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Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis steals third base with Chicago Cubs' Junior Lake, right, covering during an exhibition spring training baseball game, Monday, March 4, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Cleveland Indians' Drew Stubbs reacts after hitting a two-RBI triple during the fifth inning an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Monday, March 4, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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.