Cleveland Indians drenched and swept in 2-0 loss to New York Mets

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Cleveland Indians drenched and swept in 2-0 loss to New York Mets
Cleveland Indians drenched and swept in 2-0 loss to New York Mets

NEW YORK -- If ever a team needed to escape New York, it's the Indians. Eight days in the Big Apple proved to be way too long a stay for manager Terry Francona's team. Maybe it was the bright lights. Or one too many subway rides. Whatever the reason, the Tribe played like an also ran instead of a contender. Not only were they swept by the Mets in this three-game series, but they lost Thursday night's game, 2-0, after enduring two rain delays totaling just over three hours. The game was called in the bottom of the eighth with runners on first and third. “The umpires were unbelievable with us,” said Francona. “You appreciate communication like that. You'd like to finish the game, but at some point

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