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Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers the ball to the New York Yankees during the first inning of a game in Aug. 2014, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers in the first inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles in Aug. 2014, in Cleveland. Carrasco pitched 7 innings and gave up three hits. The Indians defeated the Orioles 6-0. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
TORONTO: When Chris Bosh and LeBron James joined together with the Miami Heat six years ago, they left behind two franchises that disintegrated into irrelevance. Without their franchise pillars, both the Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors became also-rans. They took far different paths to get here, but both teams have returned to the top of the Eastern Conference.