. The last couple teams I've played on in the big leagues, they weren't contenders. They were good teams, but not contenders. Now, it's going to be a different feel. I'm excited. It's going to be a lot of fun."
--Outfielder Matt Carson, on joining the Indians during a playoff chase

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.