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Former Cleveland head coach Pat Shurmur argues a call with an official during the Browns 24-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills in their game at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Sept. 2012, in Cleveland, Ohio. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
Former Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur chats with fans during pre-game activities before the team's 30-7 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in their game at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Dec. 2012, in Cleveland, Ohio. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas watches from the bench during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Sept. 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas watches from the bench in the first quarter of a game against the San Diego Chargers Oct. 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
CLEVELAND: Indians manager Terry Francona often says momentum in baseball is only up to the next day’s opposing starting pitcher. And on Wednesday, the Indians faced a brick wall in the form of Stephen Strasburg and lost to the Washington Nationals 4-1.