Explaining the Tribe's offensive funk 

August, 16, 2013
8/16/13
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If there was a concern with the Cleveland Indians heading into the critical final months of the season, it was supposed to be its pitching. But over the last 20 games or so, it has been the Indians' bats that have gone cold.

The reason for it, at least in part, is easy to explain.