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In this Aug. 2013 file photo, University of Akron head football coach Terry Bowden keeps an eye on the Zips at football practice at InfoCision Stadium in Akron. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
In this March 2012 file photo, University of Akron defensive coordinator Chuck Amato gestures to his players during practice at InfoCision Stadium in Akron. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
In this Nov. 2013 file photo, Akron head coach Terry Bowden talks to his coaches in the booth on his headset during the first half of a game against Massachusetts in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
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.