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Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter Johnny Damon follows the flight of his seventh-inning RBI sacrifice fly off New York Yankees relief pitcher Luis Ayala during a game Sept. 26, 2011, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Johnny Damon, now with the Cleveland Indians, watches the baseball game from the Tampa Rays dugout on July 7, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
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.