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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber puts on his jacket after being relieved in the ninth inning in the first game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers, July 19 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber (left) is congratulated by catcher Yan Gomes after a complete game, 5-1 win over the Kansas City Royals, April 24 in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws during the first inning in the first game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers July 19 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
CLEVELAND: Indians manager Terry Francona often says momentum in baseball in 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.